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Uilliam Ó Lorcáin

Partner, Cork Office

Uilliam is a Partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution team. He advises both Irish and London based insurers and reinsurers in the areas of professional indemnity insurance, property claims, product liability and policy disputes. Uilliam also advises insurers and corporate clients on all aspects of media and entertainment litigation including defamation and contempt of court.

Uilliam has extensive experience advising and working in the London Insurance Market. He recently acted for insurers and reinsurers in a landmark Supreme Court case concerning a law firm which dealt with the issue of contributory negligence by lending institutions and its potential impact in a professional negligence case.


University College Cork (BCLGA Law and Irish) (MA)
Law Society of Ireland (Diploma in Applied Finance Law)


Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland.

Uilliam Ó Lorcáin is very client-focused and has a commercial sense when it comes to litigation.
– Chambers Europe (2024)
hands-on, accessible character who exercises really good judgement on claims and coverage matters, giving great advice, which is very pragmatic and robust.
– Chambers Europe (2022)
He is practical and extremely energetic.
– Chambers Europe (2024)