Financial Services Litigation

Ogier Leman provides a boutique offering specialising in financial services law provided by litigation experts. Since 2007 we have project managed claims with a combined value in excess of €3.4 billion. We have the requisite experience in the practice and procedure in the Commercial Court, the Supreme Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union. We know how to effectively manage every stage of the litigation process and how to remove entire tranches of costs for you. We have acted successfully for and against financial institutions in Ireland and the UK.


Contentious Litigation Experience

Our contentious litigation expertise includes advising financial services clients on:

  • Securing debtors’ assets before litigation begins
  • Defaulting loan collection and enforcement of judgments
  • Enforcement of Irish judgments in foreign jurisdictions
  • Letters of Credit/Performance Bonds/Standby Letters of Credit
  • Contracts of Guarantee and Indemnity
  • Enforcement of Mortgages and Charges
  • Commercial Security and asset based issues
  • Corporate Security including Section 60 issues
  • Confidentiality, disclosure and data protection issues
  • Misrepresentation
  • Defamation
  • The bank’s fiduciary duties to its customers
  • Intellectual property rights and the Comparative Advertising Regulations
  • Commercial banking: project finance; acquisition finance; negative pledges

Regulatory and compliance experience

Our regulatory and compliance experience includes advising financial services clients on:

  • International cooperation on transfers of foreign assets/liabilities
  • Enforcement powers and actions of the Central Bank
  • The FSO and the Financial Services Appeals Tribunal
  • Bank and customer contracts
  • Codes of Practice and their application to bank and customer contracts
  • Deposit Protection schemes
  • Mis-selling financial instruments

Your Contact

Ronan McGoldrick

Partner, Head of Financial Services Dispute Resolution

T: +353 1 639 3000

DDI: +353 1 632 3116