Niamh has a busy practice in all areas of Chambers' work, with a particular interest in professional negligence, commercial law and professional discipline. She is regularly instructed to advise and draft pleadings in complex professional negligence disputes. Niamh has acted for and against solicitors, barristers, accountants and auditors, construction professionals, insurance brokers, financial professionals, surveyors and valuers. She accordingly has specialist knowledge on issues including limitation, causation, duty of care, quantification of damages including loss of a chance, contributory negligence and claims for contribution from third parties.
Niamh is also developing a busy commercial practice. She has advised and represented clients in disputes relating to arbitration, conflicts of law, registration of foreign judgments and general contract law. Niamh is a confident advocate with wide ranging experience of representing clients in general commercial and common law disputes on the fast-track and multi-track. She is regularly instructed to represent registrants before the Nursing and Midwifery Council's disciplinary panels.
Phone: 020 7643 5000
Year of call: 2007
2006-2007 BVC (Inns of Court School of Law): Outstanding
2005-2006 BCL (University College, Oxford)
2001-2005 LL.B. (Trinity College Dublin (Exhibitioner)): Double First
2010 Scholarship to the Federal Court of Australia, Melbourne (The Pegasus Trust)
2009 Scholarship to attend Florida Bar Trial Advocacy Programme for Civil Practitioners (South-Eastern Circuit)
2007 Baron Dr Ver Heyden de Lancey Prize for best performance by a Middle Temple student in the Bar examinations (Middle Temple)
2007 Everard ver Heyden Foundation Prize (Inns of Court School of Law)
2004 Prize for First Class result in Part I of LL.B. examinations (Trinity College Dublin)
2001-2007 Scholar of Department of Education in Ireland, having placed first in Ireland in Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Irish in A-level equivalent examinations
1995-2001 Scholar of Rathdown School, Dublin