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Ivor Fitzpatrick

Partner

Ivor Fitzpatrick is the firm’s Managing Partner. Ivor has over 40 years experience in commercial, banking and corporate law. He has advised a broad range of clients in the public, private and non-profit sectors in relation to commercial law, regulatory compliance and corporate governance.

Ivor has advised and represented clients in many of their most business-critical matters, offering clients strategic and innovative solutions to achieve outcomes in their best interest.

Susan R Stapleton
Partner

Susan, a founding partner of the firm, leads a specialised expert litigation and advisory team in the areas of mass torts, product liability, clinical negligence, insurance defence, personal injury litigation and family law.

Susan is a highly accomplished solicitor and manages her cases with integrity and passion and is always solution focused. She has been instrumental in establishing the firm’s reputation as one of the leading litigation firms in Ireland.

Susan R Stapleton
Partner

Susan, a founding partner of the firm, leads a specialised expert litigation and advisory team in the areas of mass torts, product liability, clinical negligence, insurance defence, personal injury litigation and family law.

Susan is a highly accomplished solicitor and manages her cases with integrity and passion and is always solution focused. She has been instrumental in establishing the firm’s reputation as one of the leading litigation firms in Ireland.

David Harris
Partner

David leads a highly experienced team of experts in litigation matters specialising in medical negligence, personal injuries, administrative and public law. He is a leading authority in these specialised areas with over 25 years experience, gained from his extensive practice in both Australia and the United Kingdom before joining Ivor Fitzpatrick & Company in 2007.

David’s very broad knowledge, specialised skills and fierce commitment to the interests of his clients ensures that very favourable outcomes are consistently achieved.

Deirdre Courtney
Partner

With over 25 years of experience, Deirdre is a leading expert in her areas of practice. She is highly regarded amongst her peers and is renowned as one of the top experts in her field.

Deirdre works in close collaboration with clients to achieve successful results. She has extensive experience acting for clients across all levels of the Irish Courts and has successfully argued in ground-breaking cases.

Deirdre Courtney
Partner

With over 25 years of experience, Deirdre is a leading expert in her areas of practice. She is highly regarded amongst her peers and is renowned as one of the top experts in her field.

Deirdre works in close collaboration with clients to achieve successful results. She has extensive experience acting for clients across all levels of the Irish Courts and has successfully argued in ground-breaking cases.

Patrick Fox
Partner

Pat Fox successfully represents leading Irish, international, public and private companies, financial institutions, high net worth private individuals, statutory bodies and corporate companies. Pat is performance driven with extensive management experience in terms of team and high-value project work.

Pat’s in-depth legal knowledge and expert skills help clients navigate complex transactions and projects and achieve their commercial objectives. He is committed to providing all clients with resourceful, commercially minded and pragmatic legal advice.

Margaret Scully
Partner

Margaret Scully manages our Debt Recovery and Enforcement Litigation Division – the leading debt recovery team in Ireland. She is committed to the continuous improvement of services we deliver to our clients.

With over twenty-five years’ experience in debt recovery, commercial litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency, Margaret’s in-depth knowledge and practical experience is second to none. Her expertise is crucial to the many judgment calls required at key stages in the debt recovery and enforcement process.

Margaret Scully
Partner

Margaret Scully manages our Debt Recovery and Enforcement Litigation Division – the leading debt recovery team in Ireland. She is committed to the continuous improvement of services we deliver to our clients.

With over twenty-five years’ experience in debt recovery, commercial litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency, Margaret’s in-depth knowledge and practical experience is second to none. Her expertise is crucial to the many judgment calls required at key stages in the debt recovery and enforcement process.

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Bronagh Sawey
Solicitor
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Sinead Swan
Solicitor
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Aoife Crowley
Solicitor
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Sandra Casey
Solicitor
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Graham Macken
Solicitor
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Michael Commons
Solicitor
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Julie O’Sullivan
Solicitor
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Conor O’Kelly
Solicitor
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Tom Farrell
Solicitor
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Elaine Dyke
Solicitor
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Aisling Dillon
Solicitor
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Peter Woods
Trainee Solicitor