Consultants

Rebecca Conlon - Consultant

Rebecca is a consultant with the Healthcare team at Hayes Solicitors.  She is dual qualified as a nurse and a healthcare solicitor.  Rebecca has 10 years’ experience nursing in acute hospital settings within the NHS and 20 years’ experience in healthcare litigation.  She specialises in the defence of clinical negligence claims.

Expertise

Rebecca is a consultant with the Healthcare team at Hayes Solicitors.  She is dual qualified as a nurse and a healthcare solicitor.  Rebecca has 10 years’ experience nursing in acute hospital settings within the NHS and 20 years’ experience in healthcare litigation.  She specialises in the defence of clinical negligence claims.

Experience

  • Prior to joining Hayes Solicitors Rebecca worked as a Clinical Claims Manager with a hospital indemnifier for almost 8 years managing clinical claims and inquests on behalf of a number of healthcare enterprises.
  • Rebecca’s previous experience includes 7 years as a consultant solicitor and three years’ experience as an assistant solicitor on the healthcare team of an established Legal 500 and Chambers ranked Dublin Firm.
  • She has gained extensive experience in managing clinical negligence claims to include complex investigations into liability, causation and quantum.
  • Her experience also includes representing clinicians at Tribunals of Inquiry
  • Rebecca qualified as a solicitor in London having trained with a niche firm specialising in Plaintiff clinical negligence claims.

Qualifications/Education

  • LLB Queens University Belfast, 1996
  • Legal Practice Course, University of Westminster, 1998
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales, 2000
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland, 2001
  • Masters In Healthcare Ethics and Law, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland 2018

Memberships

  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Board of Dublin Dental University Hospital, 2018
  • Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, 2015-2017