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Gemma Coady

Partner


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Gemma is a litigation partner in our Healthcare Team. Her practice primarily involves the defence of medical malpractice claims. Gemma has significant expertise in the handling of complex malpractice actions on behalf of hospitals and healthcare professionals.

In the course of handling the defence of these actions, Gemma is known for her thorough and incisive approach and is regarded as a skilled and fair negotiator. In handling many high profile birth injury cases, she has shown her ability to investigate, analyse and evaluate the multiplicity of issues involved.  Gemma is also a CEDR Accredited Mediator.

Specialties

  • Medical malpractice law
  • Inquests
  • Medical law
  • Medico legal advice

Representative Matters

  • Represents hospitals and healthcare professionals in the defence of complex birth injury cases and medical malpractice actions.
  • Acts as an advocate on behalf of healthcare clients and clinicians at inquests in the Coroner’s Court.
  • Advising healthcare institutions in relation to a wide range of both contentious and non-contentious medico legal matters.

Recommendations

Legal 500, 2013.

"Healthcare specialists....and Gemma Coady are ‘outstanding performers’."

Legal 500, 2012.

Healthcare expert Gemma Coady’ is recommended in the area of Dispute Resolution.

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Areas of Expertise

Dispute Resolution Healthcare Law

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Ireland

Health & Safety Lawyers Association of Ireland

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution.

Education

University College Galway, B.A. (Hons)

University College Galway, L.L.B. (Hons)

University College Dublin, Diploma in European Law