Mary Smith

Senior Associate (Ireland)

T: +44 (0) 353 1 536 9630

Mary Smith

University College of Limerick
BA Law & Accounting University College Dublin
LLM Commercial Law

Ireland 2005


Very thorough and efficient
Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Mary specialises in construction claims and dispute resolution. She has extensive experience in complex disputes arising out of a variety of projects.

She also acts for architects, engineers, surveyors, accountants, solicitors and their professional indemnity insurers in a broad range of claims. She frequently provides coverage advice to insurers on late notification, non-disclosure and breach of terms and conditions. She has considerable experience in investigating commercial claims and liaising with both Insurers and the Insured on how to manage the claim to the most economic conclusion.

Mary has acted in numerous commercial disputes, including proceedings before the Commercial Court and High Court she has had considerable experience in dispute resolution including conciliation, mediation and arbitration.

Mary is a graduate member and a member of the Council of The Insurance Institute of Dublin 2016-2017.

She has also been awarded the following professional insurance qualifications:

  • LLMIT qualification (Lloyd’s & London Market Insurance Exam);
  • Professional Certificate in Commercial and Personal Insurance (APA) as awarded by University College Dublin/Institute of Banking College of Professional Finance;
  • Certified Insurance Practitioner (CIP) qualification, which is the benchmark qualification for the general Irish insurance industry; and
  • Member of the Insurance Institute National Council 2017-2019.