Susan Cosgrove

Cosgrove Gaynard Solicitors Dublin is a full services solicitors practice based in Dublin 2 acting for both business and private clients in a comprehensive range of areas.

We combine extensive experience with an innovative and solution driven approach to provide our clients with an unparalleled service which is personally tailored to resolve whatever legal challenge they face.

We value our client relationships knowing that the most effective marketing strategy we have is a satisfied client. We understand that clients need to be kept informed as to how their file is progressing and accordingly have invested in technology and management systems to ensure that we are able to provide clients with an advanced  legal service in today’s digital era earning us a reputation for being  responsive, accessible, efficient and innovative.

 

Peter Bredin

Peter joined Dillon Eustace in March 2015 and is a partner in the litigation and dispute resolution department. He has considerable experience advising clients in disputes arising from financial services, business relations, professional duties, fraud, personal injuries and loss, insurance coverage, and publication. He has acted for state bodies, financial institutions, companies and individuals in the various dispute resolution fora including formal court proceedings, mediation and arbitration. He also advises in relation to inquiries and investigations. Before joining Dillon Eustace Peter was a senior associate in another leading Irish firm where he practised in the area of Litigation and Dispute Resolution.

Peter is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the Commercial Litigation Association of Ireland (CLAI), the Defence Research Institute (DRI) and the Professional Negligence Lawyers’ Association (PNLA).

 

PRACTICE AREA: Litigation and Dispute Resolution.

EDUCATION: University College Dublin and the Law Society of Ireland.

REPRESENTATIVE ACTIONS:
– Acting for a bank in the successful dismissal of a mis-selling case in the Commercial Court.

– Acting for a bank in the successful defence of a challenge to the enforcement of loans which had been securitised.

– Acting for NAMA in Commercial Court proceedings against a guarantor.
– Acting in a dispute before the Irish Financial Services Appeals Tribunal.

– Acting for purchasers of loan books in court applications associated with the acquisition of those loan books.

– Advising the professional indemnity insurers of a solicitor struck off the Roll of Solicitors in relation to a range of claims and coverage issues.
– Acting for a US-based individual in a challenge to the provision of evidence in Ireland for criminal proceedings in Italy pursuant to a request for mutual legal assistance.
– Advising employers in relation to health and safety matters including investigations.
– Advising clients in relation to product liability claims.

 

Therese Rochford

Therese is Head of the firm’s corporate department where she manages a broad-based corporate and commercial practice.

Therese has extensive experience in public company fundraisings,  placings, takeovers and AIM market compliance.   She also advises private companies in many  sectors including technology, resources, biotechnology, food, manufacturing, and renewable energy,  on a wide range of matters  including raising finance, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, MBO’s, MBI’s and corporate governance. She also represents  private investment ‘business angel’ funds. Therese and her team also advise extensively on technology contracts for  the IT Sector.

Therese  became a partner in the firm in 1997, having practised in the City of London for a number of years.  She  is a member of the Executive Council of the Irish Software Association.

Therese appears in International legal directories and is recommended as a leading lawyer by Chambers Europe and The Legal500.  Therese was awarded  the “Lawyer Monthly, Women in Law 2015 Award” in recognition of her legal expertise and contribution within the practice area of AIM  Market Law.

Recommendations:

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate and Commercial, The Legal 500 (2016)

Therese is praised for leading the corporate team which “achieves client’s goals rather than pointing out the pitfalls“.

leads the team, which ‘achieves client goals rather than pointing out the pitfalls’. – See more at: http://www.legal500.com/firms/10616/10681#sthash.3GdZwVlj.dpuf
leads the team, which ‘achieves client goals rather than pointing out the pitfalls’. – See more at: http://www.legal500.com/firms/10616/10681#sthash.3GdZwVlj.dpuf

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate/M&A, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2016)

Therese is described by clients as “very thorough – she will get a rounded understanding of the challenges and objectives, always fully appreciating the endgame”.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate/M&A, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2015)

Therese is described by clients as “very practical, solution focused and very hands-on.” She has significant experience in advising clients in the mineral and resource sectors.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate and Commercial, The Legal 500 (2015)

WhitneyMoore’s corporate practice is once again recommended with Therese Rochford leading the team.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate/M&A, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2014)

Therese is praised by clients for her “refreshingly open and honest approach and technical strength.” One commentator describes her as“approachable and incredibly responsive.”

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate and Commercial, The Legal 500 (2014)

WhitneyMoore’s corporate practice is described as ‘business savvy’ and Therese Rochford praised as ‘a sheer delight to work with because she is responsive and commercial’.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate/M&A, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2013)

Therese is recommended by clients and described as “terrific”.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate and Commercial, The Legal 500 (2013)

WhitneyMoore’s corporate practice is described as ‘top-class’ and Therese Rochford praised as ‘fantastic to deal with’.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate/M&A, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2012)

Sources note that “WhitneyMoore is highly capable and ethical, and always has an eye on its client’s needs”. The corporate team is led by Therese Rochford.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate and Commercial, The Legal 500 (2012)

The highly regarded Therese Rochford heads WhitneyMoore’s team, which acted for Xstrata Zinc on the $17m conditional agreement to acquire certain lead and zinc interests from Minco.

Michael Carney

Michael handles a wide range of property transactions, including the acquisition and sale of sites, offices and industrial units, the lease of office and retail units, joint investment agreements and joint ventures (incorporated and unincorporated), property-based commercial lending and the property aspects of corporate transactions. Michael acts for public bodies, institutional clients, private companies and banks as well as high net worth individuals. He has a particular interest in windfarms and has acted for investors in a number of windfarm transactions.Michael is also a member of our insolvency department and focuses on property elements of receiverships, examinerships and liquidations. Michael qualified as a solicitor in 1991 having studied law in University College Dublin. He became a partner in the Property Department in 2000.  Michael appears in International legal directories and is recommended as a leading lawyer by Chambers Europe and The Legal500.

Recommendations:

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2016)

Michael is noted particularly for his work with public bodies, institutional clients, private companies and banks on real estate transactions.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2015)

Michael is described by clients as “a strong negotiator, who is very responsive and efficient in managing client matters.” He advises on transactions, leases and property finance.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2014)

Michael is described as “efficient and proactive,” and praised for being“matter-of-fact and a very good negotiator. He doesn’t cause unnecessary friction.” He has particular expertise dealing with insolvency-related issues.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, The Legal 500 (2014)

WhitneyMoore’s property department wins praise for providing “solid and insightful advice with expedient turnaround times”.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2013)

Michael is recognised for his expertise in developments, leases, planning, insolvency and public procurement mandates.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, The Legal 500 (2013)

WhitneyMoore’s property department wins praise for providing an ‘excellent service’ and, according to one client, ‘the most solid, sensible advice I have had on commercial property matters in Ireland’.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2012)

Michael is considered to be “responsive, efficient and excellent at dealing with colleagues – he can bring everyone onto his side”. Sources describe WhitneyMoore’s property department as “confident, capable and responsive. I always feel I have the strongest team on my side”.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2011)

Michael is noted for his broad real estate practice covering acquisitions, sales and leases of offices and industrial units, with particular expertise in wind farm transactions.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Construction, The Legal 500 (2011) Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2010)

“He has an absolutely brilliant legal mind and a good sense of commercial awareness”.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, The Legal 500 (2010)

“Michael Carney is considered an astute real estate lawyer”.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Construction, The Legal 500 (2010)

“The astute Michael Carney is recommended”.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, European Legal Experts (2010)