Provided by Cathal O'Neill
Defence Insurance Litigation
Cathal graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast with a degree in Law (LLB honours) in 2002 and a masters degree in Law (LLM) in 2004. He completed the Legal Practice Course at Nottingham Law School in 2008 and subsequently commenced employment with a specialist personal injury firm in England.
Upon qualification as a solicitor, Cathal joined Weightmans LLP in their defence insurance litigation department. He returned to Belfast in 2014 and practiced in the litigation team of another leading Belfast firm before joining Carson McDowell in September 2017 as an associate. Cathal was appointed Partner in 2022 and continues to work in the area of defence insurance litigation.
Cathal O'Neill has notable experience handling a range of public and employers' liability cases, with a particular proficiency in hearing loss cases.