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Robert Bourke

Partner

T: +353 61 445550
E: [email protected]

Robert Bourke is a Partner in our litigation department and joined the firm in 1986.

He specialises in providing advice on a wide range of private client areas, including medical negligence, defamation, personal injury actions for individuals, fatal injury actions, wills, trusts for residents and non-residents and administration of estate, including tax planning and probate law suits.

Robert mainly offers advice to private clients as well as UK and overseas law firms.

  • Associate of the Irish Taxation Institute
  • Associate member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Lecturer and consultant for the Law Society of Ireland, the University of Limerick and the Irish Taxation Institute
  • University College Cork, BCL
  • University of Limerick, MBA
  • Registered Tax Consultant
  • University College Dublin, Diploma in Strategic Growth (Biotech & Pharma)
  • Admitted to the Law Society of Ireland
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.
Dispute Resolution – Legal 500 EMEA 2020
Holmes O'Malley Sexton is well known in the insurance defence sector, where practice head Robert Kennedy and Harry Fehily provide ‘an excellent turnaround service’. Fehily was also active in a number of defamation claims. Donal Creaton has ‘excellent knowledge of the courts process’. All named partners are based in Limerick.
Dispute Resolution, Legal 500 EMEA 2018
Winner of Best Employer: Talent Development and Workplace Wellness Award 2017
Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards
Winner of Munster Law Firm of the Year 2012, 2014 and 2015
Irish Law Awards

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