Partner, Cork Office
Darryl is the Head of RDJ’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution team and is also a member of the firm’s IP, Media, Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring teams. He has extensive experience in litigation and dispute resolution with a particular emphasis on financial services litigation, contentious media, technology and IP disputes, as well as acting for liquidators and receivers in insolvency related litigation.
Darryl is a member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners. He also represents clients in arbitrations and mediations and he is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
University College Cork (BCL)
University College Dublin (Diploma in Business Studies) (Diploma in Arbitration law)
Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland.
Personal Insolvency Practitioner Certificate (Law Society of Ireland).
He is highly versed in defamation law. He is contactable in a timely fashion despite often inconvenient and tight deadlines. Darryl has also provided fantastic, digestible training sessions on defamation.– The Legal 500 (2022)
Very efficient and easy to understand for a non-legal person. Very helpful, very efficient and gives short, concise responses that really help us– The Legal 500 (2022)
always focused on achieving the best possible outcome for his client. He is very thorough, has an excellent knowledge of the law, and very sound judgement.– Chambers Europe (2022)
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