Disputes and Litigation
We are experienced litigators and pragmatic problem solvers. We are renowned for a collaborative approach to resolving disputes quickly, effectively and cost effectively. When a dispute cannot be side-stepped or resolved through negotiation, we have the right expertise on hand to fight your corner.
Most of our litigation partners are CEDR Accredited Mediators and advocates for the strategic use of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms as an alternative to litigation.
We have exceptional experience in resolving complex disputes, advising businesses, indemnifiers, public entities, substantial corporates and financial institutions.
Our Full Team
Diarmuid practises as a litigation dispute lawyer, employment lawyer and a specialised healthcare lawyer. He is a CEDR accredited mediator and focuses on early intervention to avoid or resolve potential claims at an early stage to avoid unnecessary costs and expenses.
Lebeau is a Partner in CKT’s Health and Medical Law department and practices in the areas of healthcare and child protection with particular experience in wardship, mental health, disabilities, civil detention and civil detention cases with an international element.
Emily practises primarily in the healthcare area in the defence of clinical negligence proceedings, employer liability claims and public liability claims. Emily also advises employers in both the public and private sector in relation to employment matters to include legislative obligations and dealing with employment hearings.
Nicola is a solicitor in the Litigation Department. She is an experienced litigator specialising in defence and personal litigation in the Circuit and Superior Courts.
Cliona is a solicitor in the firm’s Litigation and Healthcare Departments. She has experience in all areas of litigation specifically clinical litigation and medical negligence.
Deirdre practices in our Healthcare Department advising on all aspect of healthcare and medical law. She has extensive experience acting for both Plaintiff and Defendant clients in complex and high-value healthcare litigation actions before the Irish Courts.
Clare practices in CKT’s Child Care and Litigation departments. She specialises in child protection, data protection including the data rights of children; litigation, personal injuries, mental health law, education law, family law and has advocated in the District, Circuit and High Courts.
Julie McEvoy is a Solicitor in our Litigation Department, acting on behalf of Irish and International insurers defending personal injury actions arising from employer’s liability, public liability and motor liability.
Barry practices in the firm’s Litigation and Healthcare Departments and is experienced in advising clients in litigation matters over a wide variety of areas including healthcare litigation, employers’ liability, public liability and motor claims. Barry focuses on providing practical advice to ensure efficient resolution of claims.
Grace is a solicitor in CKT’s Litigation and Healthcare departments, working primarily on defending professional and clinical negligence proceedings and working on professional indemnity disputes against solicitors.
Kevin practices predominantly in the firm’s Litigation department, where he acts on behalf of insurance companies and State agencies in the defence of claims. He also advises private clients in relation to the institution of civil proceedings, defence of criminal charges in the District Court, employment law matters and wills and probate.
Amy practices in the firm’s Healthcare and Litigation departments. Amy has experience assisting in the defence of public liability claims and high value clinical negligence claims. She also advises clients in relation to data protection regulation.
Tom is one of CKT’s founding partners having established the firm in 1981. Tom now practices with CKT as a Consultant and is still very involved in the firm’s ongoing development