Cork firm JW O’Donovan Solicitors appoints Ciara Lehane as litigation solicitor

Ciara Lehane

Cork firm JW O’Donovan Solicitors has announced the appointment of Ciara Lehane as a litigation solicitor.

Ms Lehane joins the litigation department at JWOD after spending three years practising in the area of defence litigation in Dublin.

She specialises in civil litigation and has significant experience dealing with the conduct of defence litigation on behalf of insurance companies in the areas of motor liability, employers’ liability, public liability and defamation actions.

Ms Lehane is also a fluent Irish speaker and is enrolled on Clár na Gaeilge, the Law Society’s register of fluent Irish speaking solicitors.

Commenting on her new role, Ms Lehane said: “I’m delighted to join JWOD, at a time when business in Cork city and the surrounding region is thriving. The area of defence litigation is fast-moving, and I look forward to the opportunity of working with the experienced team at JWOD and with their valued clients.”

Jerome O’Sullivan, managing partner of JWOD, added: “As we continue to see growth in our litigation practice, it is a pleasure to welcome Ciara to the JWOD team. Ciara brings with her specialist knowledge in the area of defence litigation, which will be of considerable benefit to both our team and clients.”

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