Row between US firm and billionaire Safra over €170m case to unfold in Irish court

Jacqui Safra, who listed Garinish island in Kerry as his residence on formal documents, is being pursued by MCG California

Jacqui Safra, a Swiss-Lebanese billionaire, owns the Parknasilla Hotel in Sneem

A lawsuit brought by a US company over a $192 million (€175 million) judgment against a Swiss-Lebanese billionaire has been entered in the High Court’s commercial list and will be heard later this year.

Mr Justice Denis McDonald made an order admitting the case brought by MCG California LLC against Jacqui Safra.

Safra, who owns the Parknasilla Hotel in Sneem and lists Garinish Island off County Kerry as his residence, is being pursued over a ...