Emer Gilvarry


Emer is Chairperson of Mason Hayes & Curran and a partner in our Dispute Resolution team. Emer is experienced in a broad range of commercial and financial services litigation. Emer specialises in project management and investigatory work and acts as a legal advisor to corporates and boards on corporate safeguards and compliance procedures. 

Emer is a member of the Advisory Board at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and a Council member of the Economic and Social Research Institute. 

In 2012, Emer was ranked in the Financial Services 50 and the Global 100 by Business & Finance. Emer is also a qualified mediator. 


  • Litigation
  • Employment & Partnership law
  • Projects and investigations
  • Governance issues

Representative Matters

  • Emer has undertaken independent investigations into business practices in the financial services industry.
  • Emer advises boards on corporate governance issues.


Chambers and Partners, 2017

“Experienced and effective in her field." 

The Legal 500, 2017

"Well respected"

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Areas of Expertise

Employment Law & Benefits Law Inward Investment Dispute Resolution Commercial Disputes Insurance & Professional Risks International Business

Professional Memberships

The Law Society

International Bar Association

American Bar Association

International Womens Forum

Irish Society for Labour Law

Greencoat Renewables Board


University College Dublin (BCL)