Derek Hegarty


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Derek is a Partner in William Fry's Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department.  He joined the Firm in 2016, having spent four years at Allied Irish Banks p.l.c. where he led the banking inquiry unit, the enforcement legal team and the business banking legal team.  Prior to that, he practiced at another large Irish corporate law firm in Dublin.  Derek has extensive experience of advising on a broad range of matters in relation to commercial disputes, particularly those involving financial institutions. Derek also advises on the legal and regulatory issues relevant to the management of conduct risk on behalf of financial institutions.

Derek is admitted as a solicitor in Ireland and England and Wales (non-practising in England and Wales).

Derek is listed in Best Lawyers 2019 under 'The Best Lawyers in Ireland' for work in Litigation. 

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