Healthcare Law

Since 2004, the Firm has acted on behalf of Medical Practitioners in defending a wide variety of claims including obstetric, gynaecological, orthopaedic, radiological, ophthalmological, psychiatric, surgical, oncology, histopathology, cosmetic surgery and MRSA and has in particular extensive experience in dealing with catastrophic injuries claims, fatal injuries claims and representing clients at inquests and Tribunals of Inquiry.

The Firm has a very strong Healthcare Law practice and its Healthcare Team is widely recognised amongst practitioners and clients. We offer a broad range of services including;

  • Clinical Negligence Litigation,
  • Risk/Advisory matters and
  • Professional Regulatory Law including providing advice on Medical Council complaints and Dental Council complaints.

The Firm has advised healthcare bodies, professionals and personnel on patient quality, safety and clinical risk management.

Our expert team provides advice on general compliance with EU and Irish Law including registrations and notification, review and preparation of privacy policies, data protection in the workplace, data subject access requests and direct marketing restrictions. The data protection regime applies both internally to organisations, their employees, agents and contractors and externally in relation to patients and customers. The Firm advises on both inward and outward data protection issues.