Rebecca Ryan is a partner in the Healthcare Group in the Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department at Matheson. She has over 15 years’ litigation experience in Ireland and the UK in professional negligence, clinical malpractice, product liability, diseases litigation and personal injury.
Rebecca is a leading healthcare lawyer and predominantly advises clinical practitioners and their indemnity bodies on the defence of high value and complex medical malpractice claims in the superior courts. Rebecca also appears before the Medical Council regarding regulatory proceedings, at Inquests, and other tribunals of inquiry held by bodies such as the Health Service Executive and the Health Information and Quality Authority. Rebecca also provides general healthcare advice to healthcare professionals and the healthcare sector generally. Rebecca is an accomplished advocate with a keen interest in mediation and alternative dispute resolution. She advised on one of the first clinical negligence mediations to take place in Ireland.
Prior to joining Matheson, Rebecca qualified as a solicitor with UK law firm Russell Jones and Walker, practising in all areas of personal injury and disease litigation to include asbestos-related claims, repetitive strain injury, vibration white finger and dermatitis. Rebecca lectures to the industry and the Law Society of Ireland on healthcare-related topics and is a regular contributor to leading healthcare journals.
Rebecca is a member of the Medico-Legal Society of Ireland.