Ms Marie Kinsella > Philip Lee LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Philip Lee LLP
Connaught House
One Burlington Road
Dublin 4
D04 C5Y6

Work Department

Dispute Resolution. Healthcare. Regulatory


Marie is head of Philip Lee’s Healthcare Group and leads a team of highly experienced healthcare lawyers who advise on complex healthcare litigation and health and social care matters in Ireland. Marie specialises in healthcare and pharmaceutical law, public and administrative law, financial services regulation, statutory and non-statutory inquiries and regulatory and criminal investigations. Marie has been at the forefront in the development of healthcare and pharmaceutical regulation and healthcare jurisprudence in Ireland and the UK in both contentious and non-contentious matters for the last 20 years.

Marie also has very broad experience and in-depth expertise in advising on the conduct of regulatory and enforcement investigations and statutory and non-statutory inquiries specifically relating to regulatory compliance, constitutional law, the right to fair procedures, reputation management, criminal sanctions and reporting obligations. She has advised on and represented clients in some of the most high profile and complex investigations and inquiries in Ireland including the Commission of Investigation into deaths in Leas Cross Nursing Home, the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation, the Clinical Review of Portiuncla Maternity Services, the Portlaoise Inquiry and the ‘Scally’ Inquiry into CervicalCheck.


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Ireland > Dispute resolution

Philip Lee LLP  is widely recognised for its public sector expertise and its experience in procurement disputes. Healthcare and life sciences are growing areas for the team, in part thanks to the presence of Marie Kinsella. Data protection and privacy cases are another strength of the firm. Damien Young is noted for public law and administrative cases, along with data protection disputes.

Ireland > Healthcare and life sciences

Philip Lee LLP has a growing presence in healthcare and life sciences thanks to the presence of a large team of specialists covering corporate transactions, regulatory matters and disputes. Marie Kinsella is an experienced name in the healthcare segment, covering corporate and commercial, and regulatory engagements. John Given is another seasoned professional in life sciences transactions, and Anne Bateman has a longstanding presence in IP, technology and data protection matters in the life sciences sector.

Ireland > Banking and finance

Philip Lee LLP handles a steady pipeline of corporate lending for banks and non-bank lenders, and is an emerging name in project finance and media sector finance. Jonathan Kelly and Simon O’Neill  are senior members of a team that was expanded by the arrival of Ruairi Mac Cumhaill and Louis Burke from DWF in September 2021. Marie Kinsella is a key figure for financial services regulatory matters.