Stephen O’Connor

About Stephen


Stephen is a Partner in Ogier Leman’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team. Stephen joined Ogier Leman in January 2019. He has extensive experience in commercial litigation in the High Court, the Commercial Division of the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court or otherwise dealt with through mediation or arbitration. He has extensive experience in managing financial services litigation, advising financial institutions, lenders and borrowers, corporate clients and shareholders in contractual, technology and financial services disputes involving banking, pensions, insurance, funds and debt recovery and enforcement.

Stephen also advises clients on regulation and compliance matters, both contentious and non-contentious. Stephen advises regulated and unregulated entities in insurance, financial services and investment, and industry associations in respect of regulatory and compliance obligations.

He also has particular expertise in acting on behalf of domestic and international insurers and their Insureds in the areas of Professional Indemnity, Casualty, Liability, EL/PL and Property. Stephen also has experience in handling cyber matters on behalf of Insurers and their Insureds and also with business clients directly. Stephen’s approach is to , where appropriate, resolve claims pragmatically through project management techniques while exploring all forms of dispute resolution.

About Stephen O'Connor

Ogier Leman was delighted to promote Stephen to Partner in the Litigation team in 2022 in recognition of his team leadership, provision of technically excellent, straight-to-the-point legal advice and exceptional contribution to the firm and its clients.

Stephen is from Galway where he completed his LLB in NUIG. He completed his LLM in Commercial Law at UCD and has been living and working in Dublin ever since. Prior to joining Ogier Leman in 2019, Stephen worked with an international law firm and gained considerable experience in high-end litigation and acting on behalf of domestic and international insurers and their Insureds.

If it is sport, Stephen will watch it and talk about it (at length). He’s a Liverpool supporter – don’t hold it against him. Stephen has an adventurous streak which has seen him skydiving, bungee jumping, shark cage diving and scuba diving. One of Stephen’s great enjoyments is catching up with friends, new and old, over a few drinks.


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