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Hayes Solicitors
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Ireland > Insurance

Hayes Solicitors specialises in contentious medical claims, particularly representing the State Claims Agency. In addition, the practice also acted for the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation in a case involving alleged defects in housing. The practice is led by Mary Hough, who specialises in healthcare litigation, and Joe O’Malley, who handles commercial litigation. Louise O’Rourke is another key contact, and healthcare specialist Katy Meade was recently promoted to the partnership.

Ireland > Healthcare and life sciences

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Mary HoughHayes Solicitors

The ‘excellentHayes Solicitors has a strong reputation for clinical defence litigation, handling medical negligence claims, inquests and fitness to practise inquiries for medical professionals and leading indemnity bodies. The team is also increasingly active in product liability claims, and advises on commercial compliance and corporate governance issues in the healthcare sector. ‘Wonderful‘ practice head Mary Hough specialises in sensitive catastrophic injury and cerebral palsy claims. Other key contacts are Caroline Crowley and Louise O’Rourke, who have expertise in medical negligence claims and professional disciplinary hearings; regulatory specialist Kevin Dunne; and the ‘first-classStephen McGuinness, who handles medical and dental negligence claims.

Ireland > Dispute resolution

Hayes Solicitors‘ ‘exceptional‘ team has handled a variety of high-profile commercial cases, including product liability claims, financial disputes and enforcement proceedings, and insolvency litigation. The practice has a strong track record for representing state bodies, and also acts for leading Irish commercial organisations, insolvency practitioners and funds. The team also has notable expertise in clinical defence litigation. ‘Brilliant litigatorJoe O’Malley has experience in large-scale litigation and cross-border cases, while Mary Hough and Caroline Crowley specialise in the healthcare sector.  The team’s strong junior ranks include Matthew Austin, who has expertise in professional regulatory matters, Jeremy Erwin, who is experienced in enforcement and recovery actions, and ‘first-class’ senior associate Robbie Slattery.

Ireland > Public sector

Hayes Solicitors‘ clients include state agencies and regulatory bodies. The team has particular expertise in the healthcare sector, where it has represented state bodies in high-profile clinical negligence and product liability claims, as well as representing professionals and regulators in fitness to practise proceedings. Joe O’Malley acts for public sector clients in financial  and product liability litigation; Mary Hough specialises in healthcare; and Jackie Buckley advises on property and insolvency matters, including advising Irish government agencies on acquiring property as part of major inward investments.