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 clients include leading corporates both Irish and international, NGOs, charities and private citizens. Liam has appeared as an advocate in many Courts, Inquiries and Tribunals.

In recent years he has been involved in a number of high profile independent reviews and investigations, including authoring a report which was lodged with the CBI. He has acted for a number of financial institutions in regulatory investigations.

Liam is also a qualified arbitrator and an accredited mediator with CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution).


  • Commercial Litigation

  • Inquiries, Independent Reviews and Investigations

  • Insurance and Professional Risk

  • Mediation 

Representative Matters

  • Conducting an independent review of a large multi-jurisdictional asset disposal involving a number of simultaneous investigations/inquiries.
  • Acting for a plaintiff plc in a multi-jurisdictional contract dispute worth over €100million, which was settled at mediation.
  • Advising a number of financial institutions in relation to various regulatory investigations/enforcement by the Central Bank.


Legal 500, 2021

‘Leading Individual’ Liam Guidera is described as an “outstanding solicitor” and a “…polished professional.” Clients praise him for being “imperturbable in the face of unexpected issues and his calm, sage advice is incredibly reassuring for clients.

Legal 500, 2020

Recommended as being a 'Leading Individual' in Legal 500, 2020. 

‘Liam Guidera is one of the most experienced practitioners in the field of white-collar crime in this jurisdiction. His expertise and strategic insight was invaluable.‘

'Liam has enormous experience in addressing the complex legal issues that arise in high-profile investigations and inquiries. In addition to his deep knowledge of the legal issues and evidential matters that wil arise. He has an extremely effective strategic and personal approach that ensures the needs of his clients are promoted and protected'.

'Liam is Ireland’s paramount practitioner in the field of ADR. He is strategically brilliant and always available to counsel and the clients'.

Speaking Engagements & Teaching

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


'The Art of the Deal' - article on mediation in Art Law disputes in The Resolver magazine by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

  • LinkedIn

Areas of Expertise

Dispute Resolution Investigations & White Collar Crime

Professional Memberships

Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Accredited Mediator, CEDR

Member of Law Society ADR Committee

Irish Commercial Mediation Association

Dublin Solicitors' Bar Association

DRI (Dispute Resolution International)

Law Society of Ireland


University College Dublin, (BCL)

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, (Mediator)