Solicitors

Deirdre O'Sullivan - Solicitor

Deirdre O’Sullivan is a Solicitor in the Healthcare team at Hayes Solicitors. She acts on behalf of public hospitals and private medical and dental practitioners in the defence of clinical negligence claims.

Prior to joining Hayes, Deirdre worked in a highly regarded law firm which specialises in medical negligence, defective product liability and personal injuries actions.

Expertise

Deirdre O’Sullivan is a Solicitor in the Healthcare team at Hayes Solicitors. She acts on behalf of public hospitals and private medical and dental practitioners in the defence of clinical negligence claims.

Prior to joining Hayes, Deirdre worked in a highly regarded law firm which specialises in medical negligence, defective product liability and personal injuries actions.

Experience

  • At Hayes solicitors, Deirdre has experience in the defence of clinical negligence claims including surgical errors and missed or delayed diagnosis claims.
  • She assists as part of a team on high value catastrophic injury claims, which require detailed investigations into liability and quantum.
  • Deirdre has experience in High Court Plaintiff medical negligence actions including claims relating to oncology, gynaecological and obstetric injuries, general surgical errors and fatal injury claims. 
  • She has advised clients in personal injuries actions arising from accidents at work, road traffic accidents and public liability claims.
  • She has experience in product liability litigation involving actions taken by patients who received DePuy ‘ASR’ hip implants which were the subject of a global recall in 2010 due to a defect in the product.

Qualifications/Education

  • LL.B. (Bachelor of Laws), University of Limerick, 2009
  • LL.M. (Master of Laws), University College Dublin, 2010
  • Professional qualification as a solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2018

Memberships

  • Member of the Law Society of Ireland
  • Irish Women’s Legal Association