Ronan braced for long legal battle after negotiations with US funds founder

The developer will now proceed with his case against two US-based investment groups

Johnny Ronan: legal battle looming. Picture: Tony Gavin

Developer Johnny Ronan’s real estate group is headed for a potentially long and expensive legal battle with two US-based investment groups, after talks between the parties failed to reach a resolution.

The High Court heard last week that, after a standstill period in the legal dispute relating to one element of the case, Ronan Group Real Estate (RGRE)’s central case would now proceed, with a full defence and any counterclaim due to be filed next ...