Partner

Jody Cantillon


Jody is a Partner in our Litigation Department.

Having graduated from University College Cork in 2009, Jody completed his apprenticeship with a top litigation defence firm in Cork City and qualified as a Solicitor in 2014.

Prior to joining Cantillons in 2016, Jody worked for a leading Dublin firm, specialising in the area of commercial litigation and dispute resolution. There he gained valuable experience in defending and prosecuting high end, large scale commercial disputes before the Commercial Court.  Jody also advised private clients on such matter as:

  • personal injuries claims,
  • employment law,
  • contract disputes and
  • online defamation.

Since joining Cantillons, Jody has advised and represented clients in relation to the following matters:

  • road traffic accidents,
  • personal injury claims (including slips and falls),
  • data protection breaches,
  • defamation (including online defamation and abuse of social media and privacy),
  • debt collection,
  • contract disputes and
  • property and neighbour disputes.

Jody also advises clients on employment law matters, including redundancy, unfair dismissal and injuries at work.

Jody has successfully represented clients before the District Court, Circuit Court, High Court, Supreme Court and the Commercial Court.

Jody is also an approved Mediator with the Mediators Institute of Ireland.

Jody is expertly supported by his Legal Assistants, Mags O’Shea and Kate Morrissey.

Jody's Success Stories


Compensation for worker who suffered injuries in a workplace accident as a result of faulty machinery


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors successfully represented a Client who suffered serious injuries in an accident at work while carrying out their duties and using a machine which was not fit for purpose. Our Client was required to use a machine for which they received no training. The machine was also […]

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Compensation For Business Losses Incurred As A Result Of A Road Traffic Accident


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillon Solicitors represented a business which suffered losses, including loss of profits, as a result of road traffic accident. In summary, our client was in a line of business which required a very specialist vehicle.  Without that vehicle, the business could not function.   Through no fault of our […]

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Driver in Car Accident Claim Receives Compensation


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently represented a client in a personal injury claim arising out of a car accident. Our client was driving her car along the main road when their car was struck by a car exiting from a side road.   Our client suffered personal injuries including a whiplash […]

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Compensation for Shopper who slipped and fell on hangers


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors successfully represented a client who suffered serious while shopping in a well-known Department Store.   While walking around the Store, our client fell on hangers which had been left on the ground. The Store knew that this was a risk to shoppers and it was clear that […]

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Supreme Court Decision Will Help ‘change The Tide’ Of Online Abuse


Jody Cantillon of Cantillons Solicitors was delighted to contribute this piece piece by Liz Dunphy of the Irish Examiner on a recent Supreme Court decision which may make it easier to prosecute those who abuse others online. Contact us at Cantillons Solicitors at +353 (0)21 4275673 or info@cantillons.com if you would like more information. * In contentious business, a […]

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PASSENGER IN CAR ACCIDENT CLAIM RECEIVES COMPENSATION FOR INJURIES


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently represented a client who suffered personal injuries as a result of a road traffic accident. Our client was the front seat passenger in a car which was rear ended and our client suffered a whip lash injury. The case was listed for hearing before the […]

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COMPENSATION FOR CLIENT WHO SLIPPED AND FELL WHILE SHOPPING


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors successfully represented a client who suffered injuries while shopping in a well-known Department Store. While walking around the Department Store, our client was caused to slip and fall as a result of a wet floor. The floor was not being monitored and it should not have […]

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Car Accident Claim Settled


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently settled a case for a client who suffered a whiplash injury as a result of a road traffic accident. Our client was the driver of a vehicle which was rear ended and suffered injuries as a result. PIAB assessed the matter based on the Book […]

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Personal Injuries Claim arising out of a Pedestrian being knocked down settled for significant compensation


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently settled a significant compensation claim arising out of a car accident where a pedestrian was knocked down while walking on the side of the road. Our client was walking on the side of the road when he was struck by a car travelling at speed.  […]

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Compensation Claim for Fall in Manhole Settled


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently successfully represented a client who suffered personal injury, loss and damage as a result of falling in a manhole.  The case was listed for hearing before the High Court and a Tender Offer was made by the Defendant. Having considered the Book of Quantum, and […]

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AWARD OF COMPENSATION FOR CLIENT INJURED WHILE SHOPPING


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently successfully represented a client who suffered injuries while shopping in a well-known Department Store. While walking around the shop our client was caused to fall when a child swinging on a barrier collided with our client. Our client suffered serious physical and psychological injuries. Prior […]

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Significant compensation for Psychiatric Nurse assaulted at work


