Michael HegartyPrincipal Consultant

Qualifications
  • Qualified 1981
  • BCL, University College Dublin
  • Diploma in Employment Law
  • Diploma in Commercial Litigation
  • Diploma in Mediation
  • Accredited CEDR Mediator
  • Notary Public
Expertise

A determined and pragmatic litigator for over 30 years in:

  • Employment law
  • Judicial Review
  • Professional discipline and regulation
  • Defamation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Personal injuries (both plaintiff and defendant)
Recent Work Highlights
  • Landmark cases in High Court and Supreme Court, including many Judicial Review cases
  • Regularly represents clients before the Workplace Relations Commission and Labour Court
  • Solicitor for Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) for over 25 years
  • Unique insight into all matters of law concerning An Garda Síochána, including Garda Compensation and Disciplinary matters and Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC)
  • Represented clients at various Tribunals, including Morris Tribunal, Beef Tribunal, Charleton Tribunal
  • Represented Gardaí in O’Higgins Commission and currently Farrelly Commission
  • Judicial Inquiry surrounding the death of Sergeant Michael Galvin
  • Played a significant part in establishing Commission of Investigation into Leas Cross Nursing Home and in drafting Commission’s terms of reference
  • Former managing partner of Smyth O’Brien Hegarty prior to joining Reddy Charlton as Principal Consultant in 2017

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