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Tom Hayes

Partner

Dublin

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Tom Hayes is "a leading name in the area".

Chambers Europe

Expertise

Tom is a partner and head of the Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department at Matheson.  He also heads the Healthcare Group.

During the course of his career he has advised a number of corporates, hospitals, healthcare organisations and professionals concerning malpractice and product liability litigation in high value and complex cases as well as offering general advice on healthcare related issues.  He regularly represents professionals in relation to malpractice claims, statutory inquiries, inquests and professional disciplinary proceedings.

He has worked extensively with clients on developing strategies to ensure cases are dealt with efficiently and cost effectively with an emphasis on minimising legal spend and, in appropriate cases, resolving claims quickly. He has a strong interest in alternative dispute resolution and has successfully mediated a number of claims.  In this jurisdiction he regularly advises medical and dental practitioners concerning the defence of disciplinary proceedings before their regulatory bodies and has been involved in some of the most high profile disciplinary Inquiries before the Irish Medical Council, High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in recent years.

He has a strong interest in clinical governance and has lectured extensively on healthcare related topics concerning risk management and the management of claims and professional disciplinary litigation generally.

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Accolades

Recognised for Healthcare Law
Best Lawyers Ireland 2018 edition

Tom Hayes is named a leading lawyer.
European Legal 500 2017

"Tom Hayes' work is always of a high standard".
Chambers Europe 2017

It’s very clear that the firm, and particularly Tom go out of their way to help out, outside of legal work, giving time to workshops, training and conferences. They’re very much on the pulse of things.
Chambers Europe 2016

Tom Hayes has a "strategic way of thinking and tactical approach to cases. He is three steps ahead and the clarity of his advice is exceptional". 
Chambers Europe 2016

Tom Hayes is named a leading individual.
European Legal 500 2016

Tom Hayes is recommended. 
European Legal 500 2016

Tom Hayes has a leading reputation as a healthcare litigator.
Chambers Europe 2015

Tom Hayes is named a leading individual.
European Legal 500 2015

Tom Hayes heads the healthcare group and is "a leading name in the area".
Chambers Europe 2014

Tom Hayes is "enthusiastic and proactive".
European Legal 500 2014 

Tom Hayes "is clear and thorough, and takes on board what we have to say. We always come out of meetings satisfied we have dealt with the case and will get the right result".
Chambers Europe 2013

Tom Hayes is recommended.
European Legal 500 2013

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Education

Qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales (non-practising)
VIC and NSW Australia (non-practising)
Member of Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)
BA (Hons) Law and Politics

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