Eamon is a partner in the Birmingham office. He qualified in England and Wales in 1993 and as a solicitor advocate (All Courts) in 2006.

Eamon leads the Birmingham insurance team and has considerable experience in handling commercial and construction related claims, professional indemnity claims against solicitors, construction professionals and IT consultants as well as insurance/policy disputes. He acts principally upon the instructions of large self-insureds, London market insurers, national and European composites. Clients also include major insolvency practitioners and corporate clients in connection with insurance and policy issues.

Eamon also acts for insurers in relation to design and construction claims, ranging from multi-million pound engineering disputes to modest claims against architects on domestic projects. His experience ranges from adjudications, to arbitrations and Technology and Construction Court (TCC) litigation, liaising with his colleagues overseas where appropriate.

As a fully qualified solicitor advocate, Eamon has liaised with industry bodies and has addressed the All Party Parliamentary Insurance group at the House of Commons. He is currently the chairman of the professional indemnity group of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL).
Eamon is rated within The Legal 500 UK 2016 and Chambers  UK 2017 as leading individual and a recommended lawyer. Clients praise Eamon for being “really experienced and reassuringly calm”, and that 'his approach, knowledge and articulation instill confidence.'"

Qualifications

  • Qualified in England and Wales in 1993
  • Qualified as a solicitor advocate in 2006

Eamon Mooney heads the team and is very well-regarded for his work on claims against construction professionals and claims against accountants.

The Legal 500 UK 2021

Market recognition

  • Leading Individual and recommended lawyer for 'Professional negligence (West Midlands)'
    "Eamon Mooney heads the team and is very well-regarded for his work on claims against construction professionals and claims against accountants."
    The Legal 500 UK 2021
  • Notable practitioner (Band 1) for 'Professional Negligence: Mainly Defendant (Midlands)'
    "The highly respected Eamon Mooney leads the team and advises a host of insurers on defence and coverage mandates."
    Chambers UK 2020
  • Leading Individual and Recommended Lawyer for 'Professional negligence (West Midlands)'
    "Eamon Mooney is excellent and has a strong team supporting him."
    The Legal 500 UK 2019/20
  • Leading Individual (Band 1) for 'Professional Negligence: Mainly Defendant (Midlands)'
    "He's very tactful and knows the ins and outs of the case and what is necessary to win."
    Chambers UK 2019
  • Leading Individual and Recommended Lawyer for 'Professional negligence (West Midlands)'
    Eamon Mooney "…is 'very commercial' and 'thorough'."
    The Legal 500 UK 2018/19
  • Leading Individual and Recommended Lawyer for 'Professional negligence (West Midlands)'
    The Legal 500 UK 2017
  • A Recommended Lawyer for 'Commercial property (London)'
    The Legal 500 UK 2016

Work highlights

  • Instructed to act for mechanical and electrical engineers being sued by the Cabinet Office for in excess of £1m.
  • Is instructed in connection with an £8m professional indemnity claim arising out of structural engineers’ alleged negligence.
  • Acted for a large contractor in proceedings brought by a developer arising out of a major dispute concerning damage to neighbouring property. The matter involved drawing the project consulting engineers into the proceedings and mediating.
  • Is instructed to act for the insurers of solicitors concerning the handling of a sizeable trust prior to and upon the death of the donor.
  • Acted for piling contractors in connection within a property damage dispute with losses in excess of £1.5m arising out of the diversion of a canal in the North West, associated with a motorway construction project.
Market recognition
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    Leading Individual

    The Legal 500 UK 2021

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2021

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    Leading Individual

    The Legal 500 UK 2020

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2020

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    Leading Individual

    The Legal 500 UK 2019

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2019

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    Leading Individual

    The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017