Consultant | Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Brian has been with Elliott Duffy Garrett for over thirty years and formerly headed up the Dispute Resolution and Litigation Department. During that time he has gained extensive experience in virtually all areas of litigation. He represents a wide diversity of clients including property developers, construction companies, manufacturers, hoteliers, banks, newspapers and book publishers. He is also well experienced in ADR, especially Mediation for which he has undergone mediation training.

Brian has developed a particular specialism in defamation and reputation management for which he is regularly ranked in Chambers UK as one of the top defamation solicitors in Northern Ireland. Our firm’s Dispute Resolution & Litigation Department is also ranked in Chambers UK and in The Legal 500 2018 it is ranked in tier 1:  “The ‘excellent’ Brian Deeny leads the practice and has a solid track record in handling matters concerning public utility companies”.

Areas of Expertise

Dispute Resolution & LitigationPartnership, Reputation Management & Defamation, Privacy


  • LLB, University College Dublin
  • Law Society of Northern Ireland