About Declan

Declan served as the firm’s Managing Partner from 2013 to 2022 and is currently a Partner in our Dispute Resolution team. He specialises in complex business disputes with significant reputational and financial consequences and in the management of solvency issues. Declan is renowned in the market for his strategic and commercial approach. He is also a CEDR accredited mediator.

Declan advises on all types of business disputes including transactional warranty claims, shareholders’ disputes, and negligence claims for or against a range of professionals including insurance brokers, lawyers, accountants and investment advisors. Declan has also acted in property related disputes and fraud-related litigation. His cases tend to be high value matters commonly with an international component. Domestically, he has represented Tribunals of Inquiry established by the State in proceedings taken against the Tribunals by persons affected by their actions.

Declan also represents stakeholders in corporate insolvency matters and advises boards and individual officers regarding the management of insolvency risks.

Declan is also a director of Rethink Ireland, a national charity which supports the most innovative non-profit organisations working in communities across the country through financial grants and non-financial assistance.