Eamon became a Partner in LK Shields following the merger between Kilroys and LK Shields in December 2018.

Prior to the merger, Eamon joined Kilroys in 1982, becoming a Partner in 1989 and served as Managing Partner from 2005 to 2012.

Eamon’s practice area is commercial litigation and dispute resolution.  He has a wide range of experience in litigating commercial matters including, dealing with commercial disputes before the Commercial Court, appeals to the Court of Appeal and ultimately to the Supreme Court.

Eamon has crisis-managed multi-disciplinary teams dealing with complex and time-critical statutory and regulatory tribunals and proceedings.  He has represented clients in actions taken by and against regulators and advisors on all aspects of “white collar crime”.

Eamon has a particular expertise in export credit insurance matters, having specialised in this area of insurance over a considerable number of years.

Experience

  • Acted for clients in the horse racing industry to include a long-running dispute over a 10-year period involving numerous sets of proceedings to the commercial division of the High Court, to the Court of Appeal and to ultimate success in the Supreme Court.
  • Acting for professional firms and their insurers in high-value professional negligence claims against them.
  • Advising individuals (Senior Managers) and corporates and acting for them in regulatory investigations, to include investigations taken by the Central Bank and the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement.
  • Acting for professional firms and partners in sensitive partnership disputes.
  • Acting for and advising export credit insurance companies in defence of credit claims.
  • Acting for and advising clients concerning investigations by inspectors appointed by ministerial order to include the Labour Inspector (Gama), Glackin, Johnston Mooney & O’Brien site, Blaney and Grace, National Irish Bank.
  • Acting and advising clients in criminal proceedings (white collar) taken by the Director of Public Prosecutions on behalf of the ODCE and the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau.
  • Acting for corporates in Public Enquiry Tribunals to include the "Beef" Tribunal, the “Moriarty" Tribunal and the “Mahon” Tribunal.

Contact Eamon

+353 1 6385854
ejones@lkshields.ie

More about Eamon Jones

  • Admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland
    Law Society of Ireland
    1981
  • Bachelor of Law
    University College Dublin
  • Accredited Mediator
    Irish Commercial Mediation Association

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