Declan is the managing partner of Mason Hayes & Curran. His personal expertise is in the resolution of business disputes and the management of insolvency risk. He focuses on advising on disputes and investigations with significant reputational and financial consequences for the protagonists and has acted in many high-value matters, commonly with an international component.
He advises regularly regarding warranty claims flowing from corporate transactions, claims against institutional investment advisors, claims in the financial services sector, shareholder and boardroom disputes and agency matters.
Declan has also represented both plaintiffs and defendants on negligence claims involving professionals such as insurance brokers, accountants, solicitors and investment advisers. He has also acted in property related disputes, fraud-related litigation and in a number of disputes involving the application of EU regulations and directives in Ireland. He has represented Tribunals of Inquiry established by the State in proceedings taken against the Tribunals by persons affected by their actions.