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Caroline Preston

Maples and Calder Dublin
work 75 St. Stephen's Green Dublin 2 Ireland
Of Counsel
Dublin
work, pref+353 1 619 2026
cell+353 86 257 7939

Expertise

Caroline is one of Ireland’s foremost Commercial Litigation lawyers.  She has extensive experience advising on Ireland’s largest and most complex disputes, as well as on Tribunals of Inquiry and regulatory investigations. Caroline specialises in boardroom and shareholder disputes; director's responsibilities and corporate governance litigation; funds litigation and asset recovery and protection.  In addition to her expertise in large-scale Irish cases, Caroline has managed international litigation on behalf of Irish clients, especially in the field of asset recovery.  She is also an experienced accredited mediator with CEDR.

Professional Background

Caroline became Of Counsel with Maples and Calder in 2009.  She was previously a senior partner and Head of Litigation at a large Irish corporate law firm.  Caroline is, independent of her role at Maples and Calder, a provider of strategic mediation advice and mediation services.  Caroline has been recommended in a number of legal directories including Chambers, PLC Which Lawyer?, Who’s Who Legal and European Legal Experts.

Education

Trinity College Dublin, BA History and Politics (Joint Honours), 1977

Professional / Civic Activities

Caroline is President of the Irish Chapter of the International Women's Forum and is a Governor of St. Patrick's Hospital.

Bar Admissions

1981 - Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland.
2003 - Qualified as an accredited mediator

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