Executive Committee Members
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Nicola is a Partner with Matheson.
John is a CEDR Accredited Mediator and. member of the Irish Commercial Mediation Association.
Margaret is a Partner at Eugene F. Collins, Dublin. Margaret works with the Property & Construction Law department and is head of the Firm’s Planning & Environment Law Group. Margaret is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, past Chairwoman of the Irish Environmental Law Association and Treasurer of the European Environmental Law Association.
Michael is a Bencher of King’s Inns. Michael is an Adjunct Professor of Law in UCD, external examiner to the King’s Inns and former Chairman of the Bar Council of Ireland.
Richard is a Partner at William Fry Solicitors, Dublin. Richard is a member of the Irish Commercial Mediation Association.
Gerard is a Chartered Engineer and Technical Director at Nicholas O’ Dwyer Ltd. Consulting Engineers. He is a Fellow at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a member of the Engineers Ireland Panel of Conciliators and a CEDR accredited mediator.
Gerard is currently Chairman at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Irish Branch).
Colm Ó hOisín is Senior Counsel at the Law Library, Dublin.
Paul McGarry SC was Chairman of the Bar of Ireland from July 2016 to July 2018. Called to the Bar in 1996 and appointed a Senior Counsel in 2010, he is also a member of the Bar of England and Wales since 2012. He obtained a BCL from University College Dublin in 1991 and an LLM in EU Law in 1992. His practice is primarily in public, commercial and European law. He is an accredited mediator and international arbitrator.
He has served on many bodies and authorities, including the Judicial Appointments Advisory Board, Courts Service Board, Euro Changeover Board, the Board of Irish Rail and the International Council for Advocates and Barristers.
He is currently head of the Irish delegation to the Council of European Bars and Law Societies (2014-16 and 2018-2020). He is also co-chair of the IBA Forum for Advocates and Barristers (2018-2020), and chairman of both the EU Bar Association and the Sports Law Bar Association of Ireland.
He is a bencher of both Kings Inns and Middle Temple.
Klaus is a Senior Counsel at the Law Library, Dublin and Brick Court Chambers, London.
Klaus is a member of the ICCA Governing Board, LPD Council of the IBA, the Court of Arbitration for Sport, and the ICDR International Advisory Committee.
Susan Ahern is a Barrister, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Member of the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Susan is a member of the Arbitration & ADR Committee of the Bar of Ireland and is a Board Member of the Irish sports arbitral body, Just Sport Ireland. Prior to returning to the Bar, she was Head of Legal & Legislative Affairs at World Rugby.
Ian is Secretary General of ICC Ireland and CEO of Chambers Ireland, the largest business network in Ireland. Previously Ian worked with JP MorganChase, Citibank and Price Waterhouse.
Young Practitioners’ Liaison
Sinead is a Junior Counsel at the Law Library, Dublin.