Skip to main content

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance
Ryan Byrne

Ryan Byrne

Senior Associate

Senior Associate
Ryan Byrne

Ryan Byrne is a solicitor-advocate and advises clients on a broad range of complex, high-value and strategically significant commercial disputes and contentious regulatory matters. His clients include corporates, financial institutions, private equity funds, and high-net worth individuals.

  • Advising a FTSE 100 telecommunications company in relation to complex anti-competitive collusion and breach of contract claims involving multiple defendants.
  • Advising a major global bank on its defence of a high-value group action brought by shareholders under sections 90 and 90A FSMA 2000.
  • Advising various firms in the financial services sector on regulatory investigations involving the Financial Conduct Authority.
  • Advising a payment services firm on allegations of breach of a Quincecare duty of care.
  • Advising a high net worth individual in proceedings relating to the valuation of shares and unpaid dividends in a Middle Eastern advertising and media business.
  • Advising a high net worth individual in a shareholder dispute concerning a joint venture holding valuable real estate in Russia.

News and client work

View all news and client work featuring Ryan Byrne

Contact details

Career and qualifications

  • University of Bristol (LLB) 2015
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2016
  • Seconded to Barclays Funds & Investment Management 2017
  • Seconded to the Chancery Division of the High Court (Judicial Assistant) 2017
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2018
  • Solicitor-Advocate 2021

Professional bodies

  • Member of the Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA)