Barrister Profile


Year of Call: 2019

Main Areas of Practice

Administrative Law or Judicial Review
Coroners or Inquests
Professional Negligence
Public Inquiries


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

Judicial Review

Personal Injury (plaintiff and defence)

Professional Negligence

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.