Eoin Cunneen joined as a Partner of the highly-active and rapidly expanding Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team at Flynn O’Driscoll, having spent years in another leading Irish law firm, LK Shields, where he was also a partner.


Eoin trained and qualified with LK Shields, quickly building a reputation for a strong work ethic and a proactive and commercially focused approach to problem-solving. These traits coupled with a willingness to solve intractable disputes or complex legal problem ensured that Eoin became a trusted advisor to many clients including well known consumer brands, entrepreneurs, Irish and multinational companies, financial institutions, hedge funds and governmental bodies. Eoin also enjoyed a very good working relationship with regulatory bodies such as the Revenue Commissioners and the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement among others.

Following some time abroad, Eoin then returned to join Ireland’s fastest growing law firm in July 2017.

Eoin is adept at managing and mitigating legal and regulatory risks, particularly in relation to sensitive issues and often employs pioneering strategies to achieve commercial solutions for his clients, therefore fitting in perfectly with the FOD culture and problem solving mind-set.

Eoin is proud to have been involved in many high profile disputes, investigations and prosecutions throughout his legal career and is committed to continuing in the provision of this calibre of legal services with the team at FOD.



  • Bachelor of Civil Law, University College Dublin, 1995
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland, 1999
  • Community Design and Trademark Attorney, 2004
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales (non-practising), 2013
  • Advanced Diploma and White Collar and Regulatory Crime, Kings Inns, 2013


  • A Member of the Law Society of Ireland

‘Eoin Cunneen is very service minded and effective person, able to handle complex matters in a practical manner.’

Legal 500 EMEA 2024

Eoin's negotiation skills and ability to deal with state bodies is unparalleled in terms of its efficiency and he has vast experience of dealing with such matters. That experience, coupled with excellent knowledge of the law, is something that can be seen throughout the FOD firm. There is superb attention to detail and a proper, personal service that never forgets the client’s needs as the critical and vital consideration at all times.’

Legal 500 EMEA 2022

'Eoin Cunneen is a top litigator with a sharp strategic sense and an efficient collaborative spirit which makes him a great asset in matters involving several jurisdictions.’

Legal 500 EMEA 2022

‘Stand out performers that I know are Eoin Cunneen of FOD. He provides an excellent and high-quality service to his clients, which is solution-focused at all times. That focus on solutions to problems, the ability to move frommanaging any critical or difficult situation to getting to a position of resolving the matter is critical for clients. Eoin is also an excellent manager of legal issues, especially in relation to corporate litigation, regulatory matters, including criminal investigations and prosecutions.

Legal 500 EMEA

‘Eoin Cunneen is very experienced and capable of handling such a complex cross-jurisdictional dispute. He has the ability to quickly perceive the key issues in such a complex case.’

Legal 500 EMEA 2022

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