Rachael O’Toole is a Solicitor in our litigation department and is our Dublin Financial Lines Lead. She joined the firm in 2013.
Rachael specialises in professional negligence insurance defence litigation, having extensive experience acting for a range of international and domestic insurers advising on coverage issues, liability, quantum and strategy. She represents a range of insured professionals including construction professionals, accountants, barristers, insurance brokers and property managers.
Benefiting from a twelve month secondment with leading insurer Zurich Insurance, Rachael had responsibility for the management of the financial lines claims portfolio including professional liability, director and officer and employment practice liability claims.
In addition, Rachael has experience in cyber claims, personal injury litigation, recovery and enforcement work acting for financial institutions.
- Member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers’ Association (PNLA).
- University College Cork, BCL
- Law Society of Ireland, Certificate in Aviation Leasing and Finance
- Admitted to the Law Society of Ireland
Harry Fehily is Holmes O’Malley Sexton’s managing partner has noted experience of professional negligence claims and insurance defence, where he represents both insurers and professional bodies. He regularly acts on financial lines claims.
“Harry Fehily is Holmes O’Malley Sexton’s managing partner and has noted experience of professional negligence claims and insurance defence, where he represents both insurers and professional bodies. He regularly acts on financial lines claims.”
Harry Fehily is the managing partner of Holmes O’Malley Sexton. He boasts particular experience handling disputes related to professional negligence claims, often within the construction sector. He wins praise from market commentators for his strength in this field and is noted as “a practical lawyer” with “a very good mind.”
At Holmes O'Malley Sexton, Limerick-based head of practice Robert Kennedy focuses on defending personal injury claims with a particular emphasis on catastrophic injury cases. The team is also active in the PI space.
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