Laura Murdock


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Laura is a Partner in our Litigation & Dispute Resolution department specialising in white collar crime and regulatory litigation. 

She has extensive experience in complex multi-jurisdictional disputes with a particular focus on fraud and asset recovery. Laura also has significant experience representing regulators in defending judicial review actions, statutory appeals and in enforcement matters. In addition, Laura has represented clients before tribunals and commissions of inquiry. 

Laura is a member of the Womens White Collar Defense Association and regularly presents on litigation matters.

Recent significant work includes advising:

  • Kilsaran Concrete in defence of proceedings alleging below cost selling.
  • Thema International Fund Plc. in its action against HSBC Bank seeking the recovery of over $1bn following the Madoff fraud.
  • A pillar Irish Bank, in relation to all aspects of its participation in the Joint Oireachtas (Parliamentary) Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis.
  • Commission for Communications Regulation ("ComReg"), in defence of statutory appeal brought by Sky Ireland concerning broadband.

Clients describe Laura as "very thorough, responsive and personable. She has provided a streamlined and consistent service to the Department on an important piece of work." IFLR 1000 2019