Robert is a Partner in Mason Hayes & Curran's Commercial Department. He studied at University College Dublin where he obtained a Bachelor in Business and Legal Studies. His client base includes both public and private sector clients.
Robert advises public and private sector clients in relation to commercial contracts and outsourcing, information technology, intellectual property and data protection. Robert also has a focused regulatory practice, particularly in the area of public procurement where he advises on all forms of ICT, Construction, Energy and other projects as well as public procurement disputes.
Robert is a committee member of the Irish Society for European Law and is on the organising committee of the Procurement Law Forum. He contributed the Irish Chapter of 'B2B e-marketplaces: A legal analysis of unfair trade practices within the European Union' published by the Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. Robert contributed the Irish chapter of National Registration for Producers of Electronic Waste published by Springer.
Chambers Europe - Europe's Leading Business Lawyers, Chambers and Partners, 2013.
Robert is recommended in the area of 'Technology, Media and Telecommunications' category. Robert McDonagh is advising the Department of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources on the procurement and roll-out of the postcode system in Ireland, a process involving a number of complex IT agreements. Interviewees describe him as an “excellent technical lawyer who always gives a precise answer," and praise his "cautious, measured manner.”
Chambers Europe - Europe's Leading Business Lawyers, Chambers and Partners, 2012.
Robert is recommended as an 'Up and Coming Lawyer' in his Field of ‘Technology, Media and Telecommunications' category. 'Robert McDonagh handles commercial contracts, procurement and IT contracts. Clients feel “in safe hands: he challenges us to make sure we consider everything and constantly thinks whether we have things covered and if we need to take a different approach”.'
‘Who’s Who Legal’, The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, 2012.
Robert McDonagh is recommended as one of the Leading Irish lawyers in his field in the ‘International Who’s Who of International Procurement'.
Which Lawyer? Practical Law Company, 2012.
Robert is recommended as a lawyer in the area of 'Public Procurement'.
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