• Fergal Dennehy




    +353 21 4802715

    Practice Areas

    Healthcare, Litigation and Dispute Resolution




    Fergal was admitted as a solicitor in 1992 and joined Ronan Daly Jermyn in 1997.

    Fergal is head of the Ronan Daly Jermyn Healthcare Unit in the Munster area.

    Since joining RDJ in 1997 Fergal has acted for both public health systems and private health systems instructed by both the State Claims Agency Clinical Indemnity Scheme and private insurers such as Allianz, Travelers Insurance Company (formerly St. Pauls) representing both public and private hospitals from Wexford south to Cork and west to Limerick and all points in between.

    Fergal represents intellectual disability organisations and institutions, private insurers in relation to alternative healthcare professionals from acupuncturists to counsellors and also represents pharmacies and physiotherapists.

    Fergal is a member of the UCC Medical Ethics Committee.


    “Informed Consent”, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Core Curriculum, June 2017, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin


    University College Cork (BCL)


    Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland.


    • Fergal is recognised for exceptional standing in the legal community in The Legal 500 2018 and in Chambers Europe 2018.
    • Fergal Dennehy is a well-established and well-known healthcare partner. Fergal is very committed, focused and strategic, which has assisted in achieving excellent results. Fergal has an excellent rapport with legal colleagues - The Legal 500
    • Fergal Dennehy has an easy manner and quick wit, and wears his deep knowledge and his sound judgement lightly, without missing a beat on the issues at hand.‘ - The Legal 500
    • ‘Fergal Dennehy is always attentive and engaging. He is an excellent negotiator with great knowledge of the law and always up to date on the latest developments. He also has great interpersonal skills, particularly in dealing with clients who are always reassured by his professionalism - The Legal 500
    • Clients say: "He is fantastic to work with, has a very positive attitude and gels everyone in the team together. He has extensive experience in medical defence and is entirely committed to providing top-level service." - Chambers Europe
    • "Fergal is able to provide ‘excellent pre-trial briefs, which hone in on the crucial issues."- The Legal 500

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