She completed her traineeship with Arthur Cox and worked in the firm’s Medical Negligence Department.
On leaving Arthur Cox she joined the Litigation Department of a large Irish insurance company and gained exposure to all kinds of litigation on the defence side from an insurance company perspective.
She then joined LK Shields where she spent over three years in the firm’s Litigation Department. On relocating from Dublin to the North-West. she initially worked as a litigation solicitor with the IDA (on secondment) before joining Damien Tansey Solicitors as an Associate in 2015.
Michelle has extensive litigation experience, in particular in professional negligence (including medical negligence / medical misadventure*), insurance disputes, commercial contract disputes, injunctions and debt recovery.
Michelle holds diplomas in Commercial Litigation and Commercial Property from the Law Society of Ireland. She is also a member of the Insurance Institute of Ireland and the Commercial Litigation Association of Ireland.