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New partner and Head of Construction appointed

Friday, 17 November 2017

ByrneWallace is pleased to announce that Martin Cooney has joined the firm as partner and Head of our Construction Law practice. 

Martin has over 10 years' experience advising on all aspects of construction law, both contentious and non-contentious. Martin is experienced in all forms of dispute resolution, having represented employers, consultants and contractors in mediations, conciliations, adjudications, expert determinations, arbitration and in the Commercial Court. Martin has particular expertise advising on health and safety pertaining to construction and engineering projects, and has represented clients in the defence of HSA prosecutions. Prior to joining the firm, Martin was partner with a specialist property and construction law firm. Martin previously trained and worked in the Construction and Engineering department of a large commercial law firm in Dublin. He also worked as an in-house solicitor with the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) on the residential development and loan sales teams.

Commenting on Martin’s appointment, Managing Partner Catherine Guy said: “We are delighted to welcome Martin to the firm. ByrneWallace has long been recognised as one of Ireland’s leading property development and construction law practices, and with Martin’s wealth of experience and track record, we will further strengthen the range of expertise and services we offer to our clients. 

“Martin’s appointment also further demonstrates our continued growth and our commitment to delivering an excellent client service.” 

Pictured left-right:  Partner and Head of Construction Martin Cooney, with Managing Partner Catherine Guy, and Partner and Head of Property Michael Walsh.