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Emer McEntaggart

Senior Associate


Emer works predominantly in the area of commercial litigation. Emer has experience in advising in all aspects of litigation including commercial litigation, high value, complex contractual and tortious disputes including property related disputes, shareholders’ disputes, breach of contract and negligence claims.

Emer also represents clients, mostly financial institutions, in corporate and personal insolvency related matters as well as advising insolvency office holders and stakeholders in the insolvency process.

Emer regularly advises clients before the Commercial Court and has experience in advising commercial entities in mediation.

Emer was a participant in the World Law Group International Exchange Programme and spent time with Bae Kim & Lee LLC in Seoul, South Korea. 

Specialities

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Dispute Resolution

  • Corporate Disputes

  • Corporate and regulatory investigations 

Representative Matters

  • Acting for Ireland’s largest television and internet service provider in Commercial Court proceedings.
  • Represented SPV OSUS in respect of losses suffered by Optimal Strategies U.S. Equity Limited following the collapse of the Madoff Ponzi scheme with an overall claim value of €3bn.
  • Acted for Aer Lingus Limited against the daa in respect of losses that Aer Lingus incurred due to failures of a baggage system at Dublin Airport in 2017.
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Areas of Expertise

Dispute Resolution Investigations & White Collar Crime Commercial Disputes

Professional Memberships

The Law Society of Ireland

Member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association

Education

University College Dublin , Law with Economics, BCL European

Université de Fribourg, Switzerland,

Trinity College Dublin, LL.M - International & European Business Law

Law Society of Ireland, Solicitor

Law Society of Ireland, Certificate in Commercial Contracts

Kings Inns, Diploma in Corporate, White Collar and Regulatory Crime