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DAC Beachcroft LLP

Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant

5 ranked lawyersBand 1Northern IrelandUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Leading personal injury group that acts for prominent insurance and retail clients. Also noted for its representation of public authorities. Expertise extends to wide-ranging cases, including industrial disease, product liability and employers' liability claims. Frequently advises on motor claims and also offers counter-fraud capabilities.

Strengths

One client comments: "The team is client-focused, proactive and very responsive."

Work highlights

Represented MS Amlin on the defence of an RTA claim in which the claimant suffered soft tissue injuries, a chest injury and severe adjustment disorder with key features of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Notable practitioners

Aisling Mellon 's practice encompasses a wide range of personal injury matters, including those relating to public, employers' and occupiers' liability. She also has particular strength in handling motor claims.
"Aisling Mellon has an impressive technical grasp of the claims she brings in."

Kevin O'Hagan has notable experience in personal injury cases and is frequently instructed by insurers as well as large companies in the retail and utilities sectors. He offers particular expertise in public liability claims.
"Kevin O'Hagan is proactive, helpful and efficient and understands our needs."

Louise Butler handles complex injury claims arising from RTAs and workplace accidents. She also offers notable strength in public liability claims.
"Louise Butler is very competent, very engaging and easy to work with."

Peter Campbell acts for insurers on a wide array of catastrophic injury cases including spinal injuries, brain injuries and fatal accidents.
"Peter Campbell is a very strong litigator."

Sean McGahan leads the team in Belfast and is highly experienced in handling complex personal injury claims. He advises on employers' and public liability along with motor and catastrophic injury cases, including instances where there is the possibility of fraud.
"Sean McGahan is a hugely experienced practitioner."

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Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant

DAC Beachcroft LLP

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Location

5-7 Upper Queen Street

Belfast

County Antrim

UK

BT1 6FS

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Northern Ireland

Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant


Aisling Mellon
Band 3
Kevin O'Hagan
Band 2
Louise Butler
Band 3
Peter Campbell
Band 3
Sean McGahan
Band 1