About Emma

Emma is a partner and heads up our litigation & dispute resolution team. Emma specialises in contractual and commercial dispute resolution and advises commercial clients and financial institutions in that area. Emma has considerable expertise in professional negligence claims and advises insurers and commercial clients in this area. Emma regularly advises major financial institutions and their insurers on complex disputes in retail, corporate, and wealth banking divisions.

Allied to her litigation practice, Emma is a recognised expert in the area of legal project management and works with financial institutions on large scale litigation and investigative regulatory projects.   

Recent experience

  • A large internationally networked outsourcing services provider - advice and representation in relation to defining the status of an Account Sale Agreement in the context of a Notice of Intention to cease issued against it by Central Bank Ireland pursuant to Section 45 of the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013   

  • A foreign bank in relation to a cross jurisdictional challenge on negligence claim flowing from the financing of a leisure sector development

  • A large Netherlands company in relation to a dispute regarding an Arbitral Final Award issued in Rotterdam; acting in the enforcement of final award in Irish Courts
  • A large financial Institution - advice and coordination of a team transitioned to assist in the Tracker Mortgage Examination, the most significant supervisory review ever undertaken in the context of Central Bank’s consumer protection mandate
In the financial services area, she is the go-to person - a very trusted adviser.
Chambers & Partners 2017
Immediately spots the risks and tactics of a case" and is "very good at managing the case's strategy.
Chambers & Partners 2016
Doesn't dance around the subject - she gets straight to the point and is solution-focused, always looking for the commercial angle to a case.
Chambers & Partners 2015