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Robert Browne is a Partner at McKeever Solicitors, qualified as a solicitor in 1990 and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is a fluent French speaker and works through and advises French clients constantly. He is currently Joint Chairperson of the British Irish Commercial Bar Association (www.bicba.com).
He advises extensively on all aspects of Commercial and Insurance Litigation, Injunctions, Financial Services, Invoice Discounting litigation, Corporate and Private Client Litigation.
Another current focus is appearing before the Tax Appeals Commissioners defending Revenue claims for taxes including CGT etc.
In recent times he has been focused on litigating Hedge Fund losses.
He has extensive expertise in obtaining and defending injunctions for companies and individuals in the areas of employment law, trespass, banking and asset tracing. He has the experience and knowledge to be able to react immediately to the urgency of the situation and to know when an injunction is the appropriate remedy.
He has litigated regularly and extensively in the area of repudiation of Insurance Contracts where insurers refuse or fail to pay out valid claims made by their policy holders.
He also has extensive experience in receivership, insolvency and asset recovery matters.
He has appeared regularly in the Commercial Court.
He advises on all aspects of debt recovery and enforcement of judgements, including entitlement to recover mortgaged properties and where parties have attempted to put assets beyond reach of creditors or dissipated their assets with a view to avoiding their liabilities.
He has extensive experience in prosecuting and defending professional negligence claims, product liability, public liability and motor insurance claims. One key area which he is currently focused on is the insurance policy excess of Defendant companies whose insurers manage their claims. Such companies rarely get a say in how their claims are dealt with and yet they may be responsible for the first €10,000 of the claim.
He also has many years’ experience in personal injury work including medical negligence.
Robert has also dabbled in German, Spanish and Mandarin.
Law Society of Ireland
Dublin Solicitors' Bar Association
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Law Society of Ireland (M1990)