Associate, Cork Office
Sharon is an Associate, practising in the area of Litigation and Dispute Resolution. She has a broad range of litigation and dispute resolution experience with a particular focus on professional indemnity litigation, advising both Irish and London based insurers. Sharon has a special interest in the areas of equestrian and bloodstock insurance claims.
Sharon has experience advising clients in litigation matters across all court jurisdictions, with significant Commercial Court experience, advising companies and shareholders in relation to complex shareholder disputes and all areas of inter-company disputes.
She has also advised a wide range of clients about property disputes and commercial landlord and tenant matters.
University of Limerick (LLB)
Admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland
They are an excellent firm with a solid market reputation– The Legal 500 (2022)
Supportive, knowledgeable and responsive– The Legal 500 (2022)
Receptive to what their clients want– Chambers Global (2022)
Effect of Brexit on Security for Costs Applications in Irish Courts
It has been strongly suggested that Brexit may have a material effect on the position of a UK Plaintiff before the Irish Courts where a Defendant seeks an order for security f...
"Beyond Concerning" - seeking and following advice from the "wrong person"
Hilda Mannix from RDJ’s Dispute Resolution team along with trainee, Conor Beck looks at the recent High Court decision of Mr. Justice Heslin in Start Mortgages Limited v Micha...
Court of Appeal clarifies law on identification of child defendants who turn 18 in the course of criminal proceedings
On January 19 2024, the Court of Appeal ruled that children before the courts for a criminal offence can be identified by the media once they turn 18 even when convicted as a ...
Meta apologises to Wissam Al Mana over fake ads
Meta apologises to international businessman Wissam Al Mana over scam cryptocurrency ads running on Facebook in a significant legal settlement of his claims.
Amendment to Occupiers Liability on the Horizon: Benefits to Occupiers and Insurers alike
In this article, RDJ Litigation Partner Marianne Lonergan discusses the changes being introduced by the Courts and Civil Law (Misc. Provisions) Bill 2023 which was sent to the...
Government Adopts State Litigation Principles
On 21 June 2023, the Government adopted State Litigation Principles which seek to guide the State in maintaining high standards of ethics and integrity in the conduct of litig...