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RIVERSIDE 2, SIR JOHN ROGERSONS QUAY, DUBLIN 2, IRELAND
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Work +353 1 418 0600
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Fax +353 1 418 0699
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www.beauchamps.ie
Brussels, Dublin, Dublin
Beauchamps, Claire Callanan, Dublin, IRELAND

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Claire Callanan

Tel:
Work +353 1 4180600
Email:
Web:
www.Beauchamps.ie
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Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Employment & Benefits

Position

Claire is a partner in our litigation & dispute resolution team. Claire works with major financial institutions, owner-managed businesses, multinational companies and State bodies, and has extensive experience in the financial services, healthcare, and public sectors.

Claire specialises in contentious matters and has strong expertise across a range of areas including administrative and constitutional law, banking, contractual disputes, company law, insurance law, construction, employment and equality law.

Claire is also known for her work in regulatory law and has been involved in a number of significant cases including the first prosecution under the Charities Act 2009.

Recent experience

  • Law Society of Ireland in a decision by the High Court confirming the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland (MIBI)’s liability on claims related to insolvent insurance company, Setanta; this decision was upheld on appeal to the Court of Appeal
  • Claimant in judicial review proceedings against the Health Service Executive in respect of EU health benefit rights
  • European Commission and the European Council in proceedings challenging the EU Turkey Statement on asylum
  • Office of Public Works in a three day hearing before the Rights Commissioner in relation to the status of trainee
  • Turf Club in a significant constitutional action on its legal nature and status

Member

  • Member of the Irish Commercial Mediation Association
  • Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member of Statutory Ethics Committee of the National Maternity Hospital
  • Law Society “Law & Women” mentor

Education

  • Bachelor of Civil Law (NUI) (University College Dublin, 1978)
  • ACI Arbitration (Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 1978)
  • Solicitor (Law Society of Ireland, 1979)


Ireland

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Beauchamps regularly acts for clients in highly regulated industries such as financial services, healthcare and insurance. Practice head Emma Keegan is representing the Health Information and Quality Association in relation to a statutory investigation into the National Maternity Hospital. Thomas O’Dwyer secured an injunction to block several piracy websites on behalf of the Motion Picture Association of America. Mark Heslin, Barry Cahir and Claire Callanan are also noted.

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