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John Hennessy was born in Dublin in 1969 and educated at Thomas Beckett Middle School in Northampton. He studied Law, History and Politics at Leicester University and graduated with an Honours Degree, before moving back to Ireland.

After completing his final law exams with The Law Society, he secured an apprenticeship as a trainee solicitor with Wade and Company in Swords, Co Dublin and having progressed to a partner at what became Maurice Leahy, Wade & Company in 2002, John left to establish his own firm, Hennessy & Perrozzi Solicitors, with Omar Perrozzi, whom he had earlier met at Law School.

John specialises in all areas of litigation, including road traffic accidents, accidents at work, criminal law and family law. In recent years, he has handled a number of high-profile medical negligence* cases and family law cases and has become an outspoken proponent of individual rights.

An expert on legal matters, John has appeared as a guest speaker on several television and radio programmes, including Prime Time, Tonight with Vincent Browne, Liveline, Today with Pat Kenny and The Last Word and he has written for the Irish Independent.

In 2007, John was presented with the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association Award for Excellence.

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Omar Perrozzi was born in 1976 in Dublin and was later educated at Kilkenny College, before obtaining an Honours Law Degree from the University of Wales in 1997.

Following an apprenticeship with Cathal N. Young, O’Reilly & Company Solicitors in Temple Bar, Dublin and his experiences with McCartan & Hogan (Smithfield) and Maurice Leahy Wade & Company (Swords), Omar established his own firm with John Hennessy in 2004.

Omar recently undertook the Law Society Diploma in Insolvency and now advises private clients in a wide range of areas.

His fields of expertise include family law, probate and administration, trusts, conveyancing, commercial litigation and insolvency.

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Hennessy & Perrozzi Solicitors • Burgundy House, Forster Way, Swords, Co Dublin, Ireland
• Phone: 01-8901888 • Fax: 01-8901904 • DX: 91 012 SWORDS •
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*In contentious business, a Solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.