20 03 2024Awards and recognition

RDJ Recognised by Chambers Europe 2024 Guide

Chambers Europe 2024 ranks RDJ in 11 practice areas, including a top-tier ranking for Insurance law.

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The 2024 edition of Chambers Europe has been published. RDJ has been named a leader in 11 practice areas, including a Band 1 ranking for Insurance law. 17 partners were recognised for their individual achievements over the past 12 months.

Chambers and Partners is one of the world’s leading independent legal research companies, offering detailed rankings and insight into leading lawyers and law firms across 200 jurisdictions in more than 70 countries.

Below is a summary of the firm’s rankings.

Banking & Finance

“The lawyers are brilliant. They are always on hand, so there is always someone to answer queries. They are very proactive and very easy to work with.”

“The level of service provided by RDJ is excellent.”

“The lawyers are always available to assist.”

“It is an efficient, well-resourced team that gets the job done.”

“RDJ offers a great service. The lawyers are very attentive and know their subject areas very well.”

“responsive, very helpful and extremely hands-on.”

“knowledge of the subject area is immense.”

“provides excellent banking advice.”

Cian Fenton "is a very high-quality lawyer who is very good at working the nuances of transactions into the documents.”


“The team are very helpful and quick to respond.”

“The RDJ team handles everything with experience and clear and succinct guidance.”

Finola McCarthy "is not only extremely knowledgeable but also provides pragmatic and thoughtful advice.”


“The lawyers are very helpful in going through complex files in a very calm, orderly, safe and confident manner.”

“RDJ brings comprehensive knowledge and experience to the table and frequently identifies important issues we might have overlooked. The lawyers bring legally sound and workable solutions.”

“The team's dedication is fabulous.”

“The lawyers quickly understand the business, are always on the end of the phone and are personally engaged in the transaction.”

“The whole team is really excellent. They are able to deal with opposing solicitors very well and explain complex legal terms and contractual points very clearly.”

Gillian Keating "is an expert in her field. She is very astute and incisive, cutting through to the key points of any situation due to her broad knowledge and experience.”

Dispute Resolution

“The team excels at unpicking details and devising strategies.”

“RDJ provide considered and commercially aware advice delivered in a timely manner.”

Richard Martin "is an excellent partner who is responsive and very easy to work with.”

Dispute Resolution: Healthcare Litigation

Fergal Dennehy "is excellent. Nothing fazes him; he has seen it all and done it all. He's very good to work with.”

Imelda Tierney "is a really fantastic lawyer.”

Padraic Brennan "is highly regarded.”


“RDJ fields a very strong team with knowledge spread across the many diverse areas of employment law.”

“They provide excellent explanations ensuring that, despite the complex nature of some matters, everyone involved understands and there is no ambiguity.”

“provides a really excellent service.”

Jennifer Cashman "is consistently a high performer in all matters pertaining to employment law. She is the go-to person for complex legal cases.”

Insurance: Dispute Resolution

“The team stays on top of issues and maintains communication with the client to ensure all matters are dealt with in an optimal way.”

“They are an excellent firm which provides first-class advice.”

“RDJ demonstrates attention to detail and an ability to move cases ahead.”

Donal Twomey "provides an excellent service in a timely manner and gets the results.”

Uilliam Ó Lorcáin "is very client-focused and has a commercial sense when it comes to litigation.”

Real Estate

“RDJ is a great multidisciplinary team with strong leadership.”

“The team has great depth and ability.”

Evin McCarthy "is technically excellent and has a customer-focused attitude.”

Margaret Ring "is particularly excellent in commercial leases.”


“I appreciate their timely response and technical and commercial advice. RDJ are firmly competent, commercially helpful and responsive.”

Ashling Walsh "focuses on making sure to provide clients with as much information as she can. She is exceptionally hard-working.”


“The team's communication is always clear as to the options available and the recommended courses of action.”

“The team at RDJ is always contactable no matter the issue or time, and its lawyers understand us as a client and what matters to us from a commercial aspect.”

John Cuddigan "displays excellent logical, analytical, research and writing skills with regard to all matters. On each query and deal he offers effective, clear and well-reasoned legal arguments that display detailed research, plus a strong analytical and logical approach to each matter.”

TMT: Media

“The depth and breadth of the team is exceptional.”

“The RDJ team are very good - they're straightforward and frank to deal with and they take clients' interests very much to heart."

RDJ ranked a leading law firm in the following practice areas:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Construction
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Dispute Resolution: Healthcare Litigation
  • Employment
  • Insurance: Dispute Resolution
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring/Insolvency
  • Tax
  • TMT: Media

Individual recognitions went to:

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You can view the full editorial here.