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Ronan Daly Jermyn

2 PARK PLACE, CITY GATE PARK, MAHON POINT, CORK, IRELAND
Tel:
Work +353 21 480 2700
Fax:
Fax +353 21 480 2790
Email:
Web:
www.rdj.ie
Cork, Dublin, Galway, London

Imelda Tierney

Tel:
Work +353 91 895315
Email:
Web:
www.rdj.ie/our-people/id/imelda-tierney/
Ronan Daly Jermyn

Work Department

Healthcare, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Product Liability

Position

 

Imelda is a Partner in the firm’s Healthcare department and advises clients on all forms of legal disputes with a current particular emphasis on medical malpractice actions on behalf of hospitals and healthcare professionals including regularly acting as the advocate for clinicians and hospitals at Inquests. Imelda has advised clients on all aspects of healthcare provision both contentious and non-contentious and was previously a member of a hospital ethics committee.

She has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in all courts including the commercial division of the High Court and frequently acts in the defence of high value and sensitive clinical negligence claims.

Imelda is a CEDR accredited mediator and is a strong advocate of alternative dispute resolution. Imelda encourages clients to engage in the mediation process where appropriate and she frequently represents both healthcare and non-healthcare clients in mediation.

Member

Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland.
Accredited mediator (CEDR).

Education

BA and LLB (both National University of Ireland Galway), Postgraduate Diploma in Equality Studies (University College Dublin).


Ireland

Healthcare and life sciences

Within: Healthcare and life sciences

Ronan Daly Jermyn's healthcare and life sciences team stands out for its 'breadth and depth of practice' and 'knowledge of the sector and stakeholders'. In the healthcare space, Galway-based Padraic Brennan and Imelda Tierney, who are 'highly specialised and impressive', are noted for their work defending public and private hospitals against medical negligence claims, particularly in catastrophic birth injury cases. Cork-based Gillian Keating leads the life sciences side of the practice; Diarmaid Gavin advised Genesis Automation on an equity investment by a specialist investor in European healthcare; and Galway-based JP Gilmartin 'can bring an excellent efficiency to transactions'.

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Public sector

Within: Public sector

Ronan Daly Jermyn specialises in advising on statutory obligations, public procurement, data protection, complex medical negligence claims and data protection. In Cork, Finola McCarthy assists with public procurement and administrative law issues, and Diarmaid Gavin advises on EU competition and state aid matters. In Galway, Padraic Brennan and Imelda Tierney focus on the defence of medical negligence actions. Clients include Cork County Council and the State Claims Agency.

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