Cassandra Byrne


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Cassandra is a Consultant in our ProjectsConstruction Department. She has a broad practice advising public sector, utility and private entities on all aspects of projects and construction, with particular expertise and specialisation in construction procurement. She advises on bespoke and standard form contracts including those of RIAI, IEI, JCT, FIDIC, NEC, CWMF and OGP.

Cassandra also specialises in projects and construction dispute resolution and dispute avoidance under all construction and engineering contract forms, including the public works contracts. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, arbitrator and Accredited Mediator and advises on related litigation, adjudication, conciliation, expert determination, domestic and international arbitration, and construction insolvency.  

Recent significant experience includes advising:

  • Hammerson across its portfolio of prime retail assets including Dundrum Town Centre.
  • A US private equity fund on Clancy Quay Phases 2 and 3 Dublin and other large mixed-use/commercial and residential projects (including private rented sector (PRS) assets). 
  • Global pharmaceutical/life sciences companies on development of new plant facilities throughout Ireland.
  • Funders on the Dublin Waste to Energy PPP Project and bidders on various PPP roads and accommodation projects.
  • Workday, Biomarin and others on the fit-out of their new European Headquarters in Dublin.

IFLR Notable Practitioner 2019