Ciara Deasy - Senior Associate

Ciara Deasy

Key Practice Areas

Healthcare

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Ciara graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2003 with a BA honours degree in Business and Politics and subsequently obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Dublin Institute of Technology in 2004.

Ciara trained and qualified as a solicitor in 2009 at Dublin based law firm, Hayes solicitors. Post qualification, Ciara joined the healthcare team in Beachcroft Dublin for 2 years prior to joining the in-house legal team at the Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland in London for 6 years.

Ciara specialises in healthcare law and has experience of defending clinical negligence claims against hospitals and individual medical and dental practitioners, and also with defending medical and dental practitioners in relation to regulatory/professional discipline issues and inquests in both Ireland and England.

Ciara joined the healthcare team at Carson McDowell in January 2018 and is based in our Dublin office. Ciara acts on the instructions of Medical Defence Organisations and Insurers, representing the interests of medical and dental practitioners in clinical and dental negligence claims. Ciara works closely with Partner, Claire Harmer.