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 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 am a native of Clonmel in Co.Tipperary and while I joined Lynch Solicitors in September 2014 I have been around the practice of law for considerably longer than that time. I graduated University Limerick in 2014 with a First Class Honours Law degree. While in University I was invited to represent UL in The Advocate All Ireland Business Law Challenge. We won both the overall competition and best written submission. I have a First Class Honours Master Degree from Trinity College Dublin where I was awarded a distinction in my thesis. My thesis was on the area of Specialist Litigation. I head up the Property Services Department of the Firm which involves sales, purchases, leases, estate development together with complex land transactions including applications for registration of rights of way and adverse possession. I also manage our Wills & Estates department which involves Wills and Succession planning together with Enduring Powers of Attorney. I also deal with Administration of Estates and Probate Litigation.