Ms Catherine Derrig > McCann FitzGerald LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

McCann FitzGerald LLP

Work Department

Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Commercial Disputes, Professional Indemnity, Administrative & Public Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution


Catherine’s practice involves advising clients in a wide range of contentious matters including commercial disputes, financial products disputes, professional indemnity matters and corporate fraud. She has particular experience of disputes in the banking and financial services, health insurance and professional indemnity sectors. Catherine also advises a wide range of public and private bodies on administrative and regulatory law issues and has considerable experience of judicial review and competition matters. Catherine has extensive experience of complex multi party commercial litigation, often involving significant discovery, in the Commercial and other Superior Courts. Effective and efficient dispute resolution is her priority as she advises on all aspects of the litigation process and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.


Qualified 2006


Graduate University College Dublin, BBLS 1997 – 2001

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Public sector

McCann FitzGerald LLP leverages its expertise across a range of areas of law to provide a comprehensive service to public sector clients. The team is highly active in advising on the procurement of services and projects, ensuring that clients comply with competition and state aid regulations. The practice is also frequently engaged by regulators to advise on investigations and enforcement, as well as judicial review proceedings. Eamonn O’Hanrahan is a key name in the public transport space, particularly in project finance and development. Michelle Doyle is also engaged in projects-related work, with a specialism in assisting clients with avoiding judicial reviews of their decisions, while Rosaleen Byrne and Catherine Derrig focus on contentious matters. Consultant Seán Barton advises a number of public bodies on their functions and the exercise of their powers.