Key Appointments with two new Partners

We are pleased to announce the promotion of two top lawyers to our partnership, Holmes O’Malley Sexton LLP. Through such appointments this is how our depth of talent and quality underpins the firm’s strategy for continued growth.

Legal experts Rachael O’Shaughnessy and Sean Fitzgerald, who are both nationally recognised for their impressive client portfolios in the areas of medical negligence, workplace accidents and industrial related diseases, have been promoted as Partners to HOMS Assist, part of Holmes O’Malley Sexton LLP.Both lawyers bring their wealth of experience and passion to advocate for fairness and access to justice to our growing client base.

Rachael O’Shaughnessy leads our provision of medical negligence services to clients who have been patients, whose children were patients, or loved ones of deceased patients, impacted adversely by medical negligence.

Speaking on her promotion as Partner, Rachael stated:

Among Rachael’s notable and high profile cases was the recent and successful High Court settlement with the HSE for its ‘deficits in care’ which led to the tragic death of a young pro golfer, husband and father of two.

Sean Fitzgerald leads our workplace accidents team. He provides services to clients who have been the victim of injuries within the workplace or have acquired an industrial related disease during the course of their employment.

With a background in not only law but science, Sean has a reputation for taking on and winning challenging cases for clients. Sean has successfully represented clients in fatal and catastrophic injury cases.

Sean, who also lectures in University of Limerick stated:

Congratulating Rachael and Sean, Robert Bourke, fellow HOMS Assist Partner, explained what these new appointments will mean for our firm and our clients.

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