Michael Prior

Michael is a senior associate in the Insurance team in Kennedys Dublin. He qualified as a solicitor in Ireland in 2015.

Michael specialises in insurance disputes involving financial institutions, directors and officers, and professionals. Michael has a broad range of insurance experience having worked for most of the leading domestic insurers and many leading UK insurers on complex coverage claims including excess layer coverage disputes. Michael has coverage and defence experience of both Irish and international claims, including claims in the USA, Israel, France, Czech Republic, UK and Germany.

Michael also advises insurers and insureds on cyber claims to include data breach response, (including notifications to the Data Protection Commissioner (“DPC”) and data subjects) and cyber related policy coverage. Michael also defends claims pursued by data subjects as well as advising clients on data risk and compliance.

Michael is a member of Forum of Insurance Lawyers Ireland.