Mr Darryl Broderick > RDJ LLP > Cork, Ireland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Litigation and Dispute Resolution


Darryl is the Head of RDJ’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution team and is also a member of the firm’s IP, Media, Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring teams. He has extensive experience in litigation and dispute resolution with a particular emphasis on financial services litigation, contentious media, technology and IP disputes, as well as acting for liquidators and receivers in insolvency related litigation.

Darryl is a member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners. He also represents clients in arbitrations and mediations and he is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.


Professional Membership: Law Society of Ireland,
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators,
Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners.


BCL (University College Cork),
Dip. Business Studies (University College Dublin),
Dip Arbitration law (University College Dublin).

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Intellectual property

RDJ LLP‘s intellectual property team is well known for its expertise in advising on the IP elements of research agreements between Irish universities and private sector companies. Diarmaid Gavin leads on this work and acts for both universities and companies, with a focus on the life sciences sector. Darryl Broderick specialises in contentious matters, representing clients in passing-off and trade mark infringement claims.

Ireland > Media and entertainment

RDJ LLP‘s media practice represents clients in defamation proceedings up to the High Court level, acting for plaintiffs as well as media outlets, and advises newspapers on challenging reporting restrictions. In addition, Diarmaid Gavin works alongside the firm’s corporate team to advise on M&A transactions in this sector. Gavin co-heads the team alongside Darryl Broderick, who specialises in litigation and leads on defamation claims.

Ireland > Dispute resolution

RDJ LLP has a fully rounded dispute resolution practice across its Dublin, Cork and Galway offices. Commercial disputes are central to the team’s work with Ronan Geary having a solid reputation in this area. The firm is also at the forefront of media disputes thanks to the presence of department head Darryl Broderick and it has a sizeable bench of senior practitioners specialising in healthcare litigation. Professional indemnity is another forte. Richard Martin is another hugely experienced and versatile disputes specialist.