Partners

Kevin Dunne - Partner

Kevin is a partner practising in the Healthcare team at Hayes solicitors. He has substantial court and litigation experience, having acted for a wide variety of plaintiffs, as well as on behalf of a number of insurance companies in the defence of personal injury actions.

Kevin specialises in professional negligence with particular emphasis on the defence of medical, dental and veterinary negligence claims. Kevin also advises professionals on all regulatory matters from dealing with complaints to their respective regulatory bodies, such as the Medical Council of Ireland, through to conclusion of the process. Kevin also represents doctors at inquests.

Expertise 

Kevin is a partner practising in the Healthcare team at Hayes solicitors. He has substantial court and litigation experience, having acted for a wide variety of plaintiffs, as well as on behalf of a number of insurance companies in the defence of personal injury actions.

Kevin specialises in professional negligence with particular emphasis on the defence of medical, dental and veterinary negligence claims. Kevin also advises professionals on all regulatory matters from dealing with complaints to their respective regulatory bodies, such as the Medical Council of Ireland, through to conclusion of the process. Kevin also represents doctors at inquests.

Experience 

  • Kevin has represented a substantial number of doctors and hospitals on behalf of the Medical Protection Society (MPS) and State Claims Agency (SCA) in medical negligence claims. This work includes representing professionals at Inquests around Ireland
  • Medical Council of Ireland - Kevin also advises the Medical Protection Society and its member doctors on all regulatory matters including attending before the Medical Council of Ireland
  • Dental - Kevin advises professionals involved in investigations or disciplinary matters. He also advises dentists individually and on behalf of Dental Protection
  • Veterinary - He advises the Veterinary Defence Society in relation to complaints and material damage claims against veterinary surgeons.

Qualifications/Education

  • BA degree in History and German, University College Dublin
  • Bachelor of Laws Degree, University of Wales.
  • Professional qualification as a solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2001

Memberships 

  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Dublin Solicitors Bar Association, member of the Litigation Committee

Other 

  • Kevin has contributed articles to professional publications and made presentations to the Irish Dental Association, the Faculty of Radiologists in Ireland and others on dental, medical and regulation issues.