Dermot Francis Sheehan BL

  • Junior Counsel: 2007

LL.B. (Dubl), LL.M. (LON)

Areas of Practice:
  • Commercial/Chancery
  • Family Law
  • General Common Law
  • Tort & Personal Injury Law
  • Carriage of Goods
  • Conveyancing & Property Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate Law
  • Trusts
Dermot Francis Sheehan BL

Bar of England & Wales
Bar of Northern Ireland
Bar of the State of New York
Direct Professional Access:

Glegola v. Minister for Social Protection[2018] IESC 65 [2019] 1 IR 539 [2017] IECA 37, [2015] IEHC 428

For Applicant – Francovich Damages- Failure to transpose Employer’s Insolvency Directive

RHS Energy Ltd v ES Energy Saving Systems Ltd [2019] IECA 146 [2020] 1 IR 799

For Applicant Solicitor – Charging Order under s. 3 Legal Practitioners Act 1876

In the matter of the Trustee Act on the Application of Bárr Na Farraige Owner’s Management Company Limited by Guarantee [2021] IEHC 71

Murtagh v An Bord Pleanála [2023] IEHC 345

For Applicant – Challenge to reliance on planning guidelines in preference to development plan

For Applicant – Owner’s Management Company – Vesting Order in respect of common areas under Trustee Act 1893

Hafeez v CPM Consulting Ltd [2020] IEHC 536

For Defendant- Forfeiture and peaceful re-entry of tenancy -application for interlocutory injunction

M. v. Parole Board [2020] IESC 24, [2020] IESC 36 [2018] IEHC 531

For Applicant – Challenge to failure to consider Applicant for Parole due to detention at Central Mental Hospital

Promontoria (Oyster) Designated Activity Company v Fox [2022] IEHC 97 [2023] IECA 76

For Defendant – validity of a lien under section 73 of the Registration of Deeds and Title Act 2006

Promontoria (Oyster) Designated Activity Company v Fox [2020] IEHC 12

For Defendant – Application to remit to the Circuit Court

McGee v. Governor of Portlaoise Prison [2023] IESC 14 [2022] IEHC 201

For Plaintiff – Whether Statute of Limitations applies to “pure constitutional” torts

D.K. v. P.I.K.[2021] IECA 54 – for Applicant -voice of the child –  access to interview transcripts with judge

D.K. v. P.I.K.[2023] IECA 7 – threshold for relocation

O’Regan v. McGuinness [2019] IEHC 931

For Plaintiff – Personal Injuries Claim suffered in a stables

Flynn v. Crean [2019] IEHC 51

For Plaintiff – Application for well charging relief and partition

Doran v. Bus Eireann [2016] IEHC 19

For Plaintiff – Claim for Assault following racial abuse

Szabo v Kavanagh [2013] IEHC 491

For Plaintiff- seeking to resist receiver taking possession of premises – interlocutory injunction refused

A.M v Kennedy – [2013] IEHC 55

For Plaintiff – Liberty to issue proceedings pursuant to section 73 Mental Health Act 2001 – relief granted

Ratheniska v. An Bord Pleanála [2015] IEHC 18

For Applicants – Judicial Review sought of Laois-Kilkenny interconnected project – Application refused

in re Mi Zone [2013] IEHC 97

For Respondent company – resisting liquidation on grounds of cross claim 

Law of Personal Injuries, Jennings, Scannell & Sheehan Roundhall (First and Second Edition) – Main Text Book governing Personal Injuries Litigation – referred to by High Court in P.R. v. K.C. Legal Personal Representatives of the Estate of M.C. Deceased [2014] IEHC 126 and Supreme Court in Clarke v. O’Gorman [2014] IESC 72

Clamping Down, Law Society Gazette (March 2011) – Article on Legality of Clamping on private land.

Residential Tenancies Board Adjudicator 2016-2021

Member Council of the King’s Inns


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085-712 8685
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