Philip Lee appoints Marie Kinsella as head of healthcare

Marie Kinsella
Marie Kinsella

Commercial law firm Philip Lee has announced the appointment of Marie Kinsella as head of its healthcare group.

Ms Kinsella, who joined the firm as a partner a year ago, will lead a team with particular expertise in healthcare litigation and risk management, elder, disability and mental health law, patient safety, primary care, pharmacy regulations, health and safety law, food hygiene and tobacco regulations, regulatory and criminal investigations and public inquiries, and defamation and reputational management.

She will draw on her clinical background and her previous experience in two leading UK healthcare law firms advising the NHS, Capsticks in London and Hempsons in Manchester, before she returned to Ireland. She has over 22 years’ experience of advising clients in the area of healthcare law and brings a wealth of specialist expertise in the sector to the firm.

Ms Kinsella said: “Since joining Philip Lee, I have been very impressed by the enthusiastic and innovative healthcare team. They have a deep understanding of the healthcare landscape in Ireland and a very well-deserved reputation for being one of the best healthcare teams in country. I am delighted to be working with and leading the team.”

Managing partner Jonathan Kelly said: “Philip Lee has been advising clients in the health sector in Ireland for over 20 years. Marie has been at the forefront of healthcare regulation for a similar period and her appointment adds significant depth of experience to our established healthcare practice.”

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