Patrice O’Keeffe

Patrice O'Keeffe Partner

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Patrice is a Partner in the Healthcare and Litigation Departments. She is a trusted advisor to professional indemnity insurers in relation to coverage disputes. She works in an environment with emphasis on alternative dispute resolution and case management. She is a CEDR Accredited Mediator.

She has specialist expertise in the defence of high value complex medical negligence claims and advising on healthcare regulatory matters. Patrice has extensive experience in civil litigation, acting for insurance companies, indemnifiers, and plaintiffs. Patrice is known for her quick problem solving and ability to find alternative solutions. Clients commend her for her constant commitment and personable approach from beginning to end.

Patrice advises healthcare providers on all aspects of healthcare law to include consent to treatment, mental health issues, coroner’s court, regulatory matters, confidentiality, and risk management.

Patrice is a former member of the Law Society’s Human Rights Committee, and a member of the Law Society’s Litigation Committee. Patrice regularly gives talks and provides instructional seminars to clients on a range of topics.

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Data Protection/GDPR and Freedom of Information
  • Disputes and Litigation
  • Health and Social Care
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Public Law
  • BCL, UCC LL.M., Queen’s University Belfast
  • CEDR Accredited Mediator
  • Member of the Roll of Solicitors, Law Society of Ireland
  • Member of the Human Rights Committee, Law Society of Ireland
  • Former Member of the Litigation Committee, Law Society of Ireland
  • Member of the Southern Law Association