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Who we are

O’Brien Dunne Solicitors is one of Ireland’s leading defence litigation practices operating nationwide. We have unrivalled experience in expertly and efficiently defending motor, employer, public liability, product liability & indemnity claims generally, as well as being skilled negotiators. Our deep understanding and extensive experience of the local Irish market is a key factor in bringing claims successfully to conclusion as quickly and economically as possible. By working closely with our clients in an open and direct partnership we ensure clear transparency throughout the lifetime of your claim.

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John P. O’Brien BCL


John qualified as a solicitor in 1982 having studied Law at University College Dublin (BCL). John then spent several years with two leading Dublin practices and also worked as an in-house solicitor for one of Ireland’s leading insurance companies, where he gained extensive experience and hands-on knowledge of the insurance industry.

In addition to providing a general legal service to his clients, John has wide ranging experience in litigation matters, in particular personal injury* defence litigation, which he puts to full use in the O’Brien Dunne practice. John has extensive experience in motor, employer, public liability, medical negligence and indemnity claims. John firmly believes that building and maintaining partnerships with our clients is the key to success. His policy is one of litigation management rather than litigation processing leading to better outcomes for his clients.

John is a member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association. In his spare time.John is a keen hiker and also likes to jog, play golf and surf.


Gerard P. Dunne BCL


A graduate of University College Dublin and the Law Society Blackhall Place, Gerry qualified as a solicitor in 1988. He initially worked for over 10 years in the legal department of Zurich Insurance before setting up in practice in 2002. Equipped with the perspectives of both the insurance industry and private practice, Gerry’s ambition is to have the best possible litigation practice, combining a personal touch with providing sound advice.

Gerry’s expertise includes personal injury*, employment law, contract disputes, Inquests and general litigation. He brings each claim to a conclusion as quickly as possible. He deals with all issues and parties throughout the lifecycle of each claim, thus ensuring that each one receives the best outcome possible.

Gerry is a former member of the Boards of his children’s Gaelscoil and of Athletics Ireland, and continues to be a member of the Board of his athletics club, with particular emphasis on the development of various aspects of the club.

Gerry is a member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association.


We believe

It is of the uttermost importance to understand the nuances of the local Irish market, its systems & its key players, in order to successfully bring cases to conclusion as quickly and economically as possible.

Based in the heart of Dublin’s business district we
provide services on a nationwide basis.

*In contentious business a Solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any Award or settlement.