Our clients include companies active in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, and pharmaceutical distribution, as well as other organisations such as regulatory authorities and academic institutions, health insurers, professional indemnity insurers and indemnifiers.
We help our clients address a wide range of issues arising from legacy products, cutting-edge R&D, and business reorganisations, including regulatory support, licensing deals, intellectual property (IP), M&A, joint ventures, partnership agreements, sales and distribution strategies, and litigation risks.
We advise established public and private hospitals, and those developing and building new centres, on all the legal health issues that affect them, including corporate structuring and clinical governance, risk management strategies, regulatory compliance and accreditation, professional discipline, medico-legal advice, data privacy, employment law, construction, property transactions and technology agreements.
We advise hospital management in terms of risk and crisis management, and clinical and corporate governance issues. We also assist and manage the defence of employer’s liability (EL), public liability (PL), product liability and malpractice claims.
- Commercial Contracts
- Commercial Property
- Company Secretarial Services
- Corporate Governance, Sustainability and ESG Advisory
- Data Security and Privacy
- Employment, Pensions and Benefits
- EU, Competition and State Aid
- Insurance Litigation
- Intellectual Property
- Litigation and Disputes
- Mergers, Acquisitions and Investments
- Regulatory Compliance
- White Collar Crime
Michael Murphy receives strong feedback for his professional indemnity practice. Clients say that his strong technical skills and "his arguments are well thought out, researched and backed up." His advice on "strategy is clear, decisive and very accurate."
Insurance Dispute Resolution | Chambers Europe 2021
Insurance litigation, defamation and environmental disputes are key areas of strength at Holmes. Michael Murphy specialises in financial services and insurance litigation, with additional expertise in data protection matters.
Dispute Resolution | Legal 500 EMEA 2020
Holmes insurance practice, based in Limerick is led by Robert Kennedy. The firm has substantial experience of defending clients against insurance claims, having acted for a number of prominent insurers. Michael Murphy is a key contact in the insurance practice.
Insurance | Legal 500 EMEA 2020
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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