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McCann FitzGerald

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McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms providing the highest quality legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas clients. Numbering almost 550 people, the firm comprises some 70 partners and 350 lawyers and professional staff. The principal office is based in Dublin with international offices in London, New York and Brussels.

Their Investigations Practice is a cross-disciplinary group of lawyers that support clients in navigating the increasingly complex global, cross-border and domestic regulatory, compliance and enforcement environment. Whether working as part of a multi-jurisdictional team or on purely domestic issues, their team includes the right mix of sectoral and industry expertise and experience in forensic investigative techniques, white collar crime and public law enforcement work. McCann FitzGerald is the only top-tier law firm in Ireland with expertise in the use of technology-assisted review for the management of large-scale document handling which can provide crucial assistance in carrying out an effective investigation.

The firm recently introduced their Data Investigations Group – a pioneering model for the management of high volume document review and reporting. This new service brings the efficiencies of better resourcing and use of technology to all large projects.


Audrey Byrne

Partner

Audrey’s practice centres on commercial disputes and investigations, with a focus on shareholder disputes, fraud and asset tracing.

Audrey has in depth experience in co-ordinating international litigation and investigations in multiple common law and civil law jurisdictions including the Russian Federation, Ukraine, India, Panama, BVI, UAE and Belize and has travelled extensively to local jurisdictions where necessary, acting as lead counsel.

Audrey has extensive commercial court experience and is well versed in managing large scale e-discoveries, ensuring that discovery is delivered cost effectively and on time.

Audrey is a CEDR accredited Mediator and has participated in many mediations involving a variety of disputes, both as Mediator and advisor. Clients value her practical, strategic advice.

Audrey is a recognised Individual in the Legal 500 2016.

Contact
Audrey Byrne
Audrey.Byrne@mccannfitzgerald.com
+353 1 611 9125
Riverside One
Sir John Rogerson’s Quay
Dublin 2
D02 X576
Karyn Harty

Partner

Karyn’s principal area of practice is complex commercial disputes and asset recovery. She is listed by Best Lawyers 2016 in the practice area of Financial Institutions and has in depth knowledge of working with counsel in other jurisdictions, including civil law countries, as lead counsel and securing orders and necessary sanctions in support of asset tracing including injunctions, the appointment of receivers and liquidators, findings of contempt of court, freezing orders and disclosure orders. Karyn is a trusted adviser on regulatory and criminal investigations and inquiries and anti-corruption law, particularly in the financial services sector. Well known as an e-discovery specialist, Karyn is the partner responsible for McCann FitzGerald’s Data Investigations Group, which uses best in class technology to manage complex data review projects. Karyn is a CEDR accredited mediator. She is recognised as a ‘Leading Individual’ by the Legal 500, 2016 (& 2015, 2014) and Chambers 2016 describes her as “first-class – a very good operator.”

Contact
Karyn Harty
Karyn.Harty@mccannfitzgerald.com
+353 1 607 1220
Riverside One
Sir John Rogerson’s Quay
Dublin 2
D02 X576