Litigation & Dispute Resolution: Experience

  • ACC Loan Management in successful appeal to the Court of Appeal on a test case concerning the impact of the EURIBOR and LIBOR controversies. 
  • Permanent TSB Group Holdings plc in relation to litigation in respect of the bank's €1.4bn capital reduction and €500m capital raising programme.  
  • Motorola & Nokia in successful resolution of €460m claim by Imagine Group in respect of the provision of a Wi-Max network in Ireland
  • Medtronic plc in relation to a US$49bn Commercial Court Scheme of Arrangement relating to the acquisition of Covidien plc.
  • Volkswagen in relation to emissions controversy.
  • MAN Trucks in the defence of multiple civil claims in Ireland following a European Commission competition infringement decision.
  • Allianz in the defence of High Court clinical negligence claims for insured hospitals providing obstetric and mental health services.

ARBITRATION - INTERNATIONAL & DOMESTIC


  • Panda Waste challenging the four Dublin local authorities‘ attempt to remove private sector involvement from the Dublin domestic waste collection market.
  • Channel Tunnel claim by the Construction consortium for circa £1.7bn for disruption to the design and construction of the works.
  • A local authority in multiparty dispute under pre 2010 arbitration legislation.

FINANCIAL SERVICES LITIGATION


  • RBS on a multitude of litigation arising from their multi-billion euro deleveraging programme in 2015.
  • A number of banks in relation to the Central Bank investigation into tracker mortgages & related civil litigation stemming from same.
  • Fund Administrators on the recovery of sums overpaid to unit holders.
  • IBRC in successfully defending Commercial Court proceedings brought by investors in a fund.
  • Madoff related litigation, advising parties involved.
  • Noble Insurance Company in a significant dispute with reinsurers on a product recall claim.

PRODUCT LIABILITY


  • Smith & Nephew in defence of multi-plaintiff product liability claim for a number of Plaintiffs claiming damages in respect of metal on metal implants for hip replacements.
  • John Deere defending various product liability claims.
  • Abbott Laboratories in the successful defence of a medical stent patent infringement claim.
  • HWM in the defence of one of Ireland’s largest software copyright cases.
  • Acting on behalf of Key Safety Systems (air safety bags).
  • British American Tobacco in product liability matters and in the successful defence of first regulatory prosecution under new Irish marketing legislation.