FIRE Starters Global Summit: Dublin

At a price unprecedented in the industry this event brings together the rising stars of Asset Recovery, Fraud & Insolvency to forge networks, discuss experiences and build their own personal brand
21st - 23rd February 2024, Conrad Hotel, Dublin, Ireland

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Over 80+ International Speakers from 22+ Jurisdictions contributing to the programme this year - Sorry we are SOLD OUT for 2024! 

Please join our waiting list by emailing or save the date for the 4th edition, which will take place on 26 - 28 February 2025

Content Driven & Network Focussed - We Specialise in Networks Forged in FIRE

With an overriding emphasis is on the quality of networking and its content, we take networking seriously.  
From thought provoking keynotes that spark conversation to wandering around Dublin with a new contact from accross the globe, we provide a whole host of unique networking opportunities and activities all included in the conference price:


Guinness Storehouse

Networking Activity


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'Thought Leaders Through History'

Fancy Dress Drinks Reception


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'Women in FIRE' x FFF x IWIRC

After-Party Drinks Reception


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70+ International FIRE Starter Speakers
& Global Representatives from 20+ Jurisdictions


Taste of Dublin Networking Activity 
at the Guinness Storehouse!


A Premium Event 
But Not A Premium Price

Pre-Conference Welcome Drinks
Break the ice with the clink of a glass


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Wine & Dine 
with Networking Drinks and Dinner


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The Ever Popular 
Hair of the Dog Morning Refreshments (Day 2)


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Fresh Formats: 2024 Workshops

With a mix of essential legal updates and career advancing personal skills workshops build your own programme and engage with content that best suits your practice.
Smaller group sessions allow for better networking and focussed learning. These have become a hallmark of ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE events, often copied, but seldom replicated...  
 Workshop Room 1 - Path to Partner: To Infinity and Beyond
 Workshop Room 2 - Legal Updates & Strategy   
 Workshop Room 3 - Insolvency
 Workshop Room 4 - International: What Should I know About…?

New International Speaking Faculty:

