Colin is a partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group and specialises in commercial litigation and corporate disputes, with a particular emphasis on financial services litigation, regulatory litigation, competition litigation, commercial property disputes, large-scale employment litigation, mergers and acquisitions litigation, shareholder disputes, and negligence claims.
Colin advises a wide variety of clients including financial institutions, statutory and Government entities, private and public companies, and individuals, in relation to all aspects of the litigation process and in respect of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, including arbitration and mediation. Colin has extensive experience in dealing with multi-party disputes before the Commercial List of the High Court and large-scale discovery processes involving electronic discovery. Colin has advised a number of large U.S. publicly listed corporations in respect of mergers into Ireland by way of Irish High Court approved schemes of arrangement, most of which have involved cross-jurisdictional shareholder litigation. Colin lectures and tutors in commercial litigation at the Law Society of Ireland.
Colin was selected as the International Client Choice Awards winner for Litigation in Ireland for 2015. Established in 2005, Client Choice recognises those lawyers around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. Nominations can only be made by corporate counsel.