Admitted 2001

Employment Law & Commercial Litigation

Telephone: 071 916 2032

Brian heads up the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department. He has years of invaluable experience in both the private and state litigation, having trained in A & L Goodbody Solicitors and practised as a Litigation Solicitor for 5 years in the Office of the Chief State Solicitor. A native of Sligo, Brian headed back west in 2006 and joined the now Callan Tansey Solicitors in Sligo. Brian and his team in the Commercial Litigation Department handle High Court and Commercial Court Litigation advising Private and Corporate clients across a range of contentious matters such as Commercial Contract disputes and Professional Negligence actions and continue to build a reputation as sought after specialists in the areas of Employment Law and Defamation. In 2007, Brian acted for the plaintiff in a High Court defamation case which resulted in the highest ever jury award in Ireland for slander.




Mother and Baby Homes Survivor Redress in Ireland

The final report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes has been published.  The investigation into Mother and Baby Homes began in 2015, with the initial scope of the enquiry to look at 14 homes and a representative sample of 4 County Homes. ...

Why We Need The Provisions Of The Patient Safety Bill (2019)

None of us expect to be harmed as a patient in healthcare.  Yet in Ireland as many as 1 in 8 patients suffer harm while using using healthcare services.  Here our Johan Verbruggen addresses queries he has received about the Patient Safety Bill(2019), which is currently before the Dail.