David Geoghegan BL

  • Junior Counsel: 2013

BL, LL.B (Trinity)

Areas of Practice:
  • Commercial/Chancery
  • General Common Law
  • General Practice
  • Tort & Personal Injury Law
  • Banking, Finance & Securities
  • Conveyancing & Property Law
  • Data Protection Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Landlord & Tenant & Equity Law
  • Personal Injury
David Geoghegan BL

Direct Professional Access:

David is a barrister specialising in civil litigation.

David has also worked as an adjudicator for the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman.

Examples of recent work include:

  • Acted for large American retailer in commercial landlord and tenant dispute concerning the quiet use and enjoyment of prominent Dublin shopping centre units
  • Acted for Irish hospitality group in defending urgent mandatory injunctive proceedings concerning the use of a restaurant premises and its planning status
  • Acted for investment fund in obtaining interim injunctive relief against unknown occupants of a large apartment complex in Dublin city centre which had been forcibly occupied
  • Represented Irish bank in dismissing defamation proceedings brought by a solicitor
  • Routinely acting for insurance company specialising in data protection defence litigation in various data protection actions 
  • Acting for multiple former professional Irish rugby players in respect of concussion claims against national and international governing bodies 
  • Acted for school seeking novel Norwich Pharamacal relief against social media platform which was referred to the CJEU
  • Currently acting for various soldiers in a set of group litigation against the Minister for Defence in relation to toxic exposure claims which has resulted in the most recent Supreme Court treatment of discovery (i.e. the Tobin decision)
  • Representing the applicant in the lead case challenging the the Personal Injuries Guidelines recently heard by the Supreme Court, which will have significant consequences for all personal injuries litigation in the State
  • Providing conveyancing and title opinions to receivers, funds and financial institutions in respect of title difficulties or impending property litigation

Fixed Charges & Floating Charges in the Context of the Belgard Motors Decision (Irish Rule of Law Paper, 2019)

Relief from Forfeiture: Where the Boundaries Might Lie (Conveyancing and Property Law Journal, vol 23, 2020)

The Parol Evidence Rule: Circularity and Incoherence (Commercial Law Practitioner, October 2020)

Leases and Encroachments (Conveyancing and Property Law Journal, vol 26, 2021)

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01-817 7387
086-318 9284
Law Library Four Courts Dublin 7
Suite 208 Capel Building Mary's Abbey Dublin 7
@David Geoghegan

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