Niamh McKeever



Niamh is a Partner in the Healthcare and Life Sciences team in Dublin.

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About Niamh

  • Biography

    Niamh is a Partner in the Healthcare and Life Sciences team in Dublin. Niamh has a broad range of experience gained in the Insurance sector. Her main practice area is Clinical Risk, Healthcare and Life Sciences.

    Niamh qualified in a large Dublin law firm and has worked in the UK and Ireland both in house and private practice. She has also worked in the Regulation Department of the Law Society and ran her own practice for a number of years. Niamh returned to DAC Beachcroft in 2013, for which she had previously worked for in London.

    Niamh represents clients in the Healthcare sector in the defence of medical negligence claims both on behalf of a large number of international Insurers and on behalf of many healthcare professionals to include consultants, private hospitals, public hospitals, doctors, nurses, counsellors, cosmetic clinics, dentists, diagnostic clinics, fertility clinics, pharmacies, laboratories and medical devices companies. 

    Niamh also advises Healthcare organisations on a wide range of various issues.

    Niamh also acts for Insurers in the area of professional liability and interpretation of policies. She also advises professional associations in the areas of regulation, regulatory change and professional practice.

    Niamh has presented on issues such as Law Reform Commission Insurance reform and a variety of topics to include emerging or legislative changes.

    Niamh is also Chairperson of one of the Independent Tracker Mortgage Redress Panels established by Allied Irish Bank.

    Recommended in Legal 500, 2019, for her "expertise and wise counsel". Her team is noted for "its knowledge, conscientiousness and commitment to the client".  It is ranked in Tier 2 of Legal 500, 2019 for Healthcare and Life Sciences and in Band 2 of Chambers, 2019 for Healthcare Litigation.


Sector Expertise
  • Independent Health

  • Insurance

Service Expertise
  • Dispute Resolution

  • Professional Liability

Office Location


  • Three Haddington Buildings
  • Percy Place, Dublin 4
  • D04 T253, Ireland

+ 353 (0) 1 231 9600

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