Aoife McCluskey is a senior associate in the insurance disputes team within the commercial litigation and dispute resolution department in Matheson. She advises a wide variety of clients on contentious matters, with particular experience in acting for international clients and financial institutions.
Aoife has significant experience in managing the defence of high-volume multi-plaintiff litigation, which includes disputes surrounding the sale of insurance products. Aoife is also a strong advocate of ADR and adopts a pragmatic approach to disputes.
Aoife’s extensive experience in the area of maintenance and champerty has resulted in her being considered the ‘go to’ person for advising on the legality of assignment of claims and funding arrangements under Irish law.
Aoife has a particular interest in consumer law and is subject matter expert on the proposed introduction by the European Commission of a collective redress model for consumers affected by EU law, which will lead to increased litigation across a variety of sectors.
Aoife is a contributor to industry publications, such as the International Law Office Arbitration and ADR, Banking and Insurance newsletters and is a speaker at industry events. She is a lecturer in the Law Society of Ireland’s diploma on insurance law.