Ronan Daffey Associate

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Ronan is responsible for keeping the firm’s fee earners up to date with legal developments, advising on technical or novel legal issues, training at all levels and drafting precedent documents to support the department's work.

Main areas of practice 

In addition to the above, Ronan also drafts precedent documents to support the department’s work.

He collects, assesses, and collates all the 'knowhow' generated by the department's transactional lawyers to ensure best practice across the group, as well as carrying out research and drafting legal articles to support the department's business development activity.

Ronan’s Blog

Court warns developers not to take the law into their own hands

The Court of Appeal has sent a strong message to developers not to build on land in breach of a restrictive covenant and then present the court with a fait accompli and challenge the judge not to order demolition but allow them to compensate instead.

Landlords secure victory in the latest insolvency battle

Wright & Rowley as joint liquidators of SHB Realisations Ltd.(formerly BHS Ltd.) (in liquidation) vs. The Prudential Assurance Company Ltd. 2018 EWHC 402 (Ch)

Articles by Ronan

Developers are warned by the Court of Appeal not to take the law into their own hands


Local authorities will be pleased to note that the Court of Appeal accepts that they only have to consider planning issues when presented with a planning application.

Buyers beware - the financial cost of losing track of just one thread in a transaction can be high

Case study

A major housebuilder has fallen victim to an unfortunate lack of concentration when acquiring a development site in Wales, with expensive consequences.

Another contaminated land liability stream for developers to contend with


Developers are geared up to carry out necessary remediation of brownfield sites through the planning process, but what happens if there is historical contamination on land that they have sold to homeowners years before?