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DWF appoints new healthcare Director in Dublin

11 March 2024

DWF, the global provider of integrated legal and business services, has added Janet Keane as a new healthcare Director to its team in Dublin.

With over 15 years of expertise in healthcare law and clinical negligence, Janet Keane joins the global legal business from Callan Tansey Solicitors LLP as a Director in DWF's healthcare team, which operates across all four legal jurisdictions in the UK and Ireland. 

Working on behalf of leading global insurers and medical defence organisations, Janet has represented and defended consultants, GPs, and private hospitals in landmark medical cases and advised on the defence and management of complex medical malpractice cases.

Commenting on her appointment, Janet said: "I am delighted to join DWF's healthcare team in Dublin. DWF's reputation, culture and strong global presence attracted me to the business and I'm really looking forward to being a part of the team's future successes."

Chris Wheeler, Acting Executive Partner of DWF in Dublin said: "I am pleased to welcome Janet to DWF in Dublin. Janet's appointment marks a strategic move in our continued efforts to strengthen our presence in Ireland. 

"With DWF offices located in Belfast and Dublin, and solicitors working on a hybrid basis in Cork and Limerick, our operational flexibility enables us to deliver exceptional legal and business services to our clients and communities nationwide."

Lorna McAuliffe, Partner and Head of Insurance and Global Risks in Dublin, added: "We are delighted that Janet has joined the business, bringing her considerable experience in the Medical Negligence field, which will bolster the healthcare team in Dublin and expand our offering to our clients."

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