Anna McCarthy - Solicitor

Anna McCarthy

Key Practice Areas

General Data Protection Regulations, Healthcare

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Anna graduated from Cambridge University in 2009, before gaining a Masters in Law from QUB.  Anna commenced her apprenticeship with Carson McDowell in 2011, and obtained her professional qualification from Queen's Institute of Professional Legal Studies, before being admitted to the Roll of Solicitors.  Anna works within the Healthcare team at Carson McDowell and assists in the defence of healthcare professionals.  On the instructions of Dental Defence organisations, Anna assists dentists in Northern Ireland in relation to claims brought against them.  Anna also assists pharmacists with civil claims, including dispensing error cases.  Anna works closely with partner Clare Bates, and has gained experience in the law relating to public inquiries.  Anna also works in the area of Information Law, and has assisted clients with Data Protection, access to Health Records, and Freedom of Information matters.  Anna has assisted in relation to a number of cases which have come before the Information Rights Tribunal, and has also advised in relation to the management and containment of data protection breaches, and investigations by the Information Commissioner’s Office.