March 21, 2023
Intern vacancy based in Dublin office
Due to continued growth, we’re looking to recruit another intern to join our highly regarded team based in Dublin 2. Interns at Lavelle Partners get the opportunity to work across...
I can't tell you how much I appreciate the amazing legal work Avril Scally and Lavelle Partners did on my behalf. Avril and the team did everything in their power to help me to settle and resolve my case. I am so grateful for her passion, dedication, and professionalism. I've never hired a solicitor before, but Lavelle Partners are no doubt the best company I could have ever worked with. Thank you so much!!! Anna Nakoskina, medical negligence client, 2022
Avril Scally is a partner on the Medical Negligence and Personal Injury Team at Lavelle Partners. She specialises in complex medical negligence claims and is vastly experienced in areas like catastrophic and fatal injury due to medical negligence, birth injuries and wrongful birth as a result of negligence including cerebral palsy and Erbs Palsy among others, spinal injuries, cancer misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, the CervicalCheck screening controversy, nerve damage, negligent care and surgical negligence.
With more than 18 years’ experience in her field, Avril is well-known within the profession for representing a significant number of claimants in high-profile cases like the Hepatitis C Tribunal, the Surgical Symphysiotomy Payment Scheme and cases against various hospitals and medical device providers like DePuy.
She acts as a specialist advisor in relation to many medical negligence claims including birth injuries like cerebral palsy and Erbs palsy, defective medical devices and orthopedic cases among many others.
She is a go-to expert in relation to complex medical negligence claims for many media outlets and often speaks on the topic of medical negligence at conferences and events and is an active member of the DSBA Litigation Committee. She has been a panel speaker for the Advanced Diploma in Medical Law in the Kings Inn and regularly speaks on the topic at events such as the Medical Negligence Claims Conference 2022.
Listen to Avril on Highland Radio’s Nine to Noon show talking about the dangers of having cosmetic surgery outside Ireland.
Read Avril’s piece on Dr Scally’s final review in the CervicalCheck scandal and the need for absolute clarity on the duty of candour among healthcare professionals on pages 20 and 21 of the Winter 2022 edition of The Parchment.
Read Avril’s comments in the Sunday Times on patients rights under Irish law following botched surgery abroad.
Read Avril’s analysis of Dr Scally’s Implementation Review Report November 2022 in Irish Legal News.
Read Avril’s comments in the Irish Examiner following the French ruling in the ongoing PIP breast implants case.
Read Avril’s thoughts on contracting Covid-19 in the workplace in The Medical Independent.
Lavelle Partners successfully secured a significant settlement on behalf of a Plaintiff who developed right brachial plexus and a number of other conditions as a result of his negligent delivery
Lavelle Partners secures settlement for a Plaintiff suffering from Cerebral Palsy due to negligence surrounding the circumstances of his birth at a regional hospital
Lavelle Partners successfully settled a matter on behalf of the parents of child that developed Erb’s palsy due to substandard care during his delivery
Lavelle Partners successfully settled a matter on behalf of the parents of a baby that died at birth as a result of hospital negligence
Lavelle Partners secures settlement for Plaintiff who suffered from uterine perforation as a result of the manner in which a LLETZ procedure was performed
Lavelle Partners secured significant settlement for woman who suffered as a result of surgical negligence
Lavelle Partners successfully secured compensation through the Hepatitis C & HIV Compensation Tribunal for a client that had been infected through a blood transfusion in the 1980’s
Anna Nakoskina, medical negligence client, 2022
Medical negligence client, 2022
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Medical negligence client, 2021
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