Solicitors

Ruth Prendeville - Solicitor

Ruth is a solicitor in the Commercial & Business team at Hayes solicitors specialising in commercial litigation and dispute resolution.  Her experience includes advising financial institutions, private equity funds, private companies and individuals in a variety of matters including contract law disputes, enforcement and recovery actions and general litigation cases.

Before joining Hayes, Ruth worked in the litigation and dispute resolution department of another leading Dublin firm acting in a range of commercial litigation matters with a particular focus on advising on indemnity matters and policy wording issues and defending solicitors, accountants, engineers and other professionals against professional negligence claims on the instructions of their insurers. Ruth has also has considerable experience in advising clients through alternative dispute resolution processes such as mediation and arbitration, including international arbitration.

Expertise

Ruth is a solicitor in the Commercial & Business team at Hayes solicitors specialising in commercial litigation and dispute resolution.  Her experience includes advising financial institutions, private equity funds, private companies and individuals in a variety of matters including contract law disputes, enforcement and recovery actions and general litigation cases.

Before joining Hayes, Ruth worked in the litigation and dispute resolution department of another leading Dublin firm acting in a range of commercial litigation matters with a particular focus on advising on indemnity matters and policy wording issues and defending solicitors, accountants, engineers and other professionals against professional negligence claims on the instructions of their insurers. Ruth has also has considerable experience in advising clients through alternative dispute resolution processes such as mediation and arbitration, including international arbitration.

Experience

  • Civil litigation mainly in the High Court, Commercial Court and Court of Appeal – Advising on high value and often multi-party commercial claims covering a range of commercial and regulatory issues
  • Enforcement disputes - Representing financial institutions and private equity funds in connection with a variety of enforcement disputes
  • Professional negligence litigation – Acting on behalf of professionals on the instructions of their insurers in the defence of professional negligence claims

Qualifications/Education

  • Bachelor in Civil Law degree, University College Cork
  • Master in Laws, University College Cork
  • Professional qualification as a Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2014
  • Diploma in Insurance Law, Law Society of Ireland, 2017
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales, 2017

Memberships

  • Member of the Law Society of Ireland
  • Member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association and co-chairperson of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association Younger Members’ Committee in 2016