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Our recent experience includes acting for/advising:

  • Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay in Commercial Court proceedings relating to the purchase of loans from the Special Liquidators of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation.
  • A leading MiFID investment firm on the defence of a multi plaintiff action arsing from a failed property investment.
  • Thema International Fund plc in its Commercial Court action against HSBC Bank seeking the recovery of over $1 Billion following the Madoff fraud.
  • The National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) on the enforcement of security for €1.7bn worth of loans against Treasury Holdings and the successful defence of a challenge to the enforcement.
  • Alternative Advantage plc in Commercial Court proceedings for the return of over €100m sub-custodied to Bernard Madoff.
  • A leading Irish Bank in Commercial Court proceedings where judgment was obtained against a debtor for sums in excess of €48 million
  • A leading stockbroker in defending mis-selling claims.
  • A former non executive board member of a collapsed credit institution in defending a multi-billion euro claim for damages arising from alleged negligence.

Our expertise includes:

  • managing complex Commercial Court disputes arising from large-scale investment losses,
  • managing multi-plaintiff actions on behalf of regulated defendants,
  • advising on Financial Services Ombudsman complaints and appeals.