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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 was Partner in charge of the London office for a number of years and 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.

Education

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

Professional

Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland.

Superlative lawyer, highly experienced and knowledgeable, and always provides diligent, commercially savvy and common sense advice. He is also a pleasure to work with.
– The Legal 500 (2022)
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)
Uilliam O’Lorcain is a very diligent and bright partner. It is always a pleasure to work with him, and he defends claims in a robust, efficient and commercially savvy fashion.
– The Legal 500