Solicitors

Pamela Keely - Solicitor

Pamela is a solicitor in the Commercial & Business team at Hayes solicitors. She specialise in commercial litigation and dispute resolution and acts for a variety of companies, financial institutions, state bodies and individuals in contract, enforcement and recovery actions, insolvency and general commercial litigation matters.

Prior to joining Hayes, Pamela worked in the litigation department of another large Dublin firm acting for financial institutions, private companies and state bodies in insurance, banking and healthcare litigation. She has also practised as an attorney in New York City, primarily in the area of commercial law. 

Expertise

Pamela is a solicitor in the Commercial & Business team at Hayes solicitors. She specialise in commercial litigation and dispute resolution and acts for a variety of companies, financial institutions, state bodies and individuals in contract, enforcement and recovery actions, insolvency and general commercial litigation matters.

Prior to joining Hayes, Pamela worked in the litigation department of another large Dublin firm acting for financial institutions, private companies and state bodies in insurance, banking and healthcare litigation. She has also practised as an attorney in New York City, primarily in the area of commercial law.

Experience

  • Commercial litigation – Pamela has acted for banks, financial institutions and receivers, in high value enforcement and recovery matters. Pamela has previously acted for the liquidator in the high profile liquidation of Setanta Insurance and for financial institutions in defending lay litigant claims and prosecuting breach of contract claims.
  • Defamation – Pamela has acted on a number of defamation cases before the High Court.
  • Healthcare – Pamela has acted for the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland in bringing inquiries before the Fitness to Practise Committee and High Court. Pamela has also case managed a number of HSE and Tusla cases.
  • Personal Injury – Pamela has been involved in a number of personal injury cases, both defending and prosecuting.
  • International - Pamela has experience with incorporating European companies in the United States, assisting companies with international business transactions and commercial litigation including copyright, contractual and corporate issues.

Qualifications/Education

  • Bachelor of Business and Law (BBL), University College Dublin
  • Masters in Law (LLM), Trinity College Dublin
  • Professional Qualification as a New York Attorney, 2012
  • Professional Qualification as a solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2015
  • Civil/Commercial Mediation Accreditation, 2012

Memberships(Committees, societies, etc.)

  • Member of the Law Society of Ireland
  • Member of the Dublin Solicitors’ Bar Association
  • Member of the New York Bar Association