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Eversheds Sutherland

ONE EARLSFORT CENTRE, EARLSFORT TERRACE, DUBLIN 2, IRELAND
Tel:
Work +353 1 664 4200
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Fax +353 1 664 4300
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www.eversheds-sutherland.ie

Jim Trueick

Tel:
Work +353 1 6644 247
Email:
Eversheds Sutherland

Work Department

Jim is Partner, in Dispute Resolution & Litigation

"has great integrity and is able to focus on the key elements of the issues." - Chambers Europe 2014

He is a master of his brief and did everything we needed. He is sensible and level-headed, and managed to avoid litigation for us.” - Chambers Global 2013

“thorough, knowledgeable about our business and someone who would be prepared to give honest advice irrespective of the implications,” - Chambers Europe 2013

Jim Trueick has a strong reputation in the area of professional insurance defence (solicitors, accountants, architects, engineers and valuers) commercial litigation and has represented international and indigenous clients in complex, high profile litigation in the chancery and new Commercial Court. Jim also practices in the area of employment law, advising corporate clients on contentious and strategic HR issues including those related to inward investment and industrial relations. Jim has over twenty five years' experience in practice and was previously Managing Partner of Landwell Solicitors.

Jim's recent experience includes:

  • ICDR Arbitration, acting for Hotel owners in relation to Management Agreement dispute.
  • Arbitration – Canada and Ireland – software programme dispute.
  • Advising PwC International – Madoff litigation.
  • Dexia Bank – employment restructuring.
  • Advising Insurers on PI claims against lawyers, engineers, architects, valuers and accountants.
  • Advising financial institution in relation to claims against valuers and solicitors for professional negligence.
  • Seeking declarations from the Commercial Court that monies held in a bank account is the property of the UK parent company to an Irish company struck off by Companies Registration Office in 2003.
  • Advising wind farm operators in relation to 7 Plaintiff claims of breach of planning conditions and nuisance.

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Position

Partner


Ireland

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

'Unstinting attention to detail sets the team apart' at Eversheds Sutherland; it focuses on professional negligence and public sector litigation in particular. Norman Fitzgerald and Stephen Barry are defending EY against an €80m auditors professional negligence claim stemming from the financial crisis. Dermot McEvoy specialises in construction and property disputes; Aisling Gannon and Jim Trueick have healthcare and insurance expertise; and Pamela O’Neill is noted for regulatory work.

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Insurance

Within: Insurance

Eversheds Sutherland has a strong contentious practice with expertise across a number of areas including the healthcare insurance space, where Aisling Gannon excels in defending medical negligence claims. Stephen Barry defends insurers and insured in the construction sector, while Jim Trueick specialises in professional indemnity matters relating to solicitors, accountants and architects.

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