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Graham Kenny, Partner

Graham Kenny


Practice areas

  • Commercial litigation
  • Litigation and dispute management
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Practice notes

Graham is a leading commercial litigation solicitor and corporate restructuring specialist.

Graham regularly acts as a solicitor advocate on behalf of his clients and has appeared in some of the largest commercial cases to come before the Superior Courts. He advises major domestic and international companies in resolving disputes and navigating the Commercial Court procedures. Graham has over 20 years experience before the Courts in Ireland and is broadly recognised as a leader in his field.

Graham was appointed to the Litigation Committee of the Law Society in December 2022. He is also a member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association and is also a member of Restructuring and Insolvency Ireland. Graham has experience as a director on a number of Boards, ranging from major retail and hospitality establishments to national property companies. Graham is a member of the Audit & Risk Committee of Tuath Housing Association.

Graham’s extensive experience includes:

• Participating in over 40 Examinerships including almost all of the seminal cases in this area;

• Multiple judicial review applications including actions against An Bord Pleanála and a recent finding of legitimate expectation against the Revenue Commissioners of Ireland;

• Acting both for and against major lending institutions in the recovery and enforcement of hundreds of millions of euro of secured debt;

• Handling complex bankruptcies across multiple jurisdictions;

• Securing interlocutory relief including freezing orders of assets and inter-jurisdictional mareva injunctions;

• Acting in many of the leading cases involving the restriction and disqualification of directors under the Companies Acts;

• Multiple defamation actions against tv broadcasting networks and print media;

• Intellectual property disputes including copyright and trademark infringement of multinational companies;

• European competition disputes involving major international manufacturing companies;

• International Arbitration based in Geneva involving the misappropriation of substantial monies from global investment funds;

• Large scale shareholder disputes including minority shareholder oppression actions;

• Representing parties at the Moriarty, Mahon and Morris Tribunals.