Position: Associate Solicitor
Phone: +353 1 2120463
Robert Dooney is a Solicitor at Sherwin O’Riordan.
Robert joined the firm in 2013 having worked previously in the legal and compliance division of Bank of Ireland before spending several years with a top five law firm in Dublin.
Robert advises the firm’s major corporate clients on a wide range of Employment Law matters spanning all legal issues in the Employer/Employee relationship - including reorganisations and disputes, unfair dismissal, as well as workplace bullying and harassment cases.
Robert has vast experience in Litigation Law and handles a wide variety of high-value contractual and tortious disputes that demonstrate his ability to investigate, analyse and evaluate the multiplicity of these cases. Robert specialises in debt recovery, using pre-legal methods through to litigation to recover monies owed to borrowers, lenders and creditors (secured and unsecured). He represents plaintiffs and defendants in negligence claims involving professionals including insurance companies, solicitors, airlines and fuel providers. His personal practice focuses on Personal Injury actions and breaches of Environmental Law.
Robert qualified as a solicitor in Ireland in 2014 and has a BA and an honours LL.B degree from the National University of Ireland, Galway.
- Advised home owners against their former solicitors and insurance broker for failing to act in a competent and timely fashion resulting in High Court proceeding being threatened by their neighbours. The Plaintiffs were offered full and final settlement of their action - a multi-million euro figure and were extremely happy with the outcome of this matter. View more details.
- Advised clients in a professional negligence High Court action against one of Ireland’s leading law firms, which settled for a multi-million-euro figure
- Acted for private residents in a High Court miscellaneous action brought under the Waste Management Act, 1996 against a local council and a building contractor which was successfully settled
- Successfully represented the appellant in the seminal decision of Wogan v. DIT (FTD164) before the Labour Court