Colin is a partner in our Dispute Resolution and Investigations team. He specialises in commercial litigation with a particular emphasis on internal and regulatory investigations, technology disputes, financial services litigation, competition litigation, commercial property disputes, shareholder disputes, and negligence claims.
Colin advises on all aspects of the litigation process and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms in Ireland, including arbitration and mediation. He has extensive experience in dealing with multi-party disputes before the Commercial List of the High Court.
Colin has a particular expertise in technology litigation and public law regulatory disputes. Over the last number of years, Colin has been the lead partner in proceedings before the Irish and European courts in respect of data transfers from the EEA to the U.S. arising from the Schrems II decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union. This is the most important and high-profile piece of technology litigation in Europe at present.
Colin is also particularly experienced in advising on data breach claims under the GDPR before the Irish courts and in acting for US clients in taking depositions in Ireland to obtain evidence for use in proceedings in the U.S.
Colin was selected as the International Client Choice Awards winner for Litigation in Ireland for 2015. Established in 2005, Client Choice recognises those lawyers around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service.