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

Land gifted by benefactor for use as school reverted back to his descendants when school replaced


The Court of Appeal clarified the legal position under legislation from a very different era but whose terms remain relevant and are still being felt today, and local authorities will need to take note with their educational buildings.

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.