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Staines, James
James Staines
Telephone: +353 1 854 6410
Mobile: +353 87 273 5934

James Staines



  • Advising and defending liability and product liability claims for a range of insurer clients
  • Advising and defending on a range of public and employer liability claims including catastrophic personal injury claims
  • Advising a number of agricultural clients including the Irish Farmers Association and the Agricultural Trust
  • A leading expert in agri-legal affairs and compulsory purchase practice and procedure
  • Defending professional indemnity claims against solicitors, architects and engineers
  • Retained by a number of national publications to vet potentially defamatory articles and to defend defamation claims
  • Advising clients in the emerging renewable energy sector


  • UK, European and Irish insurers
  • Agri-businesses
  • SMEs 
  • Media sector
  • Agricultural representative bodies


  • Contributes on a regular basis to agricultural publications on a range of agri-legal matters


  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Ireland
  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
  • Agricultural and Rural Affairs Committee Royal Dublin Society