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I specialise in insurance litigation acting for both major insurers and self-insured's in defending personal injury claims.  I have significant experience in acting in catastrophic injury cases and running volume claims.  I have represented clients in claims arising from road traffic accidents, employer's liability, public liability, product liability and travel claims (successfully defending a case for a leading tour operator in one of the leading cases on local standards defences).  I have experience of dealing with periodical payment orders.
 
I have acted for both insurers and companies in commercial litigation matters in respect of damage to their property on foot of negligence, breach of contract and statutory schemes.  I have expertise in dealing with large business interruption claims for clients in many sectors including renewable energy.
 
I also have experience of alternative legal services models and the use of legal technology to streamline the claims process and large document reviews.  I am familiar with the processes around eDiscovery and electronic disclosure in large commercial matters.  I have an interest in how to add value to the client through the use of these processes.
 
Prior to joining Fieldfisher I was a Partner in a large commercial law firm in Belfast specialising in insurance litigation and subsequently headed up a regional disputes team for a global firm in the Alternative Legal Services space.
 
I am admitted to the roll of solicitors in for both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. 

What others say…

He's tactically very good and understands what we are looking for. 

Chambers UK 2019

very impressive

Chambers UK 2017

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