Partner, Dublin Office
Mary is a Partner, practising as part of the Dispute Resolution team. She is a highly skilled litigator with experience, in both public and private practice, in all aspects of defence litigation, to include EL, PL, Bullying and Harassment, Defamation, Property Damage, RTA’s and Product Liability, at all court levels, across all court circuits.
Mary has extensive experience in the provision of in-house services and in dealing with insurance companies and self-insured entities in Ireland and the UK. She has advised in all areas of defence litigation, to include Casualty- personal injuries/fatalities in the areas of employer’s liability, public liability and RTA’S, product liability, professional and medical negligence, property damage, defamation, dispute resolution, arbitration and insurance indemnity.
BA Legal Studies (University of Limerick)
Diploma in Commercial Litigation (Law Society)
Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland.
Admitted as a solicitor in England, Wales and New York (non-practising).
attentive and dilligent in her approach to our issues and focused on finding and delivering an acceptable solution as efficiently as possible– The Legal 500
Mary is always dependable and very focused on finding the best result for her client. Her depth of knowledge and understanding of the legal process in Ireland is quite exceptional.– The Legal 500 (2023)
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