Partner, Maples and Calder


Brian is a partner in Maples and Calder's dispute resolution group. He has extensive experience in advising both domestic and multinational clients from diverse backgrounds in large complex commercial disputes, including proceedings before the Irish commercial courts, as well as in all forms of arbitration. In particular, Brian has been involved in a number of high value-construction arbitrations over the last ten years in both ad-hoc and institutional arbitrations. He is a member of Arbitration Ireland, which is designed to promote international arbitration, and has spoken extensively upon the application of the Arbitration Act 2010. Brian acts as advocate in arbitrations and is a member of the IBA Arbitration Committee and Young Lawyers. Brian is also head of the financial services litigation team and regularly advises banks and other financial institutions in relation to all matters of litigation.

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  • Year Qualified



    University College, Dublin: BCL (Hons)
    Trinity College, Dublin
    Law Society of Ireland


    International Bar Association
    Arbitration Society
    Society of Construction Lawyers


    BCL (Hons)
    Higher Diploma in Construction Law & Contract Administration
    Ireland (2003)
    New York (2004)