Kevin leads our Healthcare and Medical Law team, specialising in healthcare and life sciences law & regulation. He is a former practising medical doctor, which gives him a particular insight into the issues and challenges facing the healthcare sector.
He advises a number of Ireland’s major obstetric, general and psychiatric hospitals in both public and private sectors, for the Clinical Indemnity Scheme, and for a number of leading Irish & multinational pharmaceutical, medical device and food companies. He has particular expertise in the defence of complex high value clinical negligence cases, advocacy and product liability litigation. Kevin also advises a wide range of clients in the healthcare and life sciences sectors on various regulatory issues including advertising, product safety & recall and regulatory enforcement.
Representative: Acting for hospitals, healthcare professionals and pharmaceutical/medical device companies in the defence of clinical negligence and product liability litigation, including:
Regulatory and Transactional: Acting for healthcare and life sciences clients on a variety of regulatory issues affecting the sector, including:
"Has both the legal skills and medical training to provide outstanding advice."
Kevin Power is “skilled at giving very complex regulatory advice in a commercial manner”.
Provides "pragmatic solutions"
Kevin is a frequent speaker on healthcare related topics, including:
Law Society of Ireland
Register of medical practitioners (Ireland) (formerly)
Institutional Review Board, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
University College Dublin, BCL; Hons
University College Dublin, MB BCh BAO
Law Society of Ireland, Diploma in Employment Law
Keele University, Certificate in Research Ethics