Ciarán is one of the founding partners of our first international office in Dublin. He is a dispute resolution expert, specialising in contentious technology and IP matters and in competition / antitrust disputes. He is ranked in Chambers Global for Dispute Resolution and Legal 500 recognise him as a key lawyer across Dispute Resolution, IP and EU/Competition.
Ciarán has acted for a diverse range of clients with a TMT sector focus, including multi-national tech companies, global brands, founders and investors. Ciarán regularly advises clients in complex high-value disputes before the Commercial Court. He has brought several complex disputes involving private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) investors to successful resolution.
Acted in antitrust litigation for a world leading provider of transport solutions.
Acted in international IP and technology litigation and disputes.
Advised a leading international technology company in risk management strategies relating to technology systems operating in Ireland.
Expert in resolving disputes involving private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) investors in particular in the technology and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors.
"Ciarán Markey offers practical and sensible advice and is able to “think outside the box” on difficult questions."
"Understands the complexity of transactions and as a commercial litigator is good at anticipating issues."
"The team were considered and responded quickly to our needs. Ciarán Markey was a standout professional. Recommended for Dispute Resolution."
"Recommended for Intellectual Property."