Ms Michelle Doyle > McCann FitzGerald LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

McCann FitzGerald LLP

Work Department

Commercial Disputes, Commercial Real Estate Disputes, Construction Disputes, Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Environment


Michelle specialises in advising on the preparation and execution of major infrastructural projects as well as defending challenges to related consents/decisions. She has particular experience in disputes relating to planning, environmental and administrative law issues. Michelle also co-ordinates “judicial review proofing” exercises for clients, the objective being to identify any weaknesses in the decision making process and to address and resolve them quickly to ensure that any decision that issues would readily withstand challenge. She has extensive experience in large Commercial Court disputes, many involving substantial discovery (including contested discovery applications). In such cases, Michelle uses her vast general litigation experience to focus on the client’s objectives and to map a litigation strategy designed to achieve them in a speedy and effective manner and with all necessary conciliation or aggression as the situation requires.


Qualified 1996

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.