Claire is a Solicitor in our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team.

Claire has gained experience advising clients on a broad range of commercial litigation matters, primarily within the jurisdiction of the Circuit Court, High Court, and the Commercial division of the High Court.


Claire currently advises clients on a wide range of contentious matters, including commercial disputes, financial disputes including shareholder disputes, insurance coverage matters and contractual disputes.  

Claire’s experience also extends to alternative methods of dispute resolution, and exposure to methods such as adjudication, conciliation, mediation, and arbitration.  

Prior to joining Flynn O’Driscoll LLP, Claire was an Associate within the Litigation department of Mason Hayes & Curran Solicitors with focus on construction litigation, and McCann Fitzgerald with a focus on general commercial litigation.

Recent examples include conducting a hearing before an arbitral tribunal in relation to a shareholder dispute and advising with proceedings before the Commercial Court relating to a construction dispute and a High Court proceedings relating to a Commercial landlord and tenant dispute.



Claire qualified as a solicitor in 2018, having been previously employed as a legal executive within a financial institution, Arthur Cox and McCann Fitzgerald. Claire holds an honours Bachelors of Law degree in Law and Politics from University of Ulster and is a member of the Law Society of Ireland.


  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Irish Women Lawyers Association
  • Commercial Lawyers Association of Ireland
  • Committee Member, Dublin Solicitors Bar Association Younger Members Committee

‘David Curran is a master tactician and has an unparalleled technical understanding of insurance policy wording and is the right person for the work that we have. Claire O’Hagan is an excellent solicitor and her attention to detail is vital given the complexities of the cases that we are involved in.’

Legal 500 EMEA 2024

‘The Team at FOD provide a personal and focused service to their clients. They are attuned to the needs of the clients as they ensure they develop a strong knowledge of the client’s own business and circumstances, which allows them to provide practical and timely advice to their clients on all matters pertaining to the legal issues that are affecting them. This personal, timely and focused service, serves their clients well in the fast-moving corporate world we live in today.’

Legal 500 EMEA

‘Pragmatic approach to problem solving. Appropriate billing. Went to great lengths to understand our business and nothing was 'too much trouble’.'

Legal 500 EMEA

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