About the Sector

Leman Solicitors assist sophisticated corporate clients in managing their risk effectively. As the risks that businesses and professionals face diversify and new risks emerge, experienced and knowledgeable advisors are critical to reducing exposure and resolve claims quickly. Leman Solicitors have a wide range of expertise among the various aspects of financial lines insurance.

Our Services

a. Directors’ and Officers’ Liability

  • Assessing coverage, liability and quantum under D & O policies, together with a complete strategy for the resolution of any claim
  • Advising directors and officers in respect of regulatory investigations, including investigations by the Central Bank, Financial Insurance Ombudsman and Financial Services
  • Advising directors and officers in respect of their duties under the Companies Act, 2014
  • Advising directors and officers in respect of applications under the Companies Act, 2014 in respect of the conduct of corporate officers, including restriction and disqualification applications

b. Cyber Risk

  • Assessing coverage, liability and quantum under cyber risk policies, together with a complete strategy for the resolution of any claim
  • Advising in respect of data breaches, including reporting obligations in relation to data protection and cyber security incidents
  • Advising in respect of data protection and other regulatory investigations and proceedings arising as a result of a data protection issue or data breach
  • Advising in respect of disputes and proceedings arising as a result of a data protection issue or data breach

c. Employment Practices Liability

  • Assessing coverage, liability and quantum under EPL policies, together with a complete strategy for resolution of any claim
  • Providing employment law support, training and helpline services for HR teams
  • Advising in respect of internal investigations and reporting
  • Advising in respect of employment claims before the WRC, Circuit and High Court

d. Professional Liability

  • Advising a fixed charge receiver in the defence of High Court civil proceedings
  • Advising the insurers of solicitors, architects and construction professionals in the defence of claims against professionals in the High Court
  • Advising in respect of all forms of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation, conciliation, adjudication and arbitration
  • Advising in respect of costs and referral of costs issues to taxation

Our Experience

  • Advising private healthcare providers and medical professionals in the defence of negligence claims
  • Advising company directors in defence of a restriction application brought by a liquidator
  • Advising myriad organisation types from sports NGOs to commercial enterprises on their cyber and data protection obligations including advice on policies and breaches
  • Advising several multinationals in respect of the management and transfer of personal and sensitive personal data pertaining to their employees
  • Assessing coverage, liability and quantum on employment law claims together with a complete strategy for resolution of any claim
  • Project management of consolidated claims and third-party proceedings
  • Advised large insurer on breach of confidentiality and restrictive covenants by former employees
  • Successfully represented several UK and US multinationals in unfair
    dismissal and employment law claims progressed by former employees
  • Providing on-going employment law training to the HR team in a large
    multinational bank

Our Clients

We advise the following clients on the complex risks involved in the ever-expanding areas of Financial Lines Insurance

  • Global insurance companies
  • Financial institutions
  • Corporate entities

Your Contacts

Larry Fenelon

Partner & Head of Professional Services

T: +353 1 639 3000

DDI: +353 1 632 3110

Email: info@leman.ie

Ronan McGoldrick

Partner & Head of Financial Services

T: +353 1 639 3000

DDI: +353 1 632 3116

Email: info@leman.ie