Sinéad is a Partner in Carson McDowell’s Healthcare team and Head of the Dublin Office. Sinéad joined Carson McDowell to lead its Dublin team in 2020.

Sinéad is a leading Healthcare lawyer dealing with both contentious and advisory matters. She has advised a wide range of clients in the Healthcare sector in Ireland and internationally including consultants, hospitals, voluntary organisations, pharmacies and healthcare indemnifiers. She has acted in some of the most high profile and public Fitness to Practise Inquiries to come before the Irish Medical Council and also in Commissions of Investigation.

Sinéad has a particular interest in ethics having completed a Masters in Healthcare Ethics and Law in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

Sinéad is also an experienced media lawyer having provided pre-publication advice to both national newspapers and independent television production companies. She has advised plaintiffs and defendants in defamation actions and has advised on the taking of injunctive relief preventing publication. Sinéad also advises corporate and individual clients on their concerns arising from television broadcasts, print and online media.

Sinéad is ranked in the 2024 edition of Chambers and Partners Europe legal guide for Dispute Resolution: Healthcare Litigation.

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