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 Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of Restructuring and Insolvency Ireland (formerly known as the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners) . He has advised clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial disputes including defamation claims, breach of privacy claims, intellectual property disputes, property possession claims, summary judgment proceedings and asset transfer proceedings and in many disputes grounded in negligence and breach of contract. He has also represented client in mediations and arbitrations both in Ireland and in other EU jurisdictions.
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)
Defamation Reform Moves One Step Closer
Minister for Justice, Simon Harris, received cabinet approval on 28 March 2023 for draft legislation to overhaul Ireland’s Defamation Laws. RDJ Media Partner, Darryl Broderick...
Recovery of Litigation Costs: Overview (Ireland)
RDJ Senior Associate Hilda Mannix provides an overview on rules and practice related to the recovery of litigation costs in Ireland in this Practical Law Global Practice note....
Clarification at Last! Costs Update- “Special Circumstances” and Order 53 Rule 2 (2) of the District Court Rules
A recent decision from Justice Miriam O’Regan in an Appeal from the Circuit Court to the High Court on Circuit in Cork has provided helpful guidance on the award of District C...
CEA New Information Note
The Corporate Enforcement Authority issued its first information note of 2023 providing helpful guidance to directors of companies on how to put in place early warning tools t...
Ex MMA fighter fails to land a blow on McGregor in High Court fight
Darryl Broderick and Mahbooba Faiz from RDJ’s Media Law team analyse a recent High Court refusal of an application for an order to restrain allegedly defamatory social media p...
Court of Appeal provides guidance on proportionality in the assessment of general damages
The recent judgment of the Court of Appeal delivered on the 8th of September 2022 in Kevin Meehan v Shawcove Ltd and Ors provides helpful guidance on how the courts must appro...