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Maples Group

Construction

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What the team is known for

Renowned for its contentious construction practice, including litigation, arbitration and conciliation proceedings. Frequently acts on cases pertaining to structural damage and defects as well as negligence, final account and contract disputes for a variety of industry participants. Also assists with the drafting, review and negotiation of construction contracts. Has experience handling transactions and joint ventures within the sector. Demonstrates a strong client portfolio of both Irish and British contractors, developers and investors.

Strengths

One client says: "They are very good at explaining legal issues in a simple and concise manner which is easy to understand and allows us to make commercial decisions quickly and with confidence."

The lawyers are described by a second source as "hard-working, diligent and reliable, with good attention to detail."

Work highlights

Assisted Marlet Property Group with the building agreement, professional team appointments and subcontracts for the development of a PRS scheme of 179 apartments in Harold's Cross, Dublin.

Notable practitioners

Enda O'Keeffe is particularly well known for handling contentious construction topics. He regularly acts on breach of contract cases and final account disputes.

According to a client, Mary Dunne is a "great communicator who provides balanced advice and is very prompt at responding to queries." She advises on construction contracts and professional team appointments, while offering additional support in contentious matters.

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Overview

The Maples Group's market leading construction and engineering dispute resolution team regularly advises the construction industry in Ireland, the UK and other jurisdictions, including public and private sectors.

Given the nature of construction disputes, arbitration is frequently the preferred dispute resolution mechanism. The Construction group have significant expertise in this area in addition to expert determination, mediation, adjudication and, particularly, conciliation. In all of these cases, they perform, obviating the need for outside counsel.

Construction Department

Maples Group

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Department location

75 St Stephen's Green

Dublin

County Dublin

Ireland

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Ireland

Construction


Enda O'Keeffe
Band 3