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Mason Hayes & Curran LLP
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Work Department

Dispute Resolution | Investigations & White Collar Crime


Partner, Dispute Resolution


Colin is a partner in the Dispute Resolution team at Mason Hayes & Curran LLP. Colin specialises in commercial litigation and corporate disputes, with a particular emphasis on financial institutions litigation, financial regulatory disputes, competition litigation, technology disputes, commercial property disputes, 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.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > White-collar crime

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP has a strong track record of handling the full spectrum of white-collar crime matters, from internal investigations to assisting companies which are the victims of cyberattacks. The team acts for both private companies and regulatory bodies in investigations and prosecutions, and also assists clients appearing before commissions of investigation. Practice head Liam Guidera has nearly 30 years’ experience in this field and has been involved in many of Ireland’s most high-profile commissions of investigation and public tribunals. Colin Monaghan is active in advising companies on responding to data breaches, while Shane Reynolds acts for local councils and state bodies in prosecutions. Elsewhere, senior associate Conor O’Leary is representing a number of clients facing investigations by the Central Bank.

Ireland > Dispute resolution

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Colin MonaghanMason Hayes & Curran LLP

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP has one of the largest litigation teams in Ireland, offering a broad swathe of expertise across the disputes arena. The firm has made a particular impression in tech disputes, including judicial review cases, representing some of the biggest corporate names in the world; the firm has a strong background in data privacy matters. IP, property, financial services, product liability and construction disputes are also key areas for the team. Maurice Phelan leads the team and is a key name for commercial litigation, and restructuring and insolvency. Liam Guidera heads the investigations and white-collar crime group and stands out for his experience in major tribunal proceedings and headline inquiries. Colin Monaghan is noted for technology disputes and financial institutions litigation.