Jacqueline McAleese attained a degree in Common and Civil Law with French (LLB joint honours) from Queen’s University, Belfast in 2000. In the following year, Jacqueline completed her Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, Chester.

In 2001, Jacqueline commenced a training contract with a leading insurance practice (Everatt and Company – now Plexus Law) and qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2003.

Post qualification, Jacqueline gained experience in conducting defence litigation on behalf of major insurance companies, loss adjusters and local authorities.

Jacqueline joined the Healthcare team in Carson McDowell in 2008, became a Partner in the Firm in 2014 and is now Head of Clinical Claims (in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland).

Jacqueline is a member of the Northern Ireland Clinical Negligence Practitioners’ Group and regularly delivers training seminars to clients on a variety of topics within the clinical negligence sector.

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