Alison Kelleher > Comyn Kelleher Tobin LLP > Cork, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Comyn Kelleher Tobin LLP

Work Department

Healthcare, Litigation, Dispute Resolution & Data Protection


Partner in Litigation & Dispute Resolution Departments


Alison advises both Public and Private Health Service providers on a range of specialist disciplines including mental health, patient capacity, regulatory issues and data protection. 

Alison practises in CKT’s litigation department, specialising in the defence of professional and clinical negligence proceedings with particular experience in defending high value contentious disputes in the High Court.   

Alison joined CKT in 2015 having previously practised in London and Dublin, acting on behalf of a number of leading indemnifiers in complex healthcare disputes, including catastrophic claims of maximum severity. 


  • Member of the Roll of Solicitors, Law Society of Ireland
  • Member of the Roll of Solicitors, Law Society of England & Wales
  • Member of the Southern Law Association
  • Member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association 


  • BCL, UCC
  • Certificate in Healthcare Law, Law Society of Ireland
  • Certificate in Data Protection Law
  • CEDR accredited Mediator

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Healthcare and life sciences

The sizeable healthcare team at Cork-based Comyn Kelleher Tobin LLP specialises in the defence of medical negligence claims, acting for major insurers and the state’s largest indemnifier. It also has experience in regulatory matters in the healthcare sector. Eamon Harrington, who is noted for his strength in mediation as well as in large-scale medical negligence litigation, leads the team. Other key contacts include Patrice O’Keeffe, Hilda O’Keeffe, Alison Kelleher and Yvonne Joyce, all of whom specialise in healthcare disputes.