Solicitor, BA Hons. (UCC 1993), Qualified as a Solicitor 1998
Law Society of Ireland Certificate in Criminal Law
Medical Negligence, Personal Injuries, Employment Law, Divorce, Breach of Contract
Emma trained with one of the largest law firms in Ireland qualifying as a solicitor in 1998. Since then she has worked both in Dublin and Cork. She joined the firm in June 2017. Emma has extensive experience in Litigating some of the largest claims taken in this country including cases in the High Court, Central Criminal Court and Supreme Court. Emma has expertise across the litigation spectrum and has acted for large multi-nationals, international financial institutions and for and on behalf of the State. Emma’s area of expertise includes representing private clients in all courts in relation to Personal Injuries (Road Traffic Accidents), Accidents at work, Medical Negligence on behalf of Plaintiff’s, Insurance Claims, Employers Liability, Public Liability, Breach of Contract. Emma also practices in the area of Family Law and Employment Law and represents private Clients in the District Criminal Courts particularly in Drunk Driving offences.
Elected to the Council of the Southern Law Association (SLA) in 2013 Emma serves on the Litigation Committee and is currently the Public Relations Officer.
Emma was appointed to the Complaints and Clients Relations Committee (CCRC) of the Law Society of Ireland in 2016. After serving with the CCRC for three years Emma was appointed to the Legal Services Regulatory Authority.
Emma has lectured and tutored for the Law Society of Ireland in the areas of Civil, Criminal and Business law.
Emma recently settled a medical negligence claim for a young girl suffering from cerebral palsy as a result of a birth injury. The settlement achieved through mediation is the largest award in the history of the State.