Donal is a Graduate of Trinity College Dublin and qualified as a solicitor in 1982. He is the Principal of the Firm and has significant experience in the areas of Employment Law, Clinical Negligence and Litigation. Donal also has significant experience in Sports Law and has dealt with contentious matters with high-profile clients, especially rugby players. Chambers Europe highly recommend Donal as an experienced and pragmatic lawyer, stating that he is well known for his expertise in contentious matters and describing him as a “tremendous fighter”. Donal is a member of the Employment Law Association of Ireland and was a member of the team awarded Employment Lawyer/Employment Law Team of the Year at the Irish Law Awards 2013. Donal is a trained Mediator and is a member of the Mediators Institute of Ireland
Chambers Europe cite that he attracts “considerable plaudits for his expertise in this area. I often refer senior employees to him, I know he will look after them,” explains one peer.
“He has particular expertise dealing with contentious employment matters” Chambers Europe.