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DAC Beachcroft

5-7 UPPER QUEEN STREET, BELFAST, BT1 6FS, NORTHERN IRELAND
Tel:
Work 028 9024 6751
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Fax 028 9023 1432
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510 NR BELFAST 1
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Web:
www.mckinty-wright.co.uk
Belfast, Birmingham, Bogota, Bogota, Bristol, Dublin and 14 more

Northern Ireland: Insurance

Personal injury and clinical negligence: defendant
Personal injury and clinical negligence: defendant - ranked: tier 1

DAC Beachcroft

In July 2019, DAC Beachcroft officially launched in Northern Ireland via a takeover of Belfast firm McKinty and Wright, with 17 fee earners, including six partners, becoming part of the international firm. The team acts for major insurers, companies and public sector bodies in Northern Ireland, and has particular expertise in handling product liability personal injury and industrial disease claims. Practice head Sean McGahan specialises in large and complex loss claims, while senior partner Lester Doake advises on occupational illness cases. Aisling Mellon has expertise in motor claims and associate Catriona McCorry is particularly active in clinical negligence cases.

Practice head(s):Sean McGahan

Other key lawyers:Lester Doake; Aisling Mellon; Catriona McCorry

Key Clients

Northern Ireland Water

MS Amlin

Willis Towers Watson

RSA

Larmour Investigations Limited

ASDA

Marks and Spencer

Next plc

Sabre

Ecclesiastical

MDU

MedPro International

Sompo Japan

Resolute Management

Hill Dickinson

Sedgwick/Vericlaims

Work highlights

  • Advised LBG on a matter involving occupiers' and employers' liability.
  • Advising Vericlaim/Sedgwick on a high-value, complex personal injury claim involving indemnity issues for the insurer.
  • Advising Northern Ireland Water on a suspected fraudulent claim relating to allegedly defective street furniture.
  • Advising Arnold & Green on a personal injury travel claim.
  • Acting for Ecclesiastical in a high-value public liability claim relating to a catastrophic injury sustained during a cycling event.
Leading individuals

Lester Doake - DAC Beachcroft

Sean McGahan - DAC Beachcroft

Next Generation Partners

Aisling Mellon - DAC Beachcroft

Rising stars

Catriona McCorry - DAC Beachcroft

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