Senior Associate, Galway Office
Aoife is a Senior Associate in our Healthcare Team with specialist experience in acting for medical professionals, institutions and their indemnifiers in Ireland.
Aoife has extensive experience in advising healthcare professionals in both public and private Hospitals in the defence of medical claims in the Irish Courts. Aoife also advises healthcare professionals and hospitals at coroner’s inquests. She has negotiated settlements with and without counsel and has also experience in mediation.
Aoife also practises in the Cyber and Data Protection Department. Aoife also advises both private and public organisations in relation to compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation and Data Protection Act 2018.
National University of Ireland Galway (BCL)
University College Cork (LLM)
Law Society of Ireland (Certificate in English and Welsh Land Law)
Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland
Qualified Data Protection Practitioner (PDP - Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection)
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Striking a balance in discovery applications: confidentiality of statements
In this Insight, Ruth Finnerty and Louise Fitzpatrick from RDJ’s Healthcare team examine a High Court case where an application for discovery led the Court to consider two com...
Recovery of Litigation Costs: Overview (Ireland)
RDJ Senior Associate Hilda Mannix provides an overview on rules and practice related to the recovery of litigation costs in Ireland in this Practical Law Global Practice note....
Clarification at Last! Costs Update- “Special Circumstances” and Order 53 Rule 2 (2) of the District Court Rules
A recent decision from Justice Miriam O’Regan in an Appeal from the Circuit Court to the High Court on Circuit in Cork has provided helpful guidance on the award of District C...
Damages arising from a data breach: when is it really non-material?
In this insight we consider recent developments in Ireland and the EU that will educate how organisations measure non-material damage suffered by individuals arising from a br...
Divergence on the proximity test for “nervous shock”– will it last?
In this Insight, Padraic Brennan and Thomas McInerney from RDJ’s Healthcare team examine the different approaches taken by Irish and UK courts in relation to the concept of ‘p...
Court of Appeal provides guidance on proportionality in the assessment of general damages
The recent judgment of the Court of Appeal delivered on the 8th of September 2022 in Kevin Meehan v Shawcove Ltd and Ors provides helpful guidance on how the courts must appro...