Litigation and Dispute Resolution

O’Flynn Exhams has a highly regarded litigation and dispute resolution team, acting for a wide range of clients including financial institutions, insurers, State bodies, charitable organisations, publicly listed companies, SME’s and individuals.

The litigation team has vast experience and a proven track record in dispute resolution in the financial services, real estate, retail, utilities, education, insurance, professional services, agri-food, energy and natural resources sectors.

The litigation team has particular expertise in alternative dispute resolution, to include arbitration (contractual and statutory), commercial mediation, adjudication, conciliation and expert determination.  Team members also have extensive experience in planning oral hearings, tribunals of enquiry and all forums for the resolution of employment law disputes.

The litigation team regularly manages proceedings before the Commercial List of the High Court, and has spearheaded a succession of excellent results in judicial review applications. The team is experienced in complex discovery exercises (to include non-party discovery and electronic discovery). The firm is renowned in the area of commercial property litigation.  High value debt collection and enforcement for financial institutions, is another forte.


We advise corporate and individual clients on disputes in the following areas:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Construction
  • Debt recovery
  • Defamation
  • Defence litigation
  • Environmental and planning
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance
  • Judicial review
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Licensing
  • Medical
  • Product liability
  • Professional negligence
  • Property disputes
  • Shareholder and partnership disputes

Recent Testimonials

‘O’Flynn Exhams have the ability to offer big firm capability with the personal services you only see at very small firms. One of their greatest strengths is in the level of expertise and experience available under one roof.’- Legal 500 (2023)

‘The practice has a common sense and innovative approach with very solid grounded and well considered advice, with an ability to seek out competent specialists and interpret their advice in a practical way. They are always keen to be helpful and proactive with any problems that may arise, and are good soldiers in any battles which we have encountered with an honest and sensible approach.’ – Legal 500 (2021)

‘The firm seem to have a unique approach in that they gave us a practical response to a very complex situation. They were very quick to grasp the whole case and had a good understanding of the complexities of it. They came up with positive solutions that were right, with a great sense of prioritisation‘ – Legal 500 (2020)

‘It has an ability to see the bigger picture and understand that, in addition to the legal considerations, there are commercial considerations for their clients in any dispute resolution matter‘ – Legal 500 (2020)




Shane Crossan

(Managing Partner)

Tom O’Byrne


Sion Williams


Pat Mullins


William Hanly

(Senior Associate)