Medical Negligence*, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Commercial Litigation
Telephone: 071 916 2032
Niamh Ní Mhurchú is Joint Managing Partner, Joint Head of Medical Negligence and a litigation lawyer. She is one of the founding Partners of Callan Tansey, Solicitors; established in 2008.
She specialises in the areas of Medical Negligence and Professional Negligence litigation and has been involved in a wide range of high profile cases; working mainly on the Plaintiff side.
She has specialist expertise and interest in cases involving women’s health issues.
Niamh is pro-active and solution-focused so as to ensure the absolute best outcome for her clients, be that Court litigation or other less adversarial forms of dispute resolution, in particular mediation, of which she is a strong advocate.
She is a good listener who believes in her clients. She takes great pride in building solid enduring relationships with her clients and colleagues alike.
Niamh is acutely aware of the sensitive nature of Medical Negligence cases and the need to keep clients, who are already vulnerable and very often traumatised, fully informed of developments in their cases.
Niamh is fearless in the pursuit of justice for her clients.
*In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.
CASES OF NOTE
Letterkenny University Hospital has apologised in the High Court to a man whose leg had to be amputated ….
An estimated 1,000 unnecessary deaths are caused every year in Ireland by medical error, while up to 160,000 hospitals users are injured ..
A judge has ordered an Irish dance teacher to hand over his bank records after hearing he still hasn’t paid any of a €400,000
A priest has been awarded more than a quarter share in a Co Donegal cottage he shared with his former lover.
A WOMAN found by the High Court to have been sexually abused as a child for seven years by her Irish dancing teacher must be paid €50,000 out of the €400,000 award
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