Our clients include domestic and international insurers, Lloyd’s syndicates, managing general agents (MGAs) and other intermediaries.

We have advised in a variety of high-profile and high-value insurance disputes involving court proceedings, arbitrations and mediations in Ireland.

We are particularly well regarded for our partner-led approach to insurance disputes.  Our deep understanding of the markets in which our clients operate distinguishes us from our competitors. 

We draw on team members’ experience in advising the insurance industry over several decades to provide the approach and results expected by our clients.

Experience

  • Professional liability
  • Construction risk
  • Cyber and data risk
  • Management liability (D&O)
  • Employment-practices liability
  • Product liability
  • Property damage
  • Business interruption
  • Financial risk
  • Transactional risk/warranty and indemnity insurance (W&I)
  • Solicitors’ Professional Indemnity Insurance Regulations
Head of Practice
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Shane Neville

Partner
Insurance Disputes

sneville@lkshields.ie
+ 353 1 638 5853


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Awards &
Recommendations

‘LK Shields are an accomplished firm who have assisted us for many years. I have found all of their solicitors are experienced in complex issues and are extremely proactive with our cases.’ Recommended for Insurance.

Legal 500 2022
Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for Insurance.

Legal 500 2021
Awards &
Recommendations

'This team is unusual in Ireland for its ability to apply traditional insurance law to new and technical disruptive businesses. I’ve been impressed by the commercial and pragmatic advice I’ve received alongside a clear depth of knowledge and experience in Irish insurance law.' Recommended for Insurance.

Legal 500 2020
Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for Insurance: Dispute Resolution. Clients say: "They have an excellent grasp of identifying problems early."

Chambers Europe 2020
Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for Insurance.

Chambers Europe 2019
Awards &
Recommendations

"Comprehensive knowledge of regulatory matters, used to get a case over the line in a very efficient manner".

Chambers Europe 2015
Awards &
Recommendations

"Great legal arguments and common-sense solutions”.

Chambers Europe 2015
Awards &
Recommendations

“We get excellent advice. It is pragmatic and understanding of our needs”.

Chambers Europe 2014
Awards &
Recommendations

"LK Shields Solicitors has a well-established professional indemnity defence practice".

Legal 500 2014
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Shane Neville

Partner

sneville@lkshields.ie
+ 353 1 638 5853

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Ian Lavelle

Partner

ilavelle@lkshields.ie
+353 1 6385823

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Eamon Jones

Partner

ejones@lkshields.ie
+353 1 6385854

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