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)
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