Susan is a partner on our Dispute Resolution team, specialising in Construction Law. She advises clients on the contentious side of construction projects. Susan spends a lot of her time dealing with disputes in conciliation which is the most widely used form of dispute resolution for public projects in Ireland.
Susan advises the education sector in particular in relation to building projects. She acts for a number of education trusts and management bodies as well as a large number of individual education institutions at primary, secondary and third level. Susan sits on the board of directors of the Le Cheile Trust, one of the largest voluntary catholic secondary schools trusts.
Susan also has vast experience in construction cases in the High Court and has dealt with a large range of such cases. Recently Susan has acted for a number of management companies/ homeowners in litigation relating to defects in developments constructed over the last 10 – 15 years. Susan has been and is currently involved in several high profile litigation cases relating to defective developments for example the litigation relating to fire defects at Longboat Quay in Dublin.
"Strong interpersonal skills, very effective in reaching suitable settlements on highly sensitive issues."
“Excellent negotiation skills."
"An astute negotiator."
Society of Construction Law
Business member Construction Industry Federation
Health & Safety Lawyers Association of Ireland
Law Society of Ireland, H2001
University College Dublin, (BBLS)
Trinity College Dublin, H Dip Construction Law and Contract Administration