Insurance and Risk

Our multi-disciplinary Insurance and Risk Group is recognised as one of Ireland’s leading providers of legal services to the insurance sector. We pride ourselves on the long-standing relationships we have developed with our clients, which range from Fortune 500 insurance companies to self insured multi national corporations.

Our expertise and experience in providing a full spectrum insurance law service makes us the “go to” firm in our sector.

We deal with a wide range of complex insurance claims including those arising from personal injury, employers liability, public liability, product liability, property damage and defamation.  

Our highly regarded team provides a solution driven approach to the defence of these claims. The focus at all times is on seamless and cost-effective resolution while bearing in mind our clients’ individual strategic considerations.

We provide commercially focused advice on issues surrounding insurance policies and their interpretation and effect. We also advise on the establishment and operation of insurance, re-insurance and captive insurance businesses in Ireland and have a depth of experience in advising in insurance merger, acquisition and restructuring transactions. 



Areas of focus include personal injuries and general liability insurance. We also cover:

  • Product liability
  • Public liability
  • Employers liability
  • Reinsurance
  • Motor claims
  • Property damage
  • Aviation claims
  • Maritime claims
  • Disaster recovery
  • Professional indemnity/negligence
  • Building and construction
  • Regulatory advice
  • Coverage disputes
  • Subrogation rights

Should you wish to find out more about how we can assist you and your business please contact one of the team members listed.


Legal 500, 2021

Tier 1 ranked team which is “dynamic and practical in its approach”. They deliver “a quality independent service”. Clients appreciate how they "excel at making complex problems manageable".

Chambers & Partners, 2021

The team are “extremely rigorous in their process, but at the same time offer a personal service".

Recent Work

  • Acting for major Irish shopping centres, retail parks and international retailers in relation to a wide range of complex liability claims and associated third party contractual issues.
  • Providing risk management and claims advice in relation to the sporting and leisure sector.
  • Acting for schools and charitable organisations in the defence of liability claims.
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