Common areas of commercial disputes in which clients often require advice and representation include all manner of contractual disputes, including warranty claims flowing from corporate acquisitions or disposals, shareholders' disputes, distribution, agency matters and intellectual property disputes. Tortious issues frequently litigated include breach of fiduciary duty, use of confidential information, defamation, fraud, professional negligence and tracing. Our team is also highly experienced in providing robust, but when needed, conciliatory representation and advice.
Our lawyers regularly appear before Ireland’s High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. They routinely appear before Ireland's Commercial Court and are familiar with the streamlined procedures and deadlines imposed by that court.
Handling major competition law cases, cases before the European Court of Justice and a wide range of banking related litigation, our commercial litigators also have expertise in insolvency related litigation, acting frequently for insolvency office holders, banks or creditors involved in insolvency proceedings.
Clients often require our acclaimed technical and practical advice and representation in property related litigation, including such matters as disputes over option agreements, a wide range of landlord and tenant issues, specific performance actions and other matters as diverse as trespass and property related fraud.
Our lawyers have wide experience in the operation of the Brussels and Lugano Conventions and have made successful applications for provisional or protective relief pursuant to the Conventions. The firm frequently acts in multijurisdictional litigation.
We are assertive and solution-oriented whether it is in managing complex or high-profile litigation before the Courts, or sensitive commercial issues in an alternative dispute resolution setting through conciliation, mediation or arbitration. Our strength is our experience.