Since its inception over 30 years ago, Lavelle Partners’ have earned an enviable reputation due to the success of our commercial litigation and dispute resolution group, who have considerable experience of representing both the interests of many of the largest businesses and organisations in Ireland and individual private clients. As a full-service law firm, our dispute Solicitors and their clients benefit from the guidance available from our other law departments; an essential ingredient in our success. Our in-house legal expertise includes taxation, corporate and commercial, IP, employment, banking and finance, contract, insolvency, and personal injury law. Therefore, by engaging the services of our litigation lawyers, your matter will be assessed and approached from all possible legal angles, giving you a sizeable edge over your opponent.
What is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)?
When you first discuss your matter with our team, they will seek to determine the best possible route to a resolution. In many cases, but not all, ADR may offer the best approach. ADR methods, such as mediation, conciliation, and arbitration all aim to achieve an amicable outcome to a dispute by using non-legal means. ADR has become increasingly popular in Ireland in recent years due to its considerable benefits; it is typically cheaper and faster than litigation involving the Courts, and crucially it helps preserve business relationships. ADR dispute resolution relies on an independent and neutral third-party who will either play a role in helping the parties to find their own conclusion (mediation),or make a determination on their behalf (arbitration).
Our commercial dispute and litigation practice areas
Partners dispute resolution and litigation Solicitors can assist with any of
the following legal practice areas:
- Shareholder, Director and Partnership Disputes
- Professional Negligence
- Solicitors Negligence
- Banking & Financial Services
- Insurance Disputes
- Probate Disputes
- Property & Building Disputes
- Employment Law & Pensions
- Landlord & Tenant
Our dispute and litigation resolution experience speaks for itself
We have advised
and represented many small, medium, and large enterprises in Ireland with often
complex commercial disputes, including:
for the Clerys’ concession store owners in a claim against the provisional
liquidator, Ciarán Wallace and the vendors of Clerys’ trading company
for NAMA and Financial Institutions in proceedings to reverse fraudulent asset
on behalf of Receivers appointed over various companies and properties and
advising the Receivers on an ongoing basis in respect of landlord and tenant
matters and general debt recovery and litigation matters
for the United States Trustee in Bankruptcy in the bankruptcy of David Drumm
and successfully obtained an Order in Aid in the High Court allowing the US
bankruptcy to be recognised in Ireland. This was the first application of its
kind in Ireland
for Financial Institutions and NAMA in several high value High Court/Commercial
Court proceedings against a number of borrowers seeking summary judgment on
foot of loan agreements and personal guarantees.
Financial Institutions and NAMA on debt settlement agreements, negotiating and
drafting Deeds of Settlement which included portfolio sales of assets
for an Oil and Gas Exploration company, in a USD$305m breach of contract and
misrepresentation action in the Irish High Court against a group of investors
who contracted to fund drilling operations in a North Sea oil exploration
for Financial Institutions and individual clients in professional negligence
actions against Solicitors, Accountants, Financial Advisors, Architects,
Surveyors and Engineers
for companies and individual clients in actions against insurance and
reinsurance companies where cover has been rejected and claims unfairly denied.
in various shareholder, director and partnership disputes
for NAMA in successfully obtaining an injunction restraining a public auction
from proceeding which would have affected NAMA’s interest in certain properties
for a group of high net worth investors in a High Court negligence action
against a major Stockbroking firm
for the beneficial owner of high value properties in multi-jurisdictional trust
in High Court Defamation proceedings against Facebook
Why choose Lavelle Partners to assist you with Litigation and Dispute Resolution?
are trusted members of the Law Society of Ireland’s Negligence panel.
are a partner-led firm, meaning the partner you meet will manage your case and
be available to you if you have any questions.
Solicitors are approachable, intelligent, and pragmatic. When it comes to handling commercial disputes, we will assess your situation
objectively and provide a clear strategy to move your matter forward.
Partners is a full-service law firm – meaning our clients benefit from advice
and representation which is considered from all possible legal
perspectives. This affords our clients a
considerable advantage in formal litigation matters.
have a robust track record of handling some of the more complex commercial
disputes in Ireland, and will lend you the benefit of our experience and
business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage
or proportion of any award or settlement. This statement is made in compliance
with RE.8 of SI 518 of 2002.
For further information regarding Litigation
and Dispute Resolution in Ireland, please contact Lavelle Partners in
confidence on (01) 644 5800.