Associates

Peter Devitt - Associate

Peter Devitt is an Associate Solicitor in the Healthcare team at Hayes Solicitors. Peter advises medical practitioners and indemnifiers on the defence of medical negligence claims.

Prior to joining the Healthcare team at Hayes solicitors, Peter worked for a leading global firm specialising in Insurance Defence litigation. Peter has over ten years’ experience working in defence litigation and acting for large multinational insurance companies and self-insured public bodies in the defence of a range of high value claims including personal injuries, fatal injuries, employers’ liability, public liability, professional liability, policy indemnity, defamation, serious motor and large property damage claims.

Expertise

Peter Devitt is an Associate Solicitor in the Healthcare team at Hayes Solicitors. Peter advises medical practitioners and indemnifiers on the defence of medical negligence claims.

Prior to joining the Healthcare team at Hayes solicitors, Peter worked for a leading global firm specialising in Insurance Defence litigation. Peter has over ten years’ experience working in defence litigation and acting for large multinational insurance companies and self-insured public bodies in the defence of a range of high value claims including personal injuries, fatal injuries, employers’ liability, public liability, professional liability, policy indemnity, defamation, serious motor and large property damage claims.

Experience

  • Peter is experienced at managing a large portfolio of high value claims.
  • Peter acted for large self-insured public body in three successful applications to dismiss for delay and want of prosecution.
  • Peter has also previously acted for Plaintiffs in Personal Injuries, Medical Negligence, Bullying & Harassment and Professional Indemnity claims.