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New partners Mark McCabe and Ciara Deasy with Kevin Power
L-R: Mark McCabe, Ciara Deasy and Kevin Power

We are delighted to expand the leadership of our specialist healthcare legal team with the promotion of Ciara Deasy and Mark McCabe to partner.

Ciara Deasy specialises in medical negligence defence litigation. She advises on high value claims on behalf of hospitals, clinical laboratories and healthcare professionals. Ciara also represents and advocates on behalf of clients at inquests before the Coroner’s Court.

Prior to joining the firm, Ciara worked in London with a medical defence organisation representing medical practitioners on a wide variety of clinical negligence claims together with regulatory complaints. Her local and international expertise means that she is well versed in advising clients on complex matters in the healthcare sector.

Mark McCabe specialises in the defence of high value and complex medical malpractice claims. He represents the interests of hospitals and healthcare professionals in both the public and private sectors.

Mark acts for several major Irish hospitals on the instructions of the Clinical Indemnity Scheme of the State Claims Agency. He also advises clinical laboratory service providers. He has previously represented medical professionals on behalf of the largest indemnifier operating in Ireland, along with other international indemnifiers and insurers.

Kevin Power, Partner and Head of our Medical Law team, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Ciara and Mark to the partnership. Their combined expertise further enhances our standing as the leading advisor to the healthcare sector in Ireland and underscores our ability to support clients with targeted, sector-specific advice.”

Ciara Deasy commented: “I am delighted to join the partnership of Ireland’s largest legal healthcare team. I look forward to applying my domestic and international expertise to help clients with the often-complex set of laws and regulations that govern the sector.”

Mark McCabe added: “The team has unrivalled depth and breadth of experience. I welcome the opportunity to contribute as partner to the continued growth and development of our healthcare practice, and continuing to support our clients with the highest levels of specialist advice.”

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