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Tanya Colbert

Partner


Tanya is the Director of Client Service and a partner in the firm. She is an experienced solicitor, having spent over 20 years in practice as a commercial litigator. Tanya has a wealth of experience in advising domestic and international clients in high value and complex disputes.

Tanya’s role is to support the Firm’s service excellence and continuous improvement ethos and to help the firm to deliver superior service to all clients. Superior service means more than excellent advice. It means excellent advice that is clear, timely and highly practical. 

Tanya’s work as Director of Client Service involves client liaison, the creation of bespoke service plans, the continuous development of client service standards across the firm and training and lawyer development. Her role also involves a focus on continuous improvement through innovation and change for the benefit of clients. 

Tanya is the client’s voice within the firm. 

Specialties

  • Commercial litigation
  • Property related litigation
  • Administrative law
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Insurance Claims

Representative Matters

  • Represented the Central Bank of Ireland in its defence of a constitutional challenge in respect of certain of its enforcement powers.
  • Representing a client in an approximate €10million claim for professional negligence against a firm of solicitors.

Litigation Experience

  • Acted for Irish corporate entity in the defence of a US$46 million Commercial Court claim arising out of the termination of a licence agreement in respect of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Recommendations

Legal 500, 2018

"Thoughtful and strategic"  

Ranked as "Next Generation lawyer"

Chambers and Partners, 2016

"Fantastic" 

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Areas of Expertise

Commercial Disputes Dispute Resolution Insurance and Risk Product Regulation & Consumer Law

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Ireland

Committee member of the Commercial Litigation Association of Ireland

Education

University College Dublin (BBLS)