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Lorna McAuliffe

Partner, Dublin

Lorna is a Partner in the Dublin office, specialising in commercial litigation and insurance.
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Her work spans the litigation disciplines, from breach of contract, commercial disputes, construction disputes, property litigation, debt recovery, sports law, defamation, catastrophic injury claims, IP disputes, product liability, employment law and personal injury.

In over 18 years, Lorna has advised on cases in all jurisdictions of the Irish Courts, appeared before Investigative Tribunals established by the State, Employment Appeals Tribunal, lead the first anti-doping prosecution for the GAA and also promote the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

She lead a team of experienced litigators with a solution-driven approach, a commitment to getting a fast, cost-effective results while focusing on our client's needs and commercial objectives.

Outside of work Lorna enjoys sailing, tennis and is an active board member of Straight Ahead, children's charity.


"Lorna worked with us on a legal project and provided precise and professional legal guidance. Her approach is highly personable and she makes herself available when required. I would strongly recommend Lorna & found her a pleasure to work with."

Una McGurk, EO Ireland Board Member Forum at Entrepreneurs Organisation Ireland


"Lorna is a stunning litigation lawyer - she had represented us on a number of occasions with great success. I would hate to be in a legal dispute without Lorna by my side."

Mairin Colleary, Experience in running peace centre and hospitality


"I have engaged Lorna and her team on a number of assignments. I have received expert advice on a number of diverse issues and have found Lorna and her firm to be pragmatic and commercial in all our dealings. A particularly feature of the team is the ability to identify and understand the issues immediately. I look forward to continue engaging and working with Lorna and...more."

Tom Murray, Partner at Friel Stafford


"Lorna is an extremely able, thorough litigator. She is particularly strong in knowing her brief, building trust with clients and managing multiple interfaces effectively. Lorna has extensive experience in appearing before various tribunals and in acting in a range of dispute resolution processes."

Deirdre Ní Fhloinn, PhD Candidate at Trinity College Dublin

"Lorna is a professional, diligent and experienced legal advisor. Lorna brings a practical approach to legal matters and is solution orientated. Lorna has worked on numerous important legal matters for Capital Bars and I have always been impressed by her capability and attention to the matter in hand. I have no hesitation in recommending Lorna to anyone."

Adrian Shanagher, Firebreak - Consultant and Operator in Hospitality Sector and provision of Corporate Finance advisory services