Legal 500 recommends Comyn Kelleher Tobin

The Legal 500 recently published their 2021 Europe, Middle East & Africa edition and rankings. Each year, the Legal 500 team undergo thorough research on the market and among clients. We are delighted to have been listed as a leader in three competitive practice areas as a result of this research.

The previous 12 months was a challenge for many. We were proud to have improved our ranking in the area of Healthcare and Life Sciences.

The three practice areas ranked are Healthcare and Life Sciences, Insurance and Employment. Well done to Eamon Harrington who was also highlighted as a ‘leading individual’ in the area of Healthcare and Life Sciences.


The sizeable healthcare team at Cork-based Comyn Kelleher Tobin LLP specialises in the defence of medical negligence claims, acting for major insurers and the state’s largest indemnifier. It also has experience in regulatory matters in the healthcare sector. Eamon Harrington, who is noted for his strength in mediation as well as in large-scale medical negligence litigation, leads the team. Other key contacts include Patrice O’Keeffe, Hilda O’Keeffe, Alison Kelleher and Yvonne Joyce, all of whom specialise in healthcare disputes.

Practice Head: Eamon Harrington

Other Key Lawyers: Patrice O’Keeffe; Hilda O’Keeffe; Alison Kelleher; Yvonne Joyce; Katherine Kelleher


Based in Cork and Dublin, specialist defence litigation firm Comyn Kelleher Tobin LLP has notable expertise in medical negligence and personal injury litigation, acting for major insurers and state bodies. Eamon Harrington, who has significant experience in healthcare-related claims, particularly catastrophic injury matters, leads the team alongside Daniel McLoughlin, who has expertise in employers’ liability, public liability and motor claims.

Practice Head: Eamon Harrington, Daniel McLoughlin

Other Key Lawyers: Yvonne Joyce; Diarmuid Cunningham; Patrice O’Keeffe; Deborah Moore


Cork-based law firm Comyn Kelleher Tobin LLP specialises in providing employment advice to public sector bodies, particularly the Health Services Executive. The practice handles contentious matters such as discrimination, penalisation and unfair dismissal claims. In addition, it assists clients with issues arising from redundancies and contractual matters, among others. Practice head Diarmuid Cunningham and Emily Sexton are the key contacts in the team.

Practice Head: Diarmuid Cunningham

Other Key Lawyers: Emily Sexton

Well done to all at CKT for your continued efforts in providing the best possible service to our clients.


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