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MARLBOROUGH HOUSE, 30 VICTORIA STREET, BELFAST, BT1 3GG, NORTHERN IRELAND
Tel:
Work 028 9055 3300
Fax:
Fax 028 9055 0096
DX:
433 NR BELFAST 1
Web:
www.tughans.com

Neil Cahill

Tel:
Work 028 9055 3300
Email:
Tughans

Work Department

Dispute resolution.

Position

Neil’s workload consists mainly of defence civil litigation in the relation to road traffic accidents, public and employers’ liability claims. He regularly represents Insurers, public bodies and self-insured organisations in the defence of civil claims in both the County Court and High Court. Neil also has an interest in travel litigation and acts for large tour operators in the defence of claims brought under the package travel regulations. Neil is also a contributor to the Belfast Insurance Institute Masterclass Series and has given presentations on fraud and credit hire.

Career

Neil has progressed to partner level with Tughans having commenced training in 2000. Neil was made a director in 2010 and partner in 2011.

Education

Ballyclare High School; Queens University Belfast; Law and Politics (LLB) 2000.


Northern Ireland: Insurance

Personal injury and clinical negligence: defendant

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence: defendant

Tughans’ clinical negligence and personal injury team is ‘exemplary in every aspect’, according to one client. Practice head Kathy McGillie  has expertise in defending employers in catastrophic and life-changing injury claims, including asbestos and mesothelioma matters; policy coverage cases are another core strength. Neil Smyth (‘his engagement with clients is excellent’) and Neil Cahill are key names for employers’ and public liability matters; both have experience acting for clients in claims arising from accidents that occur while abroad. The ‘very professionalAndrew Anthony  leads on healthcare and clinical negligence matters; recent work includes delayed diagnosis/failure to diagnose claims and high-value GP negligence cases. Alistair Wilson, who garners praise for his ‘excellent legal advice’, is another key name and is known for representing healthcare professionals in clinical negligence claims.

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