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).
The Team at RDJ provide an exceptional service. They have a deep experience and understanding of the legal landscape– The Legal 500 (2022)
very knowledgeable and proactive in their support– Chambers Europe (2022)
They are an excellent firm with a solid market reputation– The Legal 500 (2022)
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Levelling The Defamation Playing Field
Government moves closer to amending The Defamation Act 2009
RDJ lawyers recognised as “Leaders in their Field” by Chambers Global 2022
Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Business Lawyers has recognized three RDJ Partners as “Leaders in their Field” for 2022.