Killian O’Reilly, Partner, Dispute Resolution

Killian O’Reilly, Partner, Dispute Resolution, Fieldfisher

I am a highly experienced litigator with over 20 years’ experience in representing clients at all court levels, including the Commercial Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court across the commercial, insurance, and public sectors.

I regularly advise clients on all manner of insurance claims including coverage issues, claims for breach of contract, shareholder disputes, specific performance litigation, professional indemnity claims and procurement law issues.

I also have specialist experience advising clients on cyber-crime and legal issues relating to cyber protection measures, and provides training in this area.

I am a CEDR accredited mediator who regularly represents clients in mediation and also acts as a mediator.

I provide advice that is clear and concise, communicating technical concepts in a way that is accessible for clients with both legal and non-legal backgrounds.

Chambers Europe 2019 – “Killian O’Reilly draws on a strong base of experience to assist clients with a diverse range of commercial disputes. One interviewee describes him as “clear, concise and very commercially driven.”

Chambers Europe 2018 - The “impressive” Killian O’Reilly, “a seasoned, reliable lawyer.” He “has the underlying technical knowledge and experience, and is also well organised and keeps things moving at an efficient pace.”

I represent most domestic and numerous international underwriters and re-insurers. I specialise in the resolution of commercial disputes and have significant experience in commercial litigation and property related cases. I advise some of Ireland’s most successful organisations and regularly conduct High Court and Commercial Court litigation on their behalf. I have acted against defaulting borrowers, personal guarantors and syndicated partnerships.

I regularly present lectures, training and workshops, for the Insurance Institute of Ireland and its members in relation to litigation and insurance matters.


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