Sorcha has acted on behalf of clients in complex commercial disputes including insurance coverage disputes, product liability proceedings and professional negligence disputes.

She specialises in insurance litigation, coverage advice and policy interpretation. She has experience acting in the defence of high value commercial disputes before the Irish High Court, including its Commercial division and Court of Appeal. Sorcha has also advised clients in regulatory investigations and inquiries.


  • Acting for insurers in high value coverage disputes including the aviation litigation before the Commercial Court of Ireland.
  • Acting in the defence of various insurance claims including professional negligence actions and product liability claims.
  • Advising clients on investigations and inquires before regulatory bodies including the Central Bank of Ireland and the Tax Appeals Commission.
  • Advising on business interruption insurance coverage.
  • Representing clients in complex shareholder disputes in the Commercial Court and at mediation.
  • Representing a sporting body in a competition law dispute before the Irish High Court.

More about Sorcha Mellon-Whelan

  • Bachelor of Law
    University College Dublin
  • Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors
    Law Society of Ireland
  • Admitted to Clár na Gaeilge (Roll of Irish-Speaking Solicitors)
    Law Society of Ireland

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