McCann FitzGerald


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.

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Bébhinn’s practice focuses on cross border commercial disputes and regulatory litigation. She has extensive experience in fraud, asset tracing and litigating in multiple jurisdictions including the US, Panama, India, Belize, Panama, Cyprus, France and Russia. She regularly advises on the EU Regulations governing jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters, the Service Regulation, Lugano, the Evidence Regulation, Hague and seeking orders in aid in Ireland and Norwich Pharmacal Relief. She recently obtained a Norwich Pharmacal order for a US client in the Irish High Court against Coinbase on foot of alleged crypto currency fraud.

Michael represents and advises clients in the resolution of a variety of complex commercial disputes, principally in the Commercial division of the High Court, and has extensive experience and expertise in civil fraud and asset tracing with a cross border dimension; in corporate and regulatory investigations; and in financial services and securities disputes.

Michael also has significant experience acting for clients in international cross border litigation (particularly in fraud and asset tracing work), and has worked extensively with foreign counsel, including advising on the EU Insolvency Regulations, the EU Regulations governing jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters and the taking of evidence in foreign jurisdictions. Michael has worked on disputes in the UK, US, Russia, Ukraine, Sweden, Cyprus, BVI, Panama, Belize, India and Hong Kong and has also worked on litigation within a number of large scale insolvencies in Ireland and elsewhere.