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently successfully represented a Psychiatric Nurse who suffered serious personal injury, loss and damage as a result of an assault while at work.   Our client was viciously assaulted and suffered serious injuries as a result of the assault. Our client had not been provided with […]

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Compensation for injuries suffered while out jogging


Jody Cantillon and the litigation team at Cantillons Solicitors recently successfully represented a client who suffered serious injuries, loss and damage as a result of a fall while out jogging.   Our client was jogging along the footpath when our client was caused to fall on a fence which was dangerously splayed across the footpath. […]

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Significant compensation for Nurse assaulted at work


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team at Cantillons Solicitors recently successfully represented a Psychiatric Nurse who suffered serious personal injuries, loss and damage as result of an assault while at work. Our client was viciously assaulted and suffered serious injuries as a result of the assault. The assailant in this matter was wrongly placed in […]

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


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team recently represented a client who suffered serious personal injuries as a result of a road traffic accident. Our client was stuck from behind by another vehicle. High Court proceedings issued on behalf of our client and the Defendant was forced to admit liability. The Defendants made numerous efforts to […]

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Cantillons Solicitors successfully represented a client who suffered injuries as a result of a road traffic accident.


Jody Cantillon and the litigation team recently represented a client who suffered serious personal injuries as a result of a road traffic accident. Our client was struck by 2 vehicles. High Court proceedings were issued on behalf of our client and the Defendant was forced to admit liability. The case ran before the High Court […]

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Cantillons successfully represent client who suffered injuries as a result of an uninsured driver


Jody Cantillon of the litigation team recently represented a client who suffered serious injuries (both physical and psychological) as a result of a road traffic accident which was caused by an uninsured driver. Due to the absence of insurance, it was necessary to join the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland to the proceedings. High Court […]

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Cantillons successfully represent client who suffered injuries as a result of a fall at work


Jody Cantillon and the Litigation Team recently represented a client who suffered a serious injury as a result of a fall while at work.   We assisted the client with the PIAB application and process and ensured that the best evidence was provided to PIAB to ensure that the appropriate compensation was awarded in their assessment.   When […]

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Cantillons successful in claim for lady who suffered injuries while attending a gym


Jody and the litigation team were successful in representing a client who suffered serious injuries as a result of an accident at the gym.  The Defendants in this matter denied liability.  They refused to try and settle the matter in advance of the hearing.  The case ran for 2 days before the High Court until […]

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Insurance Companies are Targeting Victims


Insurance Companies are Targeting Victims – Irish Examiner 24.01.2018 See link below to article by Jody Cantillon, Solicitor https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/views/analysis/insurance-companies-are-targeting-victims-824386.html  

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Substantial Award for client who tripped on a kerb


Jody and the Litigation Team were successful in representing a client who suffered serious injuries as a result of a trip on a kerb. The Defendants in this matter, a Local Authority, denied liability.  Jody and the team successfully achieved a substantial settlement for this client without the need to go to Court.   Contact […]

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Significant Award for Injuries as a Result of a Road Traffic Accident


Jody and the Litigation Team represented a client who suffered serious injuries as a result of being rear ended by another vehicle.   Not only did our client suffer serious injuries, both physical and psychological, but they also suffered a loss of earnings as a result of the accident. Jody and the Team successfully achieved a […]

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Cantillons successful in having health insurance cover reinstated for client


Jody and the Litigation Team were successful in representing a client who was wrongfully denied cover under their health insurance policy. The insurance company took the position that the illness from which our client was suffering from was pre-existing and prior to the date of the inception of the health insurance policy. This was an […]

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Substantial Award for Gentleman knocked down by a car


Jody and the Litigation Team represented a gentleman who suffered serious injuries to his neck and back as a result of being knocked down by a car.  The Defendant alleged that he was not responsible for the accident. In early 2017, the Defendant attempted to buy off this claim by offering minimal compensation.  Jody and […]

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Woman in Two Road Traffic Accidents Settles Cases


Jody and the Litigation Team represented a lady who suffered serious injuries to her neck and back as a result of two road traffic accidents, both within the space of six months.  This lady was an unfortunate passenger on both occasions.  Jody and the Team successfully achieved a substantial settlement for this lady for both […]

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Client settles claim following road traffic accident


Jody and the Litigation Team represented a lady who suffered serious injuries to her neck and head as a result of being rear ended in a road traffic accident.  Our client was stationery in her car, indicating to take a right turn when she was struck to the rear by another car.  Our client had […]

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Man settles claim following car accident


Jody and the Litigation Team represented a gentleman who suffered very serious injuries to his neck, shoulders and back in a “pile up” road traffic accident.  Our client was stationery in his car when another car collided with the back of his car.  The car which collided with our client’s car had been pushed forward […]

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