Michaela Herron


Michaela is a Regulatory Partner who advises clients in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, medical device, digital health, cosmetic, food, video game, software and general consumer product sectors on various regulatory compliance matters. 

She frequently advises clients on the applicable regulatory framework, regulatory approval, labelling, packaging, traceability, safety and liability issues. She has also advised clients on matters of regulatory compliance in the context of due diligence.



  • Product Regulatory, Safety and Recall

  • Product Liability

  • Consumer Law

  • Life Sciences Regulatory Law: Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices & Cosmetics

  • Food Regulatory

  • Digital Health/AI

  • Healthcare

  • Inquests


Who's Who Legal

  • Recommended in WWL's Product Liability Defence legal market analysis for 2020.

Legal 500, 2020

  • "Michaela Herron is a fantastic lawyer, loved by clients and with a highly strategic approach to threatened and actual litigation."

Speaking Engagements & Teaching

‘The rise of software as a product – does the product liability framework apply?’  International Underwriting Association, London, May 2019


Co-authored the Chapter on Ireland in “Product Recall, Liability and Insurance – A Global Guide”, December 2012

Product Liability in Ireland (Ireland chapter) - Getting the Deal Through, 2019

Product Liability and Safety in Ireland: Overview - Thomson Reuters, 2019

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Areas of Expertise

Life Sciences Product Regulation & Consumer Law Healthcare and Medical Law Dispute Resolution Food, Agriculture & Beverage

Professional Memberships

British Institute of International Comparative Law (BIICL)

BIICL’s Product Liability Forum

International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO)

International Association of Defence Counsel


University College Dublin, BCL

Law Society of Ireland, Diploma in Family Law

Solicitor, England & Wales

Solicitor, Ireland

Attorney at Law, Admitted to practice in New York (non-practising) 2011