Terry is a Partner in Dispute Resolution Law, with over 35 years’ experience in this sphere. While dealing mostly in commercial litigation, Terry specialises in banking litigation, defamation and professional negligence. He has worked on a wide variety of cases including contractual disputes, specific performance, IT and proprietary knowledge cases and numerous injunctions. He also specialises in the area of Corporate Recovery Law and has extensive experience in litigation relating to this field.
Admitted as a solicitor in 1979
B.C.L. (1975), University College Dublin
Member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners (ISIP)
Member of INSOL Europe
Terry is the firm’s representative in Globalaw, the International Law Firms Network
Achievements and Endorsements
'Terry is a vastly experienced practitioner with a wealth of knowledge pertaining to contentious proceedings in the banking insurance and financial services sectors. He has particular expertise in professional negligence cases'
Chambers Europe, 2019
“Terry is a great strategic thinker”
Legal 500, 2018
Clients say: "He is measured, reassuring and wise. He has so much experience in litigation that nothing fazes him." Other interviewees value "his opinion on complex issues," as "he breaks things down into bite-sized chunks that are easily digestible."
Chambers Europe, 2018
“Terry is a trusted litigator”
Legal 500, 2017
One client says: "He is a superb litigator and insolvency lawyer. He is very measured and calm and has a great demeanour with the clients. He is also very legally sound and strategically strong," adding: "He is one of the best litigators in Dublin."
Chambers Europe, 2017
Terry Leggett is a "hugely experienced class act."
Chambers Global, 2016
Clients say: "It is clear that we made more progress because of the respect he has from other lawyers - it enables him to find solutions and resolve things when others might be resisted."
Chambers Europe, 2016
Terry Leggett is ‘calm and measured, and a reliable litigator’.
Legal 500 EMEA, 2016
"Terry Legget maintains a strong reputation for his commercial dispute resolution practice."
Chambers Global, 2015
Terry is "very customer-focused, with great depth of experience in disputes, and skilled at getting the result you need."
Chambers Global, 2014