Emer Gilvarry


Emer is a former Chairperson of Mason Hayes & Curran and a Partner in the 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, a Council member of the Economic and Social Research Institute and a Board member of Greencoat Renewables plc and the Ireland Funds. 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 & Partners, 2019

Emer is described as an “expert mediator”.

Chambers and Partners, 2018

“Very authoritative, very incisive.”

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Areas of Expertise

Employment Law & Benefits Law Inward Investment Dispute Resolution Commercial Disputes Insurance and Risk 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)