Ms Emma Keegan > Beauchamps > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Litigation & dispute resolution, Insurance & professional indemnity


Emma is head of Beauchamps’ Litigation & Dispute Resolution department, with considerable experience of contractual and commercial dispute resolution, acting for both major financial institutions as well as State bodies, with considerable expertise in professional negligence claims and advises insurers and commercial clients in this area.

She is also an expert in the area of legal project management and works with financial institutions on large-scale litigation and investigative regulatory projects.

In 2019, Emma was the sole Irish winner of the Client Choice award for litigation and dispute resolution.


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


  • Bachelor of Civil Law (University College Dublin, 1999)
  • Solicitor (Law Society of Ireland, 2002)
  • Diploma in Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring (Law Society of Ireland, 2012)

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Insurance

Beauchamps is particularly active in professional indemnity cases, where it acts for clients including Miller Insurance and Randall & Quillter. The practice is headed by experienced litigator Emma Keegan and also includes associate Ciara Murphy.

Ireland > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Emma KeeganBeauchamps

Beauchamps counts a number of domestic household names among its clients, and is noted for its strength in acting for public and regulatory bodies. The team is also active in large-scale financial services litigation, and handles disputes in the healthcare, insurance, technology and professional services sectors. The practice is led by Emma Keegan, who has a strong reputation for handling significant regulatory investigations and also acts in professional negligence claims. The ‘exceptionalThomas O’Dwyer has experience acting for international clients and is active in litigation across a range of areas, including security enforcement and property disputes, and Barry Cahir specialises in contentious insolvency and restructuring.