Web Summit co-founder files second High Court case against Cosgrave

Daire Hickey, who still holds a 7 per cent share in the company, is already suing its founder for minority shareholder oppression

Paddy Cosgrave: the founder of the Web Summit is suing his co-founder Daire Hickey in the High Court. Picture: Sportsfile

A Web Summit co-founder who is suing Paddy Cosgrave has filed a second High Court case against his former colleague.

Daire Hickey is already suing Cosgrave, the founder and chief executive of the tech conference company, for alleged minority shareholder oppression. He filed a second case in the High Court last month, which is understood to relate to an alleged breach of a profit sharing agreement.

Hickey, who retains a 7 per cent share in ...