Megan is an experienced commercial litigation solicitor, advising companies and financial institutions on corporate disputes, internal investigations, regulatory and other statutory investigations and inquiries. She deals with dispute resolution through Commercial Court litigation and mediation. Since February 2009, she has been the lead adviser to two financial institutions in relation to regulatory and criminal investigations arising from legacy issues.
She is knowledgeable about the procedures of the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau, the Director of Public Prosecutions and regulatory bodies such as the Chartered Accountants Regulatory Board, the Central Bank of Ireland and the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement. She has experience responding to orders and statutory requests under the under the Companies Acts, the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act, the Bankers Books Evidence Act and the Central Bank Administrative Sanctions Procedure and has experience dealing with data protection and customer confidentiality issues.
Her practice also covers medical negligence, professional indemnity and regulatory investigations. She has advised and represented clients before the Medical Council, Tribunals of Inquiry, the courts and at mediation.
She has extensive experience of large scale discovery and electronic discovery in commercial litigation, electronic document management systems and privilege, and has lectured extensively in each of these areas.
Key highlights include advising:
- Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (in special liquidation) on a range of criminal and regulatory investigations arising from legacy issues.
- Irish Nationwide Building Society on legacy issues, regulatory investigations and managing related large scale commercial court litigation against the former directors of INBS arising from legacy issues.
- Various health related clients over several years in the defence of litigation on behalf of Health Boards and latterly the HSE and Medical Defence Union.
- Variety of corporate and banking clients in relation to document management and privilege issues and managing large scale discovery processes in the context of both High Court and Commercial Court proceedings.