Garrett Cormican

Experience

  • I was admitted as a solicitor in Ireland in 2008 and in England and Wales in 2010.
  • I specialise in the defence of professional indemnity claims against construction, legal and financial professionals. I advise a wide variety of professionals such as engineers, architects, architectural technologists, quantity surveyors, solicitors, accountants, financial advisors, trustees and their insurers.
  • I have extensive general experience in dealing with employment, intellectual property,  personal injury and defamation claims.
  • The majority of the professional indemnity claims I deal with are commenced in the High Court and involve multiple parties with a smaller number commenced in the Circuit Court. Most are resolved by negotiation with a view to minimising litigation costs with a smaller number being fully defended where appropriate.
  • I have acted in several successful strike out applications and was recently involved in a successful appeal before the newly established Court of Appeal, resulting in the dismissal of a substantial professional indemnity claim against a firm of engineers.
  • I am regularly instructed by Irish and International insurers to advise on insurance policy and coverage issues particularly in relation to professional indemnity policies.
  • I have also advised in relation to financial loss and civil liability, corporate crime, directors and officers insurance, product liability, employment practice liability and structural guarantee insurance policies.
     

Membership/appointments

Dublin Solicitors and Bar Association

Contact Details


+353 1 246 4908
Garrett.Cormican@blmlaw.com
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Testimonials


Associate Garrett Cormican 'is very adept at defending professional indemnity claims, especially in the construction space'

Legal 500 2018

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