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Philip Lee announces the appointment of Marie Kinsella as Partner

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Philip Lee is delighted to announce the appointment of Marie Kinsella as Partner.

Marie brings a wealth of experience to the firm with her specialist expertise in the areas of financial services regulation, healthcare and pharmaceutical law, public and administrative law, criminal investigations, statutory and non-statutory inquiries and regulatory.

She has advised on and represented clients in some of the most high-profile investigations and inquiries in Ireland including the Commission of Investigation into deaths in Leas Cross Nursing Home, the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation, the Portlaoise Inquiry and the Scally Inquiry into Cervical Check.

For the past 20 years, Marie has been at the forefront in the development of healthcare and pharmaceutical regulation in Ireland and the UK in both contentious and non-contentious matters.

More recently, during her time at the Central Bank of Ireland, she was an enforcement manager on the high profile and complex tracker mortgage investigation.

Managing Partner, Philip Lee, said: “Marie’s addition to the Philip Lee family is significant for two key areas of the firm.  Her unrivalled experience in the healthcare sector significantly bolsters our existing team.  Marie’s experience in financial regulation and from her time in the Central Bank of Ireland, adds considerable weight to our Banking and Financial Services team.”

Marie qualified as a solicitor in the UK and worked in two leading law firms in the UK representing numerous NHS hospitals in complex clinical negligence cases.  On her return to Ireland in 2004, she worked in a leading law firm advising on healthcare, pharmaceutical, health and safety regulation, prior to joining the enforcement division in the Central Bank of Ireland.


Marie Kinsella