Making our experience count

Philip Lee has been involved in some of the most high profile and complex healthcare litigation and health and social care matters in Ireland over the last 30 years. 

Philip Lee has one of the longest established healthcare practices in Ireland. The firm is in the unique position of being one of the only firms in Ireland to have a full service offering drawing on expertise from a broad range of practice areas on all issues affecting the healthcare sector. We advise public and private hospitals, hospital groups, the Health Service Executive, health regulators, health insurers, clinicians, new healthcare enterprises, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, healthcare start-ups and medtech.

Quite simply, our experience and expertise in the healthcare sector in Ireland is unrivalled. We understand the complex challenges, the ever-changing regulatory landscape and the often intensive public scrutiny to which the healthcare sector can be exposed. We work closely with our clients to devise practical solutions to the legal issues that arise.

Our healthcare group advises on a full range of issues in this sector including:

      • Clinical governance
      • Claims handling
      • Contracts
      • Corporate governance
      • Child protection
      • Data Protection
      • Defamation and reputation management
      • Dispute resolution and clinical negligence
      • Due diligence
      • Elder and disability law
      • Employment law
      • Food hygiene regulations
      • Healthcare law
      • Health and safety law
      • Information law and governance
      • Insurance
      • Investments, corporate restructuring and mergers and acquisitions
      • Licensing and exploiting intellectual property
      • Medical Malpractice
      • Mental health law
      • Patient safety
      • Procurement challenges
      • Primary care
      • Pharmacy regulations
      • Real estate
      • Regulatory and compliance issues
      • Regulatory and criminal investigations and public inquiries
      • Risk management
      • Safeguarding and vulnerable adults
      • Waste management regulations

Key Contacts

Key Contacts

The practice certainly understands the healthcare system in an environment of ongoing new legislation, applying the law to clinical practice.

Legal 500, 2023

The practice has significant knowledge and experience in the legal aspects of healthcare such as informed consent, clinical reviews and case law. Legal advice is provided in a clear way and linked to the relevant policy and current legislation.

Legal 500, 2021

Good, clear legal advice in relation to legislation and its practical application for clinical practice. Their strength is a common-sense approach when requested to provide legal advice on complex issues for staff and management in the health service.

Legal 500, 2021

I have found the team in Philip Lee extremely professional, responsive to need and demand, and cognisant of the complexities of cases in healthcare that need to be assessed and managed individually.

Legal 500, 2021

Recent transactions and projects

Advanced Medical Solutions Group

Advanced Medical Solutions Group

Cheshire based Advanced Medical Solutions Group plc (AMS) has acquired Dublin counterpart Connexicon. AMS is a world leading specialist in the design, development, manufacture and distribution of novel, high performance tissue-healing technologies. It is an AIM listed...

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Health Service Executive

Health Service Executive

We are delighted to have advised the HSE on a public private partnership for the design, build, finance and maintenance of seven community nursing units across Ireland  (the “CNU PPP Project”) which reached financial close on 7 December 2022. Press release available...

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Evergreen Care

Evergreen Care

A Philip Lee team, including Rebecca McEvoy and Tom Conway, was pleased to act on behalf of Evergreen Care on its acquisition of Castlebridge Manor Nursing Home in Co. Wexford. The sale closed on 7 October. Evergreen Care, led by CEO Eamonn Prone, has worked with...

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