Katie is a Senior Associate in our Healthcare Unit, with a broad range of experience in both contentious and non-contentious medico legal matters.
Katie practices primarily in the defence of medical malpractice high court actions with significant experience in the handling of complex, high value medical negligence claims on behalf of hospitals and healthcare professionals.
In addition, Katie provides medico legal advice to Hospitals on a range of issues including patient rights/complaints, patient confidentiality, patient consent and the treatment of minors / patients lacking capacity.
Katie regularly represents healthcare clients at inquests in the Coroner's Court in Dublin and the North Eastern area. She has also advised a nursing home client in relation to an inquiry by An Bord Altranais.
Katie has represented clients in relation to Judicial Review proceedings challenging the policies/protocols followed in reaching a finding of fact /conclusion and has also represented a hospital at an appeal to the High Court of a decision of the Information Commissioner relating to the release of certain medical records.