Michaela Herron


Michaela is a Regulatory Partner who advises clients in the pharmaceutical, medical device (including software medical devices and apps), digital health, healthcare, cosmetic, food, video game, software and general consumer product sectors on various regulatory compliance matters. She frequently advises clients on issues relating to 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.

Michaela has advised clients in relation to regulatory investigations by enforcement authorities (including an investigation as part of the Horse Meat scandal). She has also advised and represented clients in enforcement action (including the defence of criminal prosecutions for breaches of consumer protection legislation) and the implementation and coordination of high volume product withdrawals and product recalls, and rectification strategies in multiple jurisdictions.


  • Product Regulatory, Safety and Recall

  • Product Liability

  • Consumer Law

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

  • Food Regulatory

  • Digital Health/AI

  • Healthcare

  • Inquests

  • LinkedIn

Areas of Expertise

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

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