We are pleased to announce the appointment of six new partners in the firm’s core practice areas of litigation, insurance, commercial property and private client. The appointments, based in the Dublin and Limerick offices, shows our continued growth at the firm, which now has 14 partners across four offices and gives the firm’s clients access to some of the best legal and business advisory minds in the country, with a combined team of over 150 professionals.
This expansion is on the back of the opening of our Cork office in 2018 and a London office in 2017 which has further strengthened our position across the various legal sectors in Ireland and has given clients strong international connectivity.
Lorraine Power is a partner in the property, corporate and commercial departments. She acts for some of Ireland’s leading developers, State and semi-state bodies and investment funds. Lorraine was recently recognised by Legal 500 EMEA 2019 for her Real Estate work.
Pat McInerney is a partner in the public administrative law and commercial litigation departments. He acts for State, semi-State and statutory bodies, international and domestic insurance companies, financial institutions, third level institutions, corporate and private clients, specialising in commercial litigation and dispute resolution, data protection, regulation and defamation. Pat was recently recognised by Legal 500 EMEA 2019 for his Insurance, Dispute Resolution and Public Sector work.
Michael Murphy is a partner in the litigation department and practises with a particular emphasis on professional indemnity, having experience in directors and officers claims as well as negligence cases. He was recently recognised by Chambers Europe 2019 for his strength in handling professional negligence claims and in Legal 500 EMEA 2019 for his Insurance and Dispute Resolution work.
Anna Owens is a partner in the litigation department and acts for a range of clients including international and domestic insurance companies such as AXA and Zurich, loss adjusters, domestic companies and private clients such as Lidl. Anna was recently recognised by Legal 500 EMEA 2019 for her Insurance work.
Wayne Finn is a partner in the litigation department and specialises in defence litigation encompassing road traffic, employers’ liability, product liability and public liability cases at all court levels. In particular, Wayne specialises in dealing with catastrophic injury claims.
Piarais Neary is a partner in the litigation department and provides experienced and practical legal advice to his significant private client base in complex litigation matters, particularly involving personal injury and clinical negligence, and also sits on the Dublin Solicitor Bar Association Litigation Committee.
Please join us in wishing our new partners well in all their endeavours for you the clients and the firm.