Erin Turner

Erin is a Senior Associate in the Insurance team in Kennedys Dublin. She trained with the Top 10 London firm, CMS, and qualified in England and Wales in 2015. She qualified in Ireland in 2016, when she joined Kennedys Dublin.

Erin represents insurers in relation to all types of professional negligence claims. She specialises in defending claims against a wide variety of professionals, including solicitors, accountants and architects. She also has extensive experience in investigating coverage issues and interpreting policy wordings, as well as experience in handling marine and product liability claims.  

Erin has completed two secondments during her time with Kennedys. Her first secondment was in the claims team in the Dublin headquarters of a major international insurer, where she focused mainly on liability claims. Erin’s second secondment was spent at the headquarters of another major international insurer, where she dealt with a portfolio of claims, including professional indemnity, employment, defamation and employers’ and public liability.

Erin has recently given a CPD presentation to two major insurance clients on Legal Privilege and Tenders, as well as publishing an Article and giving a CPD to another major client on the Consumer Insurance Contracts Act 2019.  

Qualifications

  • Qualified in England Wales in 2015
  • Qualified in Ireland in 2016

Work highlights

  • Acted for a Belgian Insurer of a Dutch company specialising in manufacturing building materials, in the defence of a multi-million product liability case in the Irish Commercial Court, which ultimately settled shortly before Trial, in an outcome favourable to our client.