Your Trusted Partner in Legal Excellence.

At Leeson Legal, our experienced professionals specialise in defence litigation for insurers and businesses across various risk areas, including casualty and motor claims. We deliver expert legal services with a client-focused approach, leveraging our deep knowledge of the legal landscape and innovative solutions. Our commitment to excellence ensures that we meet and exceed your expectations in every case.

25M +

GIC annually

3000

Claims

3000

Claims

Comprehensive Claims Management Service

As part of the Leeson Group, we can offer our clients a full “cradle to grave” claims management service from the pre-litigation and injuries board stage, right through to a court hearing if necessary.

Our Vision

Embrace the future of legal services with Leeson Legal. Our vision is to seamlessly integrate our extensive legal experience with advanced technologies, ensuring unparalleled accuracy, efficiency and client satisfaction.

Our Mission

To provide top-tier legal solutions through a blend of seasoned expertise and cutting-edge technology, ensuring our clients achieve outstanding legal outcomes without compromising on quality or efficiency.

Our Values

Innovative Solutions

We leverage state-of-the-art technologies to deliver insightful and effective legal strategies.

Deep Legal Expertise

Our team’s profound understanding of the legal industry ensures we meet our clients technical and commercial needs.

Client-Centric Approach

We prioritise client satisfaction by offering tailored legal solutions that ensure successful outcomes.

Proactive Legal Insights

We continuously seek to identify new opportunities, mitigate risks and provide comprehensive legal advice.

Why Choose Us?

  • Experience: Our team specialise in defence litigation and offer a nationwide service across all court levels.
  • Strategy: We are dedicated to providing robust defence strategies tailored to the clients specific objectives.
  • Case Management Technology: Our investment in technology allows us to be proactive in the defence of the litigation, keeping the initiative and thereby pushing the case towards early and as a result a cost efficient solution
  • Client-Centric Approach: We prioritise your objectives and concerns, offering solutions to the particular issue in the case with transparent communication throughout.

Our Legal Journey

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Our Legal Journey

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Team

Derek Gately

Managing Director/ Solicitor

Derek is a distinguished solicitor with a rich background in personal injury claims handling. Since qualifying in 2008, he has held significant roles, including in-house solicitor for Aviva Ireland and claims consultant. In 2010, Derek established his practice, and in 2011, he founded LCSI, demonstrating his passion for the legal industry. Now, he leads Leeson Legal’s exceptional in-house team..Derek is a distinguished solicitor with a rich background in personal injury claims handling. Since qualifying in 2008, he has held significant roles, including in-house solicitor for Aviva Ireland and claims consultant. In 2010, Derek established his practice, and in 2011, he founded LCSI, demonstrating his passion for the legal industry. Now, he leads Leeson Legal’s exceptional in-house team..

Paddy Oonan

Senior Claims Consultant
Paddy, a seasoned chartered insurance practitioner, boasts over 40 years of experience. His expertise spans high-stakes personal injury cases for notable firms such as PMPA and AXA. Joining LCSI in 2012, Paddy has been an invaluable asset, adeptly managing complex claims.

Michael Whelan

Head of Casualty
With over 20 years in the Irish and UK claims arena, Michael brings unparalleled expertise to Leeson Legal. His roles at DRM Claims Services, ORR Risk Management, and Allianz Ireland highlight his command over motor and EL/PL claims. Michael’s proficiency ensures comprehensive claims management from start to finish.

April Lynch

Head of Financial Lines/ Solicitor
Since qualifying in 2010, April has excelled in managing solicitor professional negligence claims. Her tenure at a multinational practice fortified her defence litigation skills. At Leeson Legal, April oversees financial lines, ensuring robust governance and compliance.