Defendant Injury / Casualty Injury - DAC Beachcroft
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Defendant Injury / Casualty Injury


David Kennedy and John Sheehy lead the defendant injury team in DAC Beachcroft Dublin.


Our defendant injury team is one of the largest dedicated defendant injury teams in Ireland and is the market leading claims team providing specialist claims services to insurers and corporate clients. The team provides a dynamic, committed and experienced service to domestic and international clients.

Our aim is to be recognised as the undisputed leading provider of claims solutions, and to be the partner of choice key clients requiring legal claims services. We positively impact on our clients’ bottom line by delivering the highest quality service, best case outcomes and genuine value for money. Our team is part of our wider DAC Beachcroft claims solution group which operates across 12 locations in the UK and Ireland.

Our experience means we are able to tailor the right solutions for our customers, working in strategic partnership to deliver expert legal services. The team has a wealth of experience across a number of specialist areas including casualty, motor, counter fraud, large loss, travel and tourism, retail, leisure and equestrian.

We deliver complex bespoke solutions in respect to unusual crisis situations as well as handling “ordinary needs in extraordinary ways”.

Our client-focused approach and understanding of our clients’ businesses is crucial to our success. We are driven by a commitment to provide outstanding client service which delivers high quality advice in customised and creative ways. We combine commercial acumen, extensive experience and technical expertise with a solutions-driven approach.


We can assist you in managing your defendant injury issues to include:

  • advising throughout the full life cycle of a claim
  • dealing with books of business in run off
  • accurate reserving
  • auditing clients’ books of business
  • providing temporary outsourcing services
  • providing on-going training to in-house teams


The team’s recent experience includes:

  • acting as panel solicitors for most of the larger insurers in Ireland
  • acting for most London market insurers who write risk in Ireland
  • acting for international insurers who have exposure in Ireland

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Our Lawyers - David Kennedy

David Kennedy

Partner Dublin

David specialises in insurance defence work, advising clients on a wide…

Our Lawyers - John Sheehy

John Sheehy

Partner Dublin

John specialises in litigation and dispute resolution and in particular in…