Muireann is an Irish qualified solicitor who specialises in advising corporates and individuals on contentious regulatory matters, in particular on inspections, interviews and investigations by the Central Bank of Ireland (the "CBI").
Muireann has acted for a range of corporate clients in investigations by the CBI under its Administrative Sanctions Procedure and has represented them at settlements with the CBI. Muireann also advises individuals on investigations under the CBI's fitness and probity regime and has accompanied senior executives to several contentious regulatory interviews, including those where compulsory powers have been used.
Muireann also advises firms on CBI inspections, the CBI's statutory powers and assists firms in responding to post inspection findings and Risk Mitigation Programmes.
Muireann also provides advices to firms on the Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018 and on anti-bribery and anti-corruption policies and procedures.
Prior to working in Dillon Eustace Muireann spent more than five years working in the CBI's Enforcement Division where she was responsible for all aspects of running regulatory investigations under the CBI's Administrative Sanctions Procedure. Her experience there included leading regulatory interviews, settling enforcement cases and referring a major case to Inquiry. Muireann has also worked in legal practice as a litigator.
Muireann has written for national and international publications such as Finance Dublin, Accountancy Ireland, The In-House Lawyer and Financier Worldwide, on various issues including on regulatory enforcement, whistleblowing and anti-bribery legislation.