Rita Birungi
Rita Birungi Associate Partner
Ligomarc Advocates (Uganda)
Okorie Kalu
Okorie Kalu Partner
Punuka Attorneys & Solicitors (Nigeria)
Roberta Guaineri
Roberta Guaineri Of Counsel
Advant Nctm (Italy)
Dhananjay Kumar
Dhananjay Kumar Partner
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (India)
Liv Machado
Liv Machado Partner
Tauil & Chequer Advogados (Brazil)
Grzegorz E. Woźniak
Grzegorz E. Woźniak Founder and Managing Partner
Woźniak Legal (Poland)
Mylène Boché-Robinet
Mylène Boché-Robinet Partner
Boché Dobelle Avocats (France)
Amala Umeike
Amala Umeike Founding Partner
Stren & Blan Partners (Nigeria)
Mary Inman
Mary Inman Partner
Constantine Cannon (USA)
Miguel E. Urriola
Miguel E. Urriola Partner
Fabrega Molino (Panama)
Nathalie Ker Si Min
Nathalie Ker Si Min Partner
Lim Chee Wee Partnership (Malaysia)
Jason Teo
Jason Teo Associate Director
Setia Law (Singapore)
Joanna Bogdańska
Joanna Bogdańska Attorney at law, Partner
KW Kruk & Partners (Poland)
Daniel Rubel
Daniel Rubel Partner
Zeichner Ellman & Krause LLP (US)
Maureen Ward
Maureen Ward Partner
Bennett Jones (Canada)
Geraldo Fonseca
Geraldo Fonseca Partner
Fonseca Vannucci Abreu (Brazil)
Sheila Ng
Sheila Ng Partner
Rajah & Tann (Singapore)
Addy R. Schmitt
Addy R. Schmitt Managing Partner, Washington, DC Office
Harris St. Laurent & Wechsler (USA)
Robin Rathmell
Robin Rathmell Partner
Kasowitz Benson Torres (USA)
Sarah Kocks
Sarah Kocks Attorney-at-law
Kocks & Partners (Belgium)
Mahareksha S. Dillon
Mahareksha S. Dillon Partner
SSEK Law Firm (Indonesia)
Marine Simonnot
Marine Simonnot Partner
UGGC Avocats (France)
Hector Sbert
Hector Sbert Partner
ECIJA (Spain)
Angelika Hellweger
Angelika Hellweger Legal Director
Rahman Ravelli
Paulo Magalhaes Nasser
Paulo Magalhaes Nasser Partner
M Nasser Advocacia Estrategica (Brazil)
Maria Edgeworth
Maria Edgeworth Partner
Ogier Leman
Ian Herbert
Ian Herbert Counsel
Miller & Chevalier (USA)
Emanuel Callejas
Emanuel Callejas Partner
Carrillo & Asociados (Guatemala)
Kenny Lau
Kenny Lau Director
Providence Law (Singapore)
Allanna Rigby
Allanna Rigby Partner
Control Risks
Alexander A. Yanos
Alexander A. Yanos Partner, Co-chair of International Arbitration Group
Alston & Bird (US)
Jeremy Gellis
Jeremy Gellis Member
Cozen O'Connor (Canada)
Joseph R. Dunn
Joseph R. Dunn Partner
Covington & Burling LLP
Niall Ledwidge
Niall Ledwidge Managing Director
Stout (USA)
Jonathan Harris
Jonathan Harris Managing Partner NY Office
Harris St. Laurent & Wechsler (USA)
Bill Geiringer
Bill Geiringer Senior Associate
Pinsent Masons
Lorna Van Oss
Lorna Van Oss Associate Director
Control Risks
Maria Kennedy
Maria Kennedy Barrister
Twenty Essex
Natalie Todd
Natalie Todd Partner
Cooke, Young & Keidan
Stephen Chan
Stephen Chan Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys (Hong Kong)
Josh Kemp
Josh Kemp Partner
ADG Legal (Dubai)
Lizzy Stewart
Lizzy Stewart Senior Clerk & CEO
4 New Square
Patrick Dunn Walsh
Patrick Dunn Walsh Barrister
Twenty Essex
Nicholas Poon
Nicholas Poon Founder
Breakpoint LLC (Singapore)
Ching Liu
Ching Liu Principal
Control Risks
Ryan Ferro
Ryan Ferro Barrister
Larry Fenelon
Larry Fenelon Partner
Jemma Brimblecombe
Jemma Brimblecombe Legal Director
Kingsley Napley
Evin Durmaz
Evin Durmaz Senior Associate
Monfrini Bitton Klein
Sue Medder
Sue Medder Business Consultant
Daniel Saoul KC
Daniel Saoul KC Barrister
4 New Square
Caroline Phipps
Caroline Phipps Principal
Enda Lowry
Enda Lowry Managing Director
Teneo (Ireland)
Clarissa Jones
Clarissa Jones Barrister
Stephen Ross
Stephen Ross Partner
Withers (UK)
Tayyibah Arif
Tayyibah Arif Counsel
Dechert (UK)
Mark Wilson
Mark Wilson Partner & Head of Complex and International Recovery Work
Gateley Legal
Daisy Nijkamp
Daisy Nijkamp Counsel
Stibbe (The Netherlands)
Ravi Jackson
Ravi Jackson Barrister
Kit Smith
Kit Smith Managing Associate
Keidan Harrison
Daniel Gritten
Daniel Gritten Counsel
Hogan Lovells
Edouard Kaiflin
Edouard Kaiflin Senior Associate
Monfrini Bitton Klein
Laurent Thibeault
Laurent Thibeault Senior Counsel
Rebecca Newell
Rebecca Newell Senior Associate
Hogan Lovells
David Chalcraft
David Chalcraft Senior Associate
Paul Johnson
Paul Johnson Of Counsel
Peters & Peters
Diarmuid Laffan
Diarmuid Laffan Barrister
4 New Square
Alex Marine
Alex Marine Head of Enforcement
Orla Donovan
Orla Donovan Senior Associate
Dentons Ireland
Joseph Rome
Joseph Rome Attorney
Sequor Law (USA)

Fun that Facilitates Networking
Continue the conversation whilst exploring the best of what FIRE Starters Dublin has to offer

Who Will Be There?

Junior partners, Associates, Junior barristers, Managers / Junior directors at investigation firms, Accountants & Insolvency Practitioners, In house at banks, Wealth managers and Financial institutions, Litigation Funders, Forensic accounting professionals.

What Will We Talk About?

Featuring keynotes from a world renowed AI expert and an infamous fraudster, as well as practical workshops in smaller more interactive groups our 2024 event is brimming with premium insight.
Taste of Dublin Networking Activity at the 
Guinness Storehouse to be Announced Soon!

4 In-depth 
Interactive Workshops
Drinks Reception Fancy Dress Theme 
to be Announced Soon!

FIRE Starter Advisory Board

Caroline Greenwell
Caroline Greenwell Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys
Benoît Mauron
Benoît Mauron Partner
LALIVE (Switzerland)
Catherine Eason
Catherine Eason Partner
PCB Byrne
Sam Goodman
Sam Goodman Barrister
Twenty Essex
Emma Ruane
Emma Ruane Partner
Peters & Peters
Laurence Clarke
Laurence Clarke Senior Associate
Kingsley Napley
Jessica Thorpe
Jessica Thorpe Director, Business Intelligence
Dentons Global Advisors
Jon Felce
Jon Felce Partner
Cooke, Young & Keidan
Grant Noble
Grant Noble Director
Grant Thornton

Contact Us


For speakers enquiries please contact Paul Barford on +44 (0) 20 3398 8510 or email


For partnership enquiries please contact Chris Leese on +44 (0) 20 3398 8554 or email

booking & General Queries

For booking & General Queries enquiries please contact Danushka De Alwis on +44 (0) 20 3580 5891 or email

venue & logistics

For venue & logistics enquiries please contact Sarah Barton on +44 (0) 20 3398 8560 or email


For marketing enquiries please contact Yelda Ismail on +44 (0) 20 3398 8551 or email