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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 currently Joint Chairperson of the British Irish Commercial Bar Association (www.bicba.com).
He is a fluent French speaking lawyer and works through, and advises, French clients constantly and Irish clients on areas of French property law.
He advises extensively on all aspects of Commercial, Financial Services and Insurance Litigation, Injunctions, Invoice Discounting litigation, Corporate and Private Client Litigation.
As a Tax Appeals Lawyer, he is also regularly before the Tax Appeals Commissioners defending Revenue claims for taxes including CGT.
In recent times he has been working on litigating Hedge Fund losses, defending a multi-million euro claim.
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.
As a French speaking lawyer in Ireland he has advised extensively on French Law as it affects Irish clients in such areas as:-
He also has extensive experience in receivership, insolvency and asset recovery matters.
He appears 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 despite being responsible for the policy excess, anywhere from €10,000 upwards.
He also has many years’ experience in personal injury work including medical negligence.
Robert has dabbled in German, Spanish and Mandarin.
Law Society of Ireland
Dublin Solicitors' Bar Association
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Law Society of Ireland (M1990)