O’Rourke Reid is a full service medium sized provider of Risk Management, Legal Services and Claims Management/Adjusting solutions in Ireland and the UK for over 30 years. Our Professional Teams provide a comprehensive multidisciplinary service to our extensive portfolio of clients on both sides of the Irish Sea.

Dublin and Belfast are rapidly developing Financial Services Centres. Our offices are in the Central Business Districts and are ideally located to cater for our clients' needs. Uniquely, our locations enable us to provide an integrated service to our clients spanning Ireland and the U.K.

Our objective is to provide the optimum service to all our clients.

Recent News

Aggressive/Expensive Litigation Tactics
A UK High Court Judge recently berated what he described as aggressive Litigation tactics “from an earlier era”. The Honourable Mr. Justice Fraser, a Judge of the High Court of England and Wales, conceded that there was little more that he could do to put a halt to Litigation opponents engaging in tactics which clearly served to prolong matters and lead to excessive legal costs
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Recoverable Benefits and Assistance Scheme
The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection has claimed that some compensators (i.e. Insurers or Self-Insured Defendants) are deliberately attempting to avoid making payments to the Department under the above scheme.
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Payment of Compensation in Catastrophic Injury Cases by way of periodic payments
With effect from 1st October 2018 the Courts are empowered to make awards of Damages in cases of catastrophic injury, by way of Periodic Payment Orders. This arises as a result of the signing by the Minister for Justice of the necessary Commencement Orders in relation to the relevant parts of the Civil Liability (Amendment) Act 2017.
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Costs Differential Order
The Court of Appeal delivered an interesting and important Judgement in relation to this topic, on the 24th of July 2018. In the case of Jibran Moin (Plaintiff) v Veronica Sicika (Defendant) and John O’Malley (Plaintiff) v David McEvoy (Defendant) each Plaintiff was awarded Damages by the High Court but the Damages awarded were within the jurisdiction of the Circuit Court. In each case the Trial Judge in the High Court awarded costs of the Proceedings to each Plaintiff on the Circuit Court scale with a Certificate for Senior Counsel.
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First In Ireland.

O'Rourke Reid awarded the Lexcel Accreditation

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