John Duggan

John V Kelly
Partner, Head of General Litigation

Phone: 071 966 2019
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Practice Areas: Personal Injury Litigation*, General Litigation

John qualified as a Solicitor in 1996 and is an accomplished litigator with more than 20 years’ experience.

John is a Partner and Head of our General Litigation Department and deals mainly with personal injury, fatal injury, professional negligence, medical negligence and product liability litigation.

John also specialises in defence insurance litigation and advises in relation to all aspects of insurance litigation including catastrophic personal injuries, employers’ liability, public liability, product liability, MIBI and motor claims. He has developed long term business relationships with the insurance sector and has established a strong reputation as a leading advisor within this area.

*In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.



Sincere thanks for your professional and honest advice in the last five years. I was very well informed by you and appreciate your support.

Deirdre Lynam, Personal Injury Client

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