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We provide a wide range of legal services nationwide, delivering quality, knowledge, experience and value.
Providing industry-focused services to a wide range of indigenous and international clients.
Our broad and interconnected spread of industry and sectoral expertise allows us to provide the full range of legal advice and services to our clients.
Founded when the three separate practices of Gordon Holmes, Michael O’Malley and James Sexton joined together.
Established in 1970, the firm goes back many years and has since then remained at the forefront of the legal arena. We are one of the largest law firms in Ireland, having fifteen partners, over forty solicitors, with a total head count of over 140 staff. We are a client-focused firm whose experienced solicitors work closely with clients to gain an in-depth understanding of their objectives to ensure that we achieve the best possible result.
A great feature of the firm is its open, friendly culture and strong sense of community that exists amongst staff. There is a very evident open-door policy together with the friendly, approachable nature of all staff – from secretaries to junior solicitors to partners – ...
What the team is known for: Enters the rankings following market plaudits for its insurance defence practice. Particularly noted for its expertise in professional indemnity and negligence cases, frequently pertaining to the construction, accounting and legal sectors. Also ex...
Insurance: Dispute Resolution | Chambers Europe 2020
According to market sources, Stephen Walker "is a pleasure to deal with." He has experience in corporate and capital markets transactions.
Corporate/M&A | Chambers Europe 2021
We are delighted to continue our trusted and longstanding relationship with Holmes having completed another transaction with their corporate team. Their balanced and commercial approach, led by George with support from Shane and Neil, was key to the success
Partner, Clearwater International
Substantial experience of defending clients against insurance claims, having acted for a number of prominent insurers. Other key contacts include Donal Creaton, Michael Murphy, Anna Owens and Pat McInerney.
Insurance | Legal 500 EMEA 2020
Sandra Egan is excellent, she is practical, knowledgeable and very thorough.
Real Estate | Chambers Europe 2023
Holmes earns praise for its proven capacity to handle diverse claims across employers' and public liability, as well as motor insurance claims. It defends insurers and self-insured companies or associations in personal injury claims filed by employees or third parties.
Insurance: Dispute Resolution
Chambers & Partners Europe 2023
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