Administrative Law or Judicial Review
Coroners or Inquests
I am on the Inquiry teams for two statutory public inquiries and also act for public sector and private practice clients in civil and judicial review proceedings.
I have a special interest in health and social care-related legal work having had a long career as a health service manager prior to coming to the Bar.
Postgraduate Diploma - Institute of Professional Legal Studies (Bar) - 2019, QUB
Graduate Diploma in Law - 2018, University of Law
MSc Health and Social Care Studies - 2015, QUB
BA (Hons) Business Administration - 1993, Strathclyde University, Glasgow
Junior Counsel - Muckamore Abbey Hospital Inquiry
Junior Counsel - Covid- 19 Public Inquiry
Government Civil C Panel
Personal Injury (plaintiff and defence)
Prior to coming to the Bar in my health service senior management career I worked across numerous areas, most recently as Project Manager for the NI Maternity Strategy. I also worked in service management and improvement roles covering emergency care, diagnostics and community/primary care.