Avril is a highly experienced litigation Solicitor and  specialises in the areas of Medical Negligence, Personal Injury Litigation, Professional Negligence and Class Actions.

Avril’s recent experience includes:

  • Representing women who underwent symphysiotomies
  • Acting for breast cancer patients who experienced a delay in diagnosis and also patients who were misdiagnosed by hospitals in Portlaoise, Louth and Dublin.
  • Representing clients at the Hepatitis C Tribunal, set up to compensate patients who had been infected with Hepatitis C as a result of contaminated blood products.
  • Specialist in cerebral palsy, Erbs palsy and child deafness medical negligence cases.
  • Representing clients in the High Court in a number of personal injury cases, including Road Traffic Accidents, accidents at work, public liability claims and occupier liability claims.
  • Advising clients on applications to the Injuries Board.

Qualifications and Memberships:

  • LLB (Hons) 1997
  • Diploma in Commercial Litigation from The Law Society of Ireland (2008)
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland (2003)
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales (2008)
  • Member of AVMA (Action Against Medical Accidents)
  • Member of APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers)
  • Member of the Litigation Committee of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association