EU Law and Trade Law


The Group advises on EU law including EU institutional law, the transposition of EU directives, the implementation of EU regulation and free movement of goods and services within the European Union and the European Economic Area.


Our experience includes:

  • Advising a range of clients on the potential impact of Brexit.
  • Advising Aer Lingus in ongoing proceedings against Ireland for restitution and damages arising for the imposition on a differentiated air travel tax contrary to EU law requirements including free movement of services and State aid.
  • Advising eir in its challenge to the High Court of the legality of statutory provisions permitting the imposition of unlimited financial penalties on electronic communications providers under the EU Regulatory Framework for Electronic Communications.
  • Advising the Department of Transport on the implementation of the End of Life Vehicles Directive in Ireland.