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Denis is the founding Partner and current Managing Partner of Denis I. Finn Solicitors.

Denis is an industry leader for loan and debt recovery in Ireland. After qualifying as a solicitor and working in industry, Denis set up his own firm specializing in financial recovery and commercial contracts. Denis amassed a deep understanding of recoveries during the 1980’s and continues to advise a multitude of financial institutions and corporate on commercial contracts and the recovery and restructuring of debt in complex matters.

He has 35 years experience pursuing debts and has advised many of the country’s leading Financial Institutions and businesses such as Bank of Ireland Finance Limited, Cambridge Finance, Cambridge Invoice Discounting, ACC Finance, ICC Finance, Stenham Heather Finance, Hereford Finance, Bank of Scotland (Ireland) Limited and Friends First Finance Limited

Denis also takes an interest in social issues and is a founding member of Crew and the Family Support Network.

Contact Denis
Tel : 01-6760844
Email dif@denisifinn.ie

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Denis Finn

Managing Partner

Jennifer joined Denis I. Finn in 2010. Jennifer’s expertise is commercial disputes, legal drafting and review of commercial documentation.

She has responsibility of maintaining the firm’s knowledge databank and library to ensure that Denis I. Finn remain at the forefront of changes in the law.

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Tel : 01-6760844
Email jh@denisifinn.ie

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Jennifer Heffernan


Cian joined the firm in 2006 and practices as a solicitor in the area of banking, restructuring, loan recovery and dispute resolution.

Prior to joining the firm, Cian worked in the Financial Services Industry with KBC Bank and First Active. Cian has a keen understanding of the legal process and recovers monies from District Court through to Commercial Court level. Cian has particular expertise in the area of Professional Negligence cases.

Cian was involved in the setting up and continued management of our client extranet system which enables clients to access the current status of all their proceedings in which Denis I. Finn Solicitors are acting.

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Tel : 01-6760844
Email cd@denisifinn.ie

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Cian Duffy


Finian completed a semester in the University of Southern Maine Law School in the United States and a Masters in Law from Kings College London before joining the firm as a solicitor in 2006. Finian advises institutional, corporate and private clients on a range of issues from employments rights, restructuring and Insolvency to personal injury and medical negligence. Prior to joining the firm, Finian trained in the area of medical defence litigation.

Finian also advises institutional clients on loan recovery and has experience in complex administration of estates and company law and has tutored students in the Law Society of Ireland.

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Tel : 01-6760844
Email ff@denisifinn.ie

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Finian Finn


Deirdre McDermott is a Partner in Denis I. Solicitors with responsibility for Dispute Resolution and Personal Injuries Litigation.

She has considerable experience before all courts in litigation related matters. She has been a member of the DSBA for many years and sat on the Litigation Committee of from 2006 to 2011 and also acted as Consultant for the Debt Collection module to the Law Society of Ireland .

In 2010, she was elected to the Council of the DSBA and is Chair of the Probate and Taxation Committee. Deirdre regularly organises seminars for the DSBA in the areas of Probate and Tax.

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Tel : 01-6760844
Email dmcd@denisifinn.ie

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Deirdre Mc Dermott


Michael manages the Loan Recovery function of Denis I. Finn and has been with the firm since 1987. Michael has over 20 years experience advising banking and private clients. Michael has been involved in a number of leading loan recovery cases with important precedent value such as the 2011 Commercial Court decision in the area of guarantees and indemnities.

Michael has worked extensively with national and international financial clients on a range of recoveries from high value mortgage backed securities to asset finance agreements. Michael’s expertise is recovery and structuring repayment agreements that guarantee the best outcome for our banking clients.

Michael also provides in house training for our banking clients on new practices and regulatory requirements. Recent seminars include the effect of the proposed personal insolvency Bill and the Code of Conduct and Mortgage Arrears.

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Tel : 01-6760844
Email mn@denisifinn.ie

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Michael Nuding


Catherine manages the Property Department of Denis I. Finn and has been with the firm since 1992. Catherine has over 20 years’ experience advising institutional, commercial and private clients on all aspects of property related transactions and landlord and tenant issues.

In recent times, Catherine has been advising receivers and liquidators in relation to the disposal of distressed assets, complicated lease agreements and restructuring of property portfolios. In addition, she advises private clients on a range of title matters including planning issues, wayleaves, title disputes and boundary demarcations.

Catherine is a member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association.

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Tel : 01-6760844
Email cod@denisifinn.ie

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Catherine O’Driscoll