Úna Tighe, Senior Counsel, BCL, LL.M, AITI, Advanced Diploma in Quasi-Judicial Decision-Making (King’s Inns)
Úna’s principal practice areas include commercial law (such as banking and insurance law and taxation and pensions law where her experience includes appearances before the Court of Justice of the European Union), chancery (including company law and trusts) and judicial review. As a junior counsel Úna was a prosecutor for the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Prior to commencing practice at the Bar in 2000, Úna held a variety of legal and tax positions in both private practice and industry in the banking and finance department of one of Ireland’s leading law firms, as an in-house lawyer in one of Ireland’s main banking groups and in the taxation department of one of the “Big 4” accountancy practices.
A member of Arbitration Ireland, Úna frequently acts in arbitrations. She also has extensive experience of mediation.
Úna is a member of The Irish Financial Services Appeals Tribunal.
A mentor on the successful pilot established in 2016 by Law & Women, Úna continues to act as a mentor on the programme. She is also a mentor on the Bar of Ireland’s pupil mentor scheme.
In addition to frequently lecturing on litigation and commercial law topics, she assisted on the second edition of Finucane, Buggy with Tighe, Irish Pensions Law and Practice. She has acted as Examiner and Moderator for various professional bodies.
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