Mr Thomas O'Dwyer > Beauchamps LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Beauchamps LLP
D02 KV60

Work Department

Litigation and dispute resolution


Thomas is a partner in Beauchamps’ litigation & dispute resolution team and heads up the crisis management and white collar crime units. Thomas works with Irish and international businesses across all sectors, financial institutions and state bodies. Thomas specialises in complex commercial disputes and has particular experience advising financial institutions and corporate clients involved in claims for professional negligence, breach of contract, security enforcement, judicial review and property disputes.

Thomas advises clients on many aspects of administrative decision-making and following fair procedures as well as obligations under Data Protection and Freedom of Information legislation.

Thomas was admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) and as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands in 2008. He spent two years working in the commercial litigation department of a large Cayman Islands law firm.

Thomas won the Client Choice Award for Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Ireland in 2018.


  • Member of the Law Society of Ireland
  • Member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association


  • BA Legal and Business Studies (Waterford Institute of Technology, 1998)
  • LLB (University College Cork, 1999)
  • Solicitor (Law Society of Ireland, 2004)
  • Solicitor (Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands), 2008)
  • Attorney-at-Law (Cayman Islands, 2008)

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Dispute resolution

Beauchamps LLP has carved out an impressive market share of significant engagements in the market, including business interruption cases linked to the Covid pandemic, such as Sean’s Bar v FBD Insurance, and major regulatory investigations. The fast-growing team represents a sizeable array of big-name financial institutions, corporates and high-net-worth individuals. ‘Formidable commercial litigatorEmma Keegan leads the large team, which includes the highly rated Thomas O’Dwyer, who heads the crisis management and white-collar crime unit, and senior insolvency specialist Barry Cahir. Sharon Delaney is an emerging talent.