Solicitor

Amy Connolly


Experience

Amy joined Cantillons in 2013 having graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Civil Law Degree from University College Cork. She successfully completed her Law Society FE-1 Examinations and received an award for achieving the highest mark in the Law of Tort exam in the 2015 sittings. Thereafter she completed the Law Society Professional Practice Courses at Blackhall Place, Dublin.

Amy spent two years in the Medical Negligence Department working on various cases involving birth injuries, cancer misdiagnosis, surgical errors and fatal claims.

Amy is currently working in the General Litigation Department and advises clients in relation to all aspects of civil litigation; to include personal injury claims, accidents at work, road traffic accidents, public liability claims, farming accidents, claims against local authorities and claims against the HSE. She has successfully represented clients before the District Court, Circuit Court, High Court, and Court of Appeal and has been involved in a number of high profile cases.

Amy is also a member of the Residential Tenancies Board Panel of Solicitors, enforcing RTB Determination Orders in the District Court.

Qualifications

Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Law
Completed Law Society Professional Practice Courses at Blackhall Place, Dublin

Personal

Amy likes to travel in her spare time and has a love for GAA.

Amy's Success Stories


SETTLEMENT SECURED FOR YOUNG BOY AGAINST AER LINGUS


Amy Connolly, and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors, recently successfully represented a young boy who was refused travel in the business class cabin of an Aer Lingus aircraft with his Portable Oxygen Concentrator (POC) for the purposes of a “Share a Dream” trip to Orlando. The parents of Rian Stack contacted Cantillons Solicitors as […]

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Settlement for Child who Suffered Injury at School


Amy Connolly, and the Litigation Team of Cantillons Solicitors, recently successfully represented a child in relation to a personal injuries claim arising out of an accident which occurred in August 2019, when our client was participating in a physical education class at his secondary school. Our client was running and put his right hand out […]

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Settlement for client who suffered injuries as a result of a road traffic accident


Amy Connolly and the Litigation Team recently settled a Personal Injury action for a client who had suffered injuries as a result of a road traffic accident. Our client was driving through a busy junction in Co. Kerry, when a car collided with the side of the client’s vehicle, causing her to suffer injuries, loss […]

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Significant settlement for worker who suffered injuries in a workplace accident


Amy Connolly and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently successfully represented an employee who suffered serious personal injuries, loss and damage as result of an accident which took place during the course of employment with a global pharmaceutical company. There was a clear failing on all Defendants involved in this case to provide a […]

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Settlement for client who suffered injuries as a result of a road traffic accident


Amy Connolly and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently successfully represented a client who suffered serious personal injuries, loss and damage as result of a road traffic accident. The case was listed for hearing before the High Court, but ultimately settled on the eve of trial. Our client was very happy with the compensation […]

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SIGNIFICANT COMPENSATION FOR EMPLOYEE WHO SUSTAINED INJURIES AT WORK


Amy Connolly and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently successfully represented an employee who suffered serious personal injuries, loss and damage as result of a fall which took place during the course of employment. There was a clear failing on all Defendants involved in this case to provide a safe system and safe place […]

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Compensation Claim for Road Traffic Accident Settles by means of Remote Settlement Negotiations


Amy Connolly and the Litigation Team recently settled a High Court Personal Injury action for a Client who had suffered serious and significant injuries as a result of a road traffic accident which occurred in November 2016. The Client’s vehicle was stationary at traffic lights when he was rear ended by another vehicle. The other […]

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SIGNIFICANT AWARD FOR MINOR WHO WAS INJURED AS A RESULT OF HORSE PLAY IN THE SCHOOL CLASSROOM


Amy and the Litigation Team were successful in representing a teenager who suffered serious injuries as a result of an accident which occurred at his school. The minor Plaintiff was present in the classroom during lunchtime when another pupil who was engaging in horse play, threw a pen which struck the Plaintiff in his eye […]

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€3.5m Settlement for Waste Disposal Employee Left Brain Damaged After Fall from Defective Vehicle.


Amy Connolly and the Litigation Team were instructed to act on behalf of a man who suffered serious and significant injuries, including an acquired brain injury, following a fall through a defective side door of a van during the course of his employment on the 12th January, 2015. The Plaintiff, Mr. Benny Heffernan from Killarney, […]

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Cantillons successful in securing significant award for injuries caused as a result of a road traffic accident


Amy and the Litigation Team represented a Client who suffered serious injuries as a result of being rear ended by another vehicle. Circuit Court proceedings were issued and the matter was ultimately settled without the need to go to Court following an admission of liability on the part of the Defendant’s Insurance Company. Contact us […]

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