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Peter Bredin

Partner | Dublin
Litigation and Dispute Resolution


Peter Bredin specialises in Litigation and Dispute Resolution and Contentious Regulatory Issues.

Peter advises clients in disputes arising from financial services, business relations, professional duties, fraud, insurance coverage (including Directors & Officers policies), and publication. He has acted for State bodies, financial institutions, companies and individuals in court proceedings, arbitration and mediation. He advises on inquiries and investigations and is a member of the firm’s Regulatory Investigations team.

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). He is a regular contributor to publications on the topics of litigation funding, fraud and asset recovery.

Peter’s representative matters include advising:

  • A bank in the successful dismissal of a mis-selling case in the Commercial Court.
  • A bank in the successful defence of a challenge to the enforcement of loans which had been securitised.
  • Creditors in Commercial Court proceedings against debtors and guarantors.
  • A company in a dispute with the Central Bank of Ireland before the Irish Financial Services Appeals Tribunal.
  • A client in the fintech sector in a dispute with a payment services provider.
  • A state body on a wide range of disputes including multiple judicial reviews.
  • A semi-State body in an arbitration of a dispute arising from a commercial joint venture.
  • The professional indemnity insurers of a solicitor struck off the Roll of Solicitors in relation to a range of claims and coverage issues.
  • Insurers in coverage disputes determined at arbitration.
  • 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.
  • Employers on health and safety matters including investigations.
  • Clients in relation to product liability claims.
  • Individuals in relation to fitness and probity matters raised by the Central Bank of Ireland.
  • On coverage under Directors and Officers insurance policies.

Related Practice Areas

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Insurance Disputes

Education

University College Dublin

The Law Society of Ireland