AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Aisling became a tenant at Kings Chambers in September 2018, following the completion of a specialist clinical negligence and Court of Protection pupillage under the supervision of Helen Mulholland, Richard Livingston and Sam Karim QC.
Aisling has experience in a wide range of clinical negligence disputes, including those involving misdiagnosis, substandard treatment and consent. She also accepts instructions in all areas of personal injury work.
In addition, Aisling now has a fast-growing Court of Protection practice specialising in both health and welfare, and property and affairs cases.
Year of call: 2017
Aisling has experience in a wide range of clinical negligence disputes, including those involving misdiagnosis, substandard treatment and consent. She has drafted pleadings and provided advice on quantum and liability for both claimants and defendants. She is comfortable conducting conferences with medical experts, and dealing with complex issues of causation. Aisling is keen to develop her clinical negligence practice further, and has a particular interest in cases involving an intersection with mental capacity law.
Aisling has a fast-growing Court of Protection practice specialising in both health and welfare, and property and affairs cases.
In her health and welfare work, Aisling regularly acts on behalf of P, local authorities and family members. She is experienced in handling deprivation of liberty cases (including both Section 21A and Section 16 applications), as well as cases involving more complex restrictions such as covert medication, sexual relations and the removal of body hair.
Aisling has represented the Public Guardian, professional deputies and local authorities in a number of cases involving lasting powers of attorney and deputyships. She is especially interested in applications made pursuant to Section 22 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
Aisling accepts instructions in all areas of personal injury law, including road traffic accidents, employers’ liability and public liability. She regularly represents both claimants at defendants at trial, assessment of damages hearings, application hearings and case management conferences. Aisling has a developing paper practice, which includes drafting pleadings and advice on liability and quantum, as well as skeleton arguments for appeals.
BPTC: BPP University Law School, Manchester (2017)
BA Hons (Jurisprudence): Magdalen College, University of Oxford (2016)
Lowry-Calvert Scholarship - Middle Temple
Littleton Chambers Labour Law Prize - University of Oxford
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