Ed Kelly is a Solicitor, in our litigation department and corporate and commercial department. He joined the firm in 2013.
Ed specialises in plaintiff personal injuries litigation. He represents private clients in District, Circuit and High Court claims. He deals with personal injuries claims arising out of road traffic accidents and public liability claims from the Injuries Board application stage up to finalisation and hearing of the claims in the courts.
He is available to defend clients in District Court matters relating to motoring and road traffic offences including speeding, drink driving and driving without insurance. Ed has experience in making applications to the County Registrar and is available to deal with requests to act on an agency basis.
Ed is also experienced in corporate matters dealing with corporate investments, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder exits, shareholders’ agreements, due diligence in advance of large corporate transactions and re-organisations of group structures.
Insurance litigation, defamation and environmental disputes are key areas of strength at Holmes O'Malley Sexton, which is also increasingly active in contentious construction matters. The team, which is based across the firm's offices in Dublin and Limerick, also regularly handles litigation in the public sector, including judicial review proceedings and regulatory matters for healthcare and education entities. Managing partner Harry Fehily is active in a range of commercial disputes and also strong for mediation. Other key contacts include new partners Michael Murphy, who specialises in financial services and insurance litigation, with additional expertise in data protection matters, and Pat McInerney, who regularly acts for public sector bodies.