Senior Associate, Galway Office
Stephanie is a Senior Associate in the Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department in our Galway Office. She practices in a range of areas including Media and Social Media Law / Defamation, Commercial Landlord and Tenant disputes, Probate Litigation, Financial Services Litigation and Debt Recovery.
The Honourable Society of King’s Inns Advanced Diploma in Social Media Law & Media Law
National University of Ireland, Galway (BA Legal Science and Economics) (LLB)
Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland.
President of the Galway Solicitors Bar Association.
very knowledgeable and proactive in their support– Chambers Europe (2022)
Always willing, energetic and eager to ensure the problem is resolved– The Legal 500
Every member of staff at RDJ has been impressive, from partner to associate level. The team offers an excellent wealth of experience and knowledge. For them, no litigation is too complex– Chambers Europe (2023)
The Christmas Tree that put her on the Naughty List…
Louise Smith, Head of RDJ’s Insurance Fraud team examines a recent High Court case where a woman had her €760,383 claim dismissed after admitting winning a Christmas tree-thr...
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.
Oireachtas Joint Committee Report on Defamation Reform may raise eyebrows
The Houses of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Justice recently produced a report on the General Scheme of the Defamation (Amendment) Bill. The committee made a number of eye...