Solicitor, Galway Office
Thomas is a solicitor practicing in the firm’s Healthcare Litigation Group in Galway. He advises hospitals and healthcare professionals in the defence of medical negligence litigation. He also advises in relation to coroner’s inquests.
Thomas trained with RDJ, gaining experience in medical negligence, as well as in a range of actions on behalf of public insurers. He also gained defence experience in the legal department of Dublin City Council while studying at Trinity College Dublin.
Thomas completed his Master’s degree at the University of Edinburgh after which his dissertation was published in the Bristol Law Review. He has since been published in the Law Society Gazette.
Recently, Thomas completed the Certificate in Mediation provided by the Law Society in conjunction with the Mediator Academy. He also completed the Law Society’s Certificate in Technology Law.
Trinity College Dublin (LLB)
University of Edinburgh Law School (LLM)
Law Society of Ireland (Certificate in Commercial Mediation), (Certificate in Technology Law)
Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland.
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