- Key lawyer for ‘Public Sector (Ireland)’
The Legal 500 EMEA 2021
Kate is a Senior Associate on the healthcare and life science team in Kennedys' Dublin office.
Kate specialises in professional regulation and provides regulatory and advisory support to medical practitioners. Kate has extensive experience in dealing with complaints made against regulated healthcare professionals. She has previously advised on all stages of the fitness to practise process, and has represented regulators from the receipt of complaints, to attending fitness to practise inquiries.
Kate has previously acted for a wide variety of public bodies and healthcare providers both in Ireland and in the UK. Kate has experience in providing advice and representation in relation to the defence of clinical and non-clinical negligence litigation, judicial review proceedings and regulatory proceedings. She has also represented and advocated on behalf of healthcare providers at inquests before the Coroner’s Courts in England.