Ronan Cosgrove


DD: +353 (0) 1905 3710

Ronan is an experienced litigator with extensive commercial experience in a broad range of matters including professional negligence claims against construction professionals, managing agents, medical professionals and surveyors.

Ronan started his career working as a commercial and civil law barrister in Ireland dealing with high value professional negligence claims. Ronan subsequently worked as an Attorney in the Turks and Caicos Islands (a British Overseas Territory) as a senior litigator on behalf of the Government. In that role, he acted for and advised the Government on a range of matters including personal injury litigation, judicial review, construction disputes, regulatory issues and employment law matters. Ronan returned to Dublin in 2016 after working for two years in a London law firm in the area of commercial litigation. Prior to joining Caytons Law in Dublin, Ronan spent almost three years working in a Dublin-based international law firm dealing with professional indemnity claims.


Senior Partner

T: +353 (0) 1 675 0698

John has extensive litigation experience with particular expertise in handling professional indemnity disputes. He started his career managing claims for the London market. He therefore understands the market's requirements. He was one of the first to use mediation to resolve a dispute long before it became fashionable.

John also has considerable experience drafting professional indemnity policies. He has advised most of the London professional indemnity market on some aspect of their policy wordings. His experience in drafting policies gives him an invaluable insight when differences arise on the interpretation of a policy provision. He has used this insight to obtain successful outcomes for his clients on many occasions. John is qualified as a solicitor in England and Ireland.



DD: +44 (0)20 7398 7602

Robert has more than 20 years of experience as a solicitor with expertise in dispute resolution relating to insurance, construction, professional negligence, professional conduct, statutory liabilities, reinsurance, shipping and legal costs. He has handled many cases concerning architects', engineers' and contractors' professional and contractual liabilities, often with significant technical dimensions, in a variety of industries including energy and transport. He also has extensive experience in relation to liabilities of financial advisers and actuaries.

Robert has undertaken advocacy in final hearings in the County Court, private arbitrations and adjudications, and before disciplinary panels.

Robert is an insurance market intellectual with degrees from Cambridge and UCLA and recently obtained a post graduate degree at Kings College in strategic war studies. He insists that analysis of strategy is directly applicable to litigation which is always about the goals that can be realistically obtained with finite means.

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