Partner, Galway Office
Damian is a Partner, practising as part of our Dispute Resolution team with a particular focus on Insurance defence work. He is a highly skilled and experienced litigator who advises on employer’s liability, public liability, motor, defamation and medical negligence actions for both insured and non insured bodies. Damian also assists the employment law team advising state bodies in relation to a wide variety of matters.
Damian’s attention to detail and understanding of our client's objectives, allows him to tailor a litigation strategy to arrive at the best possible outcome for the client.
Prior to joining RDJ, Damian worked for one of the UK's leading litigation firms where he successfully defended high-level personal injury actions.
City University London (LLB)
Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland.
Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales (non-practising).
very knowledgeable and proactive in their support– Chambers Europe (2022)
Receptive to what their clients want– Chambers Global (2022)
Always willing, energetic and eager to ensure the problem is resolved– The Legal 500 (2022)
Amendment to Occupiers Liability on the Horizon: Benefits to Occupiers and Insurers alike
In this article, RDJ Litigation Partner Marianne Lonergan discusses the changes being introduced by the Courts and Civil Law (Misc. Provisions) Bill 2023 which was sent to the...
Government Adopts State Litigation Principles
On 21 June 2023, the Government adopted State Litigation Principles which seek to guide the State in maintaining high standards of ethics and integrity in the conduct of litig...
Does the County Registrar have jurisdiction to dismiss repossession proceedings for want of prosecution?
In our latest insight, Hilda Mannix and Stephen Maloney from RDJ’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution team examine a recent High Court decision which has clarified the limited ...
Recovery of Litigation Costs: Overview (Ireland)
RDJ Senior Associate Hilda Mannix provides an overview on rules and practice related to the recovery of litigation costs in Ireland in this Practical Law Global Practice note....
Clarification at Last! Costs Update- “Special Circumstances” and Order 53 Rule 2 (2) of the District Court Rules
A recent decision from Justice Miriam O’Regan in an Appeal from the Circuit Court to the High Court on Circuit in Cork has provided helpful guidance on the award of District C...
Court of Appeal provides guidance on proportionality in the assessment of general damages
The recent judgment of the Court of Appeal delivered on the 8th of September 2022 in Kevin Meehan v Shawcove Ltd and Ors provides helpful guidance on how the courts must appro...