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Alan Quigley

Senior Associate | Dublin
Litigation and Dispute Resolution


Alan is a senior associate in our Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution team. Alan advises clients on a broad range of commercial litigation and dispute resolution matters. He has experience and expertise across a wide range of financial services industry sectors including acting for investment funds and asset managers, financial institutions, banks, international and domestic insurance companies, governmental bodies and high net worth individuals.

Alan has a particular expertise in advising and assisting investment funds and asset managers, along with their service providers, in both contentious and non-contentious matters. He has worked on secondment in the legal department of a large US asset manager based in London.

Some of Alan’s recent representative work includes:

  • Advising a global investment bank on the enforcement of default provisions of promissory notes issued to the value of €100 million, including acting on behalf of the investment bank in Commercial Court proceedings relating to security held by the bank over the shares of an Irish company.
  • Acting on behalf of a Swiss based fiduciary and business consulting company in multi-party Commercial Court proceedings arising out of lost pension funds.
  • Acting on behalf of a former investor in an Irish authorised umbrella-type ICAV in Commercial Court proceedings issued against it by the counterparty to a share purchase agreement.
  • Acting on behalf of a corporate participant in a Commission of Investigation.
  • Acting for ETFs in Commercial Court applications seeking the sanctioning of schemes of arrangement to centralise the settlement of trading of certain sub-funds of the ETFs in an international central securities depositary structure.
  • Acting on behalf of an Irish authorised QIAIF in High Court proceedings issued against it and its investment advisor by a sub-contractor of the investment advisor.
  • Advising a health care facility in relation to significant structural defects with the building from which the facility operates, in particular fire safety defects.
  • Regularly acting on behalf of domestic and international banks and lenders in enforcing loans and security provided thereunder, including bringing and defending applications for injunctive relief

Education

University College Cork

Law Society of Ireland