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Insurance, Ireland

We provide a full service capability to our insurance client base. Our dedicated team of legal advisers represents leading international and domestic insurers and reinsurers in all aspects of their business.

Dispute Resolution and Claims

'A practical and commercial approach is taken to resolving disputes. The team is not afraid to push boundaries and seek to resolve disputes using novel and innovative methods' - Chambers Europe

Our professional litigation team has a wide range of experience in investigating, defending and managing all aspects of large complex insurance claims, in addition to commoditised large portfolios.

Our claims handling experience includes:

Our focus is on resolving disputes in the most effective and efficient forum, taking account all relevant factors, including legal features, commercial imperatives and cost. We have extensive alternative dispute resolution experience. Our in depth knowledge and experience in our client's business allows us to proactively manage their insurance needs and claims.

See contact details for  Aisling Gannon and Stephen Barry for dispute resolution and claims handling.


Our dedicated commercial and regulatory team has considerable experience in advising insurance sector clients in relation to the product, sales and operational aspects of their business.

Our experience includes advising on: 

  • Portfolio transfers of insurance business
  • Acquisition and disposal of insurance undertakings
  • ‘Passporting' overseas insurance companies into Ireland 
  • Authorisation of insurance companies
  • Ongoing interface with the Central Bank of Ireland 
  • Compliance and Corporate Governance
  • Insurance issues in commercial transactions 
  • Product design, including drafting insurance policies (for both life and non-life) 
  • Outsourcing of insurance administration 
  • Captive operations 
  • Unit linked products 
  • Preparation for Solvency II

See contact details for Peter Fahy for non-contentious insurance.