Terry Leggett

Terry is a Consultant in the Dispute Resolution Department, with over 40 years’ experience in this sphere. While dealing mostly in commercial litigation, Terry has specialised throughout his career in banking and financial product litigation. 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. Terry also frequently advises on Regulatory matters for State Bodies or Associations.

Admitted as a solicitor in January 1979
B.C.L. (1975), University College Dublin

Member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners (ISIP)
Member of INSOL Europe

Achievements and Endorsements

‘”Terry is a true professional, kind, diligent, efficient and hugely understanding and sensitive to the needs of his client…measured, reassuring and calm to the extent that nothing fazes him, a testimony to his vast experience in his chosen field of expertise. He has all the attributes a client needs to instil confidence and this was clearly evident from our first meeting. A great listener, an excellent litigator and insolvency lawyer. Terry is legally astute, a master strategist and is highly regarded and respected by his colleagues and peers. I was never treated as anything other than a valuable client. He has guided me through a lengthy and stressful process, a class act and marvellous individual.”
Legal 500, EMEA 2022

“Terry stands out for his considerable experience in commercial litigation. He acts on behalf of corporate and private clients in defamation and liability disputes.”
Chambers Europe 2022

“Terry is very personable and clear…he is measured, reassuring and exerts a calming influence when offering sensitive legal advice. Clients benefit from his considerable experience in commercial litigation and value his contributions when big strategic decisions have to be made.”
Chambers Europe 2021

“Terry is very clear and concise…he is able to distil information down with great clarity.”
Chambers Europe, 2020

“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 Leggett is ranked as a Leading Individual in Chambers Europe, 2021

Terry Leggett is recommended in Legal 500 EMEA, 2021

Terry Leggett

D: +353 1 202 6438
E: T.Leggett@aglaw.com