Administrative Law or Judicial Review
Coroners or Inquests
After a career in the Criminal Justice sector, called to the Bar in 2014.
Coroners Service Panel of Counsel. Instructed on behalf of the Coroner and the next of kin in both legacy and non-legacy inquests. Member of Coroner’s counsel team in the Ballymurphy Inquest.
Member of Government Legal Services ‘C’ Panel.
Representing Plaintiffs in Historical Institutional Abuse related High Court personal injury claims. Instructed in Medical Negligence personal injury claims.
Instructed in Parole Commissioners, Criminal Injury Compensation Appeals, SENDIST and Immigration Tribunals cases.
LL.B (First Class Honours), University of Ulster
Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Legal Studies, Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Queens University, Belfast
2014; Benchers Prize for Advocacy
Court’s power to over-ride the fixed time limit for a personal injury cause of action accruing in the case of a minor plaintiff.
The jurisdiction of the Coroner to hold an inquest into a stillbirth.