Liam Guidera


Liam is a partner in our Dispute Resolution team, practising in commercial litigation. He is a deeply experienced lawyer with a long history of acting in contractual and tortious litigation principally for plaintiffs in many landmark cases. His experience includes acting for two of Ireland’s former Taoisigh (Prime Ministers) in public inquiries. Liam has appeared as an advocate in many Courts, Inquiries and Administrative Tribunals. In recent years he has been involved in a number of independent reviews and investigations. 

He also has a practice in insurance and professional risk. He has acted for both plaintiffs and defendants/insurers in defamation cases and all types of liability claims, including catastrophic and fatal injuries, maritime accidents, asbestos related claims, medical and professional negligence suits.

Liam is a qualified arbitrator and has a particular interest in mediation. 


  • Commercial Litigation
  • Inquiries, Independent Reviews and Investigations
  • Insurance and Professional Risk

Representative Matters

  • Acting in an independent review of a large multi-jurisdictional asset disposal. 
  • Acting for a major financial institution in carrying out an independent review culminating in publishing a report which was lodged with the Central Bank.
  • Acting for a Plaintiff plc in a multi-jurisdictional contract dispute worth over €100million, which was settled at mediation.

Speaking Engagements & Teaching

  • Tutor in University College Dublin in Constitutional Law and Property
  • Member of an Expert Group on Law Reform
  • Google+
  • LinkedIn

Areas of Expertise

Dispute Resolution

Professional Memberships

Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Member of Law Society ADR Committee

Irish Commercial Mediation Association

Dublin Solicitors' Bar Association

DRI (Dispute Resolution International)


University College Dublin (BCL)

Law Society of Ireland