Irish lawyer to give evidence in Dunne’s US bankruptcy case despite objections

Irish lawyer to give evidence in Dunne’s US bankruptcy case despite objections View Gallery
Gayle Killilea and Sean Dunne: he has said he was the ‘nominal titleholder’ of Walford and acquired it on trust for Killilea Pic: Courtpix/Collins

The US trustee Richard Coan has secured a High Court order granting permission for a deposition from senior counsel Aoife Goodman despite objections from Dunne’s side that this would breach attorney-client privilege

An Irish barrister who allegedly advised Sean Dunne’s lawyers in 2012 on the beneficial ownership of Dublin 4 mansion Walford is to give sworn evidence in the developer’s American bankruptcy proceedings.

The US trustee Richard Coan has secured a High Court order, under the Foreign Tribunal Evidence Act, granting permission for a deposition from senior counsel Aoife Goodman despite objections from Dunne’s side that this would breach attorney-client privilege.

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