Susie is a partner in McDowell Purcell’s (now Fieldfisher Ireland) Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. She deals with a variety of commercial disputes representing corporates, regulatory bodies, insolvency office holders and all of the key financial institutions operating in Ireland. She regularly appears in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court but also has a keen interest in mediation.
Susie has significant experience in financial services disputes include high value recoveries, fraud, priority of claims, rectification of security and a range of banking related litigation, advising on and implementing strategies for lenders where possible.
Susie’s practice includes contractual and tortious disputes, property based litigation, and professional negligence actions across a broad range of professional advisers including, accountants, solicitors, architects and engineers. She has specialist experience in dealing with construction, property and landlord and tenant disputes including those arising from the service of schedules of dilapidations post termination of commercial leases. This experience is underpinned by Susie having spent a number of years in real estate practice before transitioning to commercial litigation.
Susie’s experience includes:
Legal 500 EMEA 2019
The team is “particularly active in financial services and insolvency litigation, as well as acting for several clients in relation to highly sensitive cyber breaches”. Susie Higgins is a key team member.
Legal 500 EMEA 2018
Susie Higgins ‘adopts a hands-on approach’ and has ‘an in-depth knowledge of litigation procedures’.
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