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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution


The firm has experience representing clients in arbitration ranging from contractual issues to major construction disputes. In addition, Bernard has sat as an arbitrator in respect of many disputes both domestic and international, in Ireland, Zurich and Amsterdam.

Bernard Gogarty is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators since 1990 and has served as Chairman of the Irish Branch of the Institute.  He is a former member of, and currently a consultant to, the Law Society ADR Committee and is one of the Irish representatives on the International Commission for Arbitration of the ICC in Paris. 


The firm has particular expertise in acting for clients in the conciliation of construction disputes, in particular, disputes arising under the Public Works suite of contracts.

Bernard Gogarty is a member of the Engineer’s Ireland Conciliators Panel.


We regularly advise and represent clients in mediation and have experience in mediating large scale commercial disputes.


Bernard Gogarty has recently been appointed to the Construction Contracts Adjudication Panel established pursuant to section 8 of the Construction Contracts Act 2013.

Please contact Bernard Gogarty at or Claire McGuigan at for further details.