Partner & State Solicitor
Brian is a graduate of University College Dublin from where he holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Legal Studies. Post-graduation, Brian studied further at Trinity College Dublin from where he was awarded a Masters in Law. Brian has a particular interest in Constitutional Law and his studies at Trinity College included Irish and American Constitutional Law under Professor Gerard Hogan, former Judge of the High Court, the Court of Appeal, Advocate General to the European Court of Justice and now Judge of the Supreme Court of Ireland. As part of his Masters, Brian wrote Articles on the Incorporation of the European Convention on Human Rights into Irish Law and his Thesis looked at and considered the concept of non-Justiciable issues or Political Questions in Irish Law by way of reference to the Constitutional Separation of Powers.
Brian has been with the firm for over 20 years and is presently the Managing Partner. He specialises in Personal Injuries, Medical Negligence, Commercial Disputes, Contractual Disputes and other complex Litigation matters. Brian leads the Litigation Department of Benville Robinson LLP in conjunction with Clare-Ann Temple, appearing in the District Court, the Circuit Court, the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. Brian also acts for and advises a number of State clients with regard to regulatory and prosecution related matters. Brian has built up considerable experience and expertise in Planning and Environmental Law and has acted for Wicklow County Council in relation to a number of extremely important planning cases. Brian also acts for private clients regarding planning matters outside the County of Wicklow.
Brian obtained a Diploma in Judicial Skills and Decision Making in 2021 and is currently studying for a Diploma in Environmental and Planning Law. Brian is member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association and Vice President of the Wicklow Solicitors Association.
You can contact Brian at firstname.lastname@example.org