Left to right: Maurice Phelan, Head of Dispute Resolution and new partner, Colin Monaghan.
Colin specialises in commercial litigation with a particular emphasis on banking litigation, financial regulatory disputes, competition litigation, technology disputes, commercial property disputes, mergers and acquisitions litigation, shareholder disputes, and negligence claims.
Colin advises a wide variety of clients including financial institutions, statutory and Government entities, private and public companies, as well as individuals. Colin has extensive experience in dealing with multi-party disputes before the Commercial List of the High Court and is skilled in alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, including arbitration and mediation.
Colin has advised a number of large U.S. publicly listed corporations on mergers into Ireland by way of Irish High Court approved schemes of arrangement and has acted in high-value asset management and investment funds litigation arising out of the 2008 financial crisis. Colin has also advised on dawn raids carried out by the European Commission and the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
Commenting on his appointment, Maurice Phelan, Head of Dispute Resolution said “I am pleased to announce Colin’s appointment to the team. Colin is a highly regarded litigator with extensive experience in dispute resolution. His commercial and strategically informed approach to resolving disputes fits neatly with our offering in helping clients to achieve their objectives.”
Colin added, “I am delighted to join Mason Hayes & Curran’s Dispute Resolution team and help contribute to the firm’s focus on working collaboratively with our clients, so we can make a valuable contribution to their organisations.”
Colin also lectures and tutors in commercial litigation at the Law Society of Ireland. Before joining the firm, Colin was a partner with another large Dublin law firm.