Nicola Dunleavy is a partner in Matheson’s commercial litigation and dispute resolution department. She has a broad commercial litigation practice, with leading expertise in complex multi-jurisdictional disputes. Nicola heads Matheson’s arbitration team and is an experienced advocate in alternative dispute resolution. Her domestic and international clients are active in the pharmaceutical, chemicals, food and drink, waste, water, energy, mining and transport sectors. She represents clients in contract disputes, public procurement and competition litigation, judicial review and major development, environmental, planning and property disputes.  Nicola is an associate of the Irish Taxation Institute, an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of Energy Law Ireland and the Irish Environmental Law Association. She is a frequent speaker at conferences and workshops on regulatory enforcement and on commercial arbitration and litigation. She has authored contributions to a number of publications, including The International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration from 2011 to 2016.