Associate, Public and Regulatory
I am an Associate in our Public and Regulatory Law Department. I regularly provide advice to professional regulatory bodies in relation to all aspects of their practice and procedure.
- Public and Regulatory
I am involved in the investigation and preparation of cases before professional conduct committees of regulatory bodies. I have extensive experience in the area of statutory investigations. I also have significant experience in respect of High Court litigation arising from such investigations including emergency suspension applications and defending judicial review proceedings and statutory challenges. My role currently involves working as an in-house Solicitor within a professional regulatory body. As part of this role, I regularly provide advice to the regulator’s preliminary investigations Committee on all aspects of its functions which includes providing advice regarding investigatory powers, fair procedures, registration, education and competence. As an in-house legal advisor I also involves provide legal advice to the Board of the regulatory body and provide instructions to the regulator’s legal advisors in respect of fitness to practise Inquiries.
I have a keen interest in Athletics and competed for many years both at club level for Togher Athletic Club and at Intervarsity level for University College Cork and won multiple Munster, Intervarsity and All Ireland medals for the 400 meter distance.