Rachael McAdorey - Senior Associate

Rachael McAdorey

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Rachael McAdorey attained a degree in Law with Business Studies (LLB honours) from Magee College, University of Ulster. Rachael joined Carson McDowell in 2007 as an apprentice, and gained her professional qualifications from the Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Queen’s University, Belfast. Rachael qualified as a solicitor in 2009, and joined the Healthcare team, part of the wider litigation team. Rachael became an associate solicitor in 2015 and a senior associate in 2019.

Rachael specialises in healthcare, assisting doctors and dentists in Northern Ireland, on the instructions of the medical and dental defence organisations in relation to regulatory / professional discipline issues and inquests. Rachael is currently assisting a number of doctors involved in the ongoing inquiry into Hyponatraemia related deaths. Rachael has assisted pharmacists on the instructions of the National Pharmaceutical Association.

Rachael also presents seminars to junior doctors and medical students. The Healthcare team is widely recognised as a leader in Chambers UK and The Legal 500 guides.