Jennifer Darcy

  • Senior Associate
  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Diploma in Healthcare Law, Law Society of Ireland, 2021
  • Solicitors (Dual-qualified in England and Wales), Law Society of Ireland, 2013
  • Master of Laws (LLM), Trinity College Dublin, 2010
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law, Dublin Institute of Technology, 2008
  • BA (Hons) International (English and German), University College Dublin, 2007

Jennifer is a senior associate in the dispute resolution and litigation department with Philip Lee.

She is experienced in advising on a broad range of contentious matters, with a particular focus on High Court and Commercial Court banking and corporate disputes and civil fraud.

Jennifer is a member of the healthcare team and focuses on complex healthcare litigation. She recently completed a Diploma in Healthcare with the Law Society of Ireland. Jennifer also works closely with the employment team providing advice to employers on crisis management within their organisations.  

Jennifer trained in a top-ranked Irish law firm and was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Ireland, and England and Wales, in 2013. Following qualification, Jennifer worked for a US law firm in London where she represented a global investment bank in relation to a large multi-jurisdictional regulatory investigation of the foreign exchange trading market. She then worked for a boutique commercial litigation disputes firm in London where she gained a wealth of experience in complex banking and financial disputes relating to financial product mis-selling and alleged manipulation of LIBOR, and acting for a fund manager in proceedings involving a dispute as to fees associated with investment of capital investment funds into complex structured products.

Jennifer is committed to delivering focused and strategic advice to clients in respect of often detailed and complex high-value disputes.

Recent Work

  • Advising the beneficiaries of a pension fund in relation to the alleged fraudulent misappropriation of over €6 million of pension assets. This is a complex, multi-party action.
  • Advising companies and company directors in relation to Companies Act matters including oppression claims pursuant to section 212 of the Companies Act 2014.
  • Defence of complex clinical negligence actions.
  • Advising a company in relation to a high-value property dispute regarding a right of way claimed over lands to be developed.
  • Advising a Malaysian investment fund in relation to two separate Section 160 planning injunctions and a related nuisance action arising from the development of a prominent hotel site in the city centre.
  • Advised the petitioners in a number of compulsory liquidations of companies.
  • Acted for the Examiner in the High Court Examinership of Malvern House Ireland Limited; assisted in acting for the Examiner of a Circuit Court examinership of Ryco Book Protection Services Limited.
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