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David, a native of Boyle, Co. Roscommon, is a solicitor in the Litigation Department of Callan Tansey Solicitors Boyle office. He has experience in litigation over a wide variety of areas, such as contract disputes, road traffic offences, fatal injury claims and inquests, having advised both plaintiff and defendant clients at all levels of court jurisdiction. He has a particular interest in personal injury litigation and has been involved in all types of personal injury cases including road traffic accidents, accidents at work, injuries arising from an assault and nervous shock/psychiatric injuries.
David was educated at St. Joseph’s N.S., Boyle, St. Mary’s College, Boyle, St. Jarlath’s College, Tuam and N.U.I. Galway, from where he graduated with an honours degree in Civil Law (BCL).
David served his traineeship with John O’Leary & Co. Solicitors in Dublin, qualifying as a solicitor in January 2011 and he joined Callan Tansey Solicitors in February 2012. David was appointed Associate Solicitor in Sept 2017.
*In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.
CASES OF NOTE
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) wants the High Court to overturn a costs order made against it by a District Court Judge. District Judge Kevin Kilrane had described GSOC’s investigation into a road accident involving a couple and an off-duty Garda as...Read more
“We’ve lost someone so precious.”
In July 2015 Melissa Patterson was just 18 years old when she was hit by a car and killed while out walking on the N60. So far in 2017 12 people have died so far on our roads, seven of those deaths have been pedestrians.
We spoke to Melissa’s mother Carmel and her twin sister Belinda who are appealing to the Government to reduce speed limitsRead more
THE family of a Castlebar teenager who died in a road-traffic accident have said that they hope her death will not be in vainRead more
A PENSIONER has told of the horror moment she caused a road accident which claimed the life of a teenager.Read more
A jury at the inquest into the death of an 18-year-old woman, who died in a traffic collision in 2015, has returned a verdict of accidental death.Read more
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