Caoimhe Clarkin, Partner, London - A&L Goodbody

Caoimhe Clarkin


Caoimhe Clarkin is a Partner in A&L Goodbody's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. Caoimhe has experience in complex, high profile cases in the Irish Commercial Court. She advises domestic and international clients on constitutional and administrative law, director and auditor liability, product liability and specialises in cases which span a range of financial services litigation including investment funds and insurance litigation. Caoimhe also has experience in the area of domestic and international corporate criminal/regulatory investigations, having acted for a number of Irish and international clients in investigations by various regulatory bodies.

Caoimhe also has experience in the area of domestic and international corporate criminal/regulatory investigations, having acted for a number of Irish and international clients in investigations by various regulatory bodies.

Experience

Her recent experience includes advising:

  • BUPA in judicial review proceedings (including a Supreme Court appeal) and in respect of a Constitutional challenge to the Risk Equalisation Scheme introduced by the Irish Government claiming inter alia.
  • On a constitutional challenge to the Public Health (Tobacco) Act 2002 and successfully defending a client in respect of alleged regulatory breaches of the Public Health Tobacco Acts.
  • Auditors and other professionals on liability and regulatory issues. Acting for an international Audit firm in respect of an international funds litigation class action and for other financial institutions in a series of domestic disputes arising out of the Madoff Ponzi scheme.
  • Funds and their service providers in respect of regulatory, contractual and liability issues.
  • Public bodies in the defence of public procurement proceedings.
  • Clients in a wide range of sectors on product liability issues, including regulatory issues, risk management and product recall and crisis management.

Market Recommendations

  • "Caoimhe is client-focused." (Legal 500 2015)

Education

  • BCL, University College Dublin, 2001
  • BCL International, University of Minnesota, 2000
  • Diploma in Applied Finance Law, Law Society of Ireland, 2005
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2006
  • Solicitor, Law Society of England and Wales, 2011

Professional Activities

Caoimhe is a member of the Irish Commercial Litigation Association, the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association and the British Irish Solicitors Bar Association.

Caoimhe Clarkin

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Areas of expertise