New Health & Prosecutions Partner at Mason Hayes & Curran LLP
14 July 2020
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Shane Reynolds as a partner in the firm’s Health & Prosecutions team. Shane specialises in the areas of criminal law, administrative law and investigations. He helps organisations with regulatory prosecutions, and as a litigator has widespread experience at District, Circuit and Superior Court level.
Shane acted in High Court injunctive proceedings initiated as a test case for local authorities and which formed an important part of the Government’s national waste management priorities. He also successfully defended a multinational organisation in a criminal prosecution and has acted in regulatory criminal prosecutions for clients across the sectors of energy, public health and sea fisheries. He also developed bespoke investigation systems and enforcement manuals for authorised officers and their teams in the energy sector and prosecuted these cases throughout Ireland.
Commenting on his appointment, Brian Horkan, Head of Health & Prosecutions, said “I am very pleased to announce Shane’s appointment. His experience at all levels enables him to rigorously evaluate risk for clients, and provide them with pragmatic advice to help them achieve their objectives.”
Shane added, “I am delighted to join the partnership and continue working closely with clients undergoing regulatory prosecutions, helping them put forward the most effective presentation of their position for the best results.”
A graduate of NUI Galway, Shane was previously a senior associate with the firm. He is also a lecturer and tutor in juvenile justice at Trinity College and in criminal law for the Law Society of Ireland.
Read our latest edition of MHC Life featuring Shane here