Niamh GibneySenior Associate

Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Civil Law, University College Dublin
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Arbitration, University College Dublin
  • Masters in Mediation and Conflict Intervention, National University of Ireland Maynooth
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland
  • Registered Trade Mark Attorney, Irish Patents Office
  • Admitted to the roll of Solicitors in England and Wales in 2017
Expertise
  • Corporate Transactions
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Intellectual Property
  • Insolvency, corporate restructuring and refinancing
  • Commercial Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Experience
  • Joined Reddy Charlton in 2013
  • Qualified as a Registered Trade Mark Attorney in 2014
  • Qualified as a Solicitor in 2016
  • Particular expertise in arbitration and mediation to include representing clients in the arbitration and mediation of shareholder disputes, breach of contract actions, construction disputes, and in property arbitrations relating to compulsory purchase and the acquisition of lands
  • Advises on all aspects of bankruptcy law, receiverships, court liquidations and creditors’ voluntary liquidations
  • Represents liquidators in restriction and disqualification applications
  • Acting for the petitioning creditor in court liquidations and bankruptcies
  • Particular expertise in advising on trademark and design registrations, infringement of trademarks, designs and patents, breach of copyright and passing off actions
Recent Work Highlights
  • Advised a client with significant property portfolio on large scale corporate re-structuring and re-financing programme
  • Advised shareholders of medium size retail business on sale of their shares(consideration in excess of €5m)
  • Regularly advises Official Assignee in Bankruptcy on all aspects of administrationof bankruptcy estates
  • Advising Newbridge Silverware, GAA and a number of small, medium and large enterprises on protection of their intellectual property
  • Advising the petitioning creditor in compulsory liquidation
  • Advising clients in multi-party mediations involving multiple sets of proceedings
  • Advising a PLC in property arbitration concerning compulsory purchase and acquisition of its lands
Committees/Memberships
  • Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
  • Dublin Arbitration Forum
  • Adjudication Society
  • National Association of Women In Construction
Languages

Fluent in Irish

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