Gavan Carty

Gavan Carty – Managing Partner

Practice Areas

Gavan specialises in Professional Negligence, Construction Law, Commercial Litigation and Insurance Law.


Gavan is a specialist in the area of Professional Indemnity Insurance with particular expertise in Construction Law cases to include Architects, Engineers and Quantity Surveyor’s. Gavan regularly acts in complex financial loss cases, including cases in the Commercial Court. Gavan also regularly advises on issues of Professional Indemnity Insurance to include Coverage issues.

Gavan Carty

Gavan is CEDR accredited Mediator

He is a firm advocate of mediation as an alternative and cost effective method of dispute resolution. Gavan regularly advocates the use of mediation conferences in Contentious Litigation. This is particularly effective in highly contentious and complex Commercial and/or Construction Law disputes with multiple parties. He finds Mediation particularly useful in Construction and Insurance Law disputes. In Insurance Law disputes the use of Arbitration is a regular feature as an alternative form of dispute resolution.

Career History

  • Since 1994 – Kent Carty Solicitors


  • Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Crime (The Kings Inn)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Law (TCD)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Arbitration (UCD)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal French (Law Society of Ireland)
  • LLB Hons (TCD)

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • CEDR Accredited Mediator