Enya McKenna - Associate

Enya McKenna

Key Practice Areas

Defence Insurance Litigation, Healthcare

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Enya attained a degree in Law (LLB Honours) from Queens University Belfast in 2010. Enya worked as a paralegal in general practice before commencing her apprenticeship with a firm which specialises in all types of personal injury litigation, gaining experience in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Enya was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in NI in 2013.

After qualifying, Enya worked in the General Litigation/Medical Negligence Department of the Directorate of Legal Services, Belfast, where she acted for the Health and Social Care Trusts and Health Board in relation to the defence of clinical negligence, employer’s liability and occupier’s liability claims.

Enya joined Carson McDowell in June 2015 and acts on behalf of various insurers and large companies (insured and self-insured) in relation to the defence of a wide range of employer’s liability, public liability and motor related claims, including but not limited to, slipping/tripping claims, manual handling claims, industrial disease claims and road traffic accident claims in both the County Court and High Court. Enya also acts on behalf of a number of Medical Defence Organisations representing the interests of medical practitioners in the defence of Clinical Negligence claims.

Enya works closely with partner Claire Harmer.

Enya is an active member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL).