Sean specialises in complex commercial litigation and ADR with a specific focus on insurance related disputes.

Sean advises on many aspects of general and commercial litigation and dispute resolution, and has particular expertise in professional negligence, insurance and product liability disputes.

Sean advises on both contentions and non-contentious insurance related matters and holds the Advanced Diploma of Insurance (ACII) through the Insurance Institute of Ireland. 

His experience includes advising on insurance policy wordings and indemnity issues and the defence of professional negligence claims being made against solicitors, insurance brokers and other professionals

Experience

  • Defending solicitors, Insurance brokers and other professionals on instructions of their professional indemnifiers.
  • Acting in the defence of various commercial claims to include product liability claims with a value in excess of €30,000,000.
  • Acting for clients in a number of successful mediations.
  • Acting for clients in Judicial Review proceedings against local authorities  in respect of unlawful tender procedures.
  • Acting for a large airline in respect of passenger aviation claims.
  • Advising insurers with detailed advice on policy wordings and indemnity issues.

Contact Sean

+353 1 638 5856
sbarrett@lkshields.ie

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  • Admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland
    Law Society of Ireland
    2012
  • Advanced Diploma in Insurance (ACII)
    Insurance Institute of Ireland
    2005
  • Business and Legal Studies (Hons)
    University College Dublin
    1998

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