I have lived most of my life in Clonmel except for short periods when I studied law in Dublin and worked in Scotland and Sligo. I started business in Clonmel in 1983 and have not looked back since. I have a keen interest in law which has sustained me over the years. I manage the practice and am involved in all our practice areas. I have a particular interest in advocacy and appear before the Circuit and High Court in Equity and Bankruptcy cases. I am an arbitrator and have been involved both as an arbitrator in disputes and as an advocate for clients in arbitrations. As an accredited mediator, I am a keen supporter of mediation as an alternative to Court. I am a Personal Insolvency Practitioner and would like to help as many people as I can to return to solvency.
I was born and bred in Clonmel and studied law and qualified fom the University of Wales with an honours LLB degree in 2000. I trained as a solicitor in Clonmel before moving to a firm in Dublin for 10 years. I head up the Conveyancing & Probate areas of the practice. I am involved in all property transactions including buying and selling , mortgaging , co-ownership agreements and commercial developments and estate development. I manage the Probate & Estate Planning areas of the practice. This includes the wide range of optoins available for estate planning including a will, an enduring power of attorney and the new options of co-decision making agreements. I also manage the Estate Administration business for the firm that involves carrying out the wishes of a person in accordance with their will or by law, gathering in assets and distributing them to beneficiaries.
I graduated from the University of Limerick with an LLB degree in 2001 which included German as a language. I trained with Lynch Solicitors in 2002 and qualified as a solicitor in December 2005. I am now a Partner and I manage the firm's Family Law and Litigation departments. I specialise in all areas of Litigation including Personal Injuries, Medical Negligence and Product Liability. I manage a considerable number of cases where we act for Clients in the DePuy defective hip device litigation. I also lead the Women's Medical Negligence Department at Lynch Solicitors and have successfully concluded many complex Medical Negligence actions in all areas of clinical and Medical Negligence litigation. I have particular experience in dealing with cancer misdiagnosis cases, child birth injury and other gynaecological injuries.
I specialise in all areas of Litigation including Personal Injuries, Medical Negligence and Product Liability. I manage a considerable number of cases where we act for Clients in medical negligence litigation. I have particular experience in dealing with cancer misdiagnosis cases, dental treatment and other injuries arising from negligent treatment.
In 2016 I was honoured to deliver a lecture on a doctor’s legal duties at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, College of Anaesthetists of Ireland. I also previously directed a legal conference with the theme “Taking on the State, the Plaintiff’s Perspective.”