Edel O’Connor


Edel trained as a nurse in the Mater Hospital Dublin and after a number of years working both in Ireland and abroad studied law at University College Cork, receiving a BCL degree in 2003.

She trained as a solicitor with Ronan Daly Jermyn, Ireland’s largest regional law firm and was a senior member of their healthcare and medical negligence team. She has extensive experience in dealing with complex medical negligence matters and brings a unique specialisation to this area given her nursing background. Edel regularly represents clients at Inquests and deals with fitness to practice issues for members of the medical profession.

Edel is a certified Mediator and holds a Certificate in Healthcare Law.


  • University College Cork, BCL, Law
  • Law Society of Ireland, Roll of Solicitors, 2012
  • Law Society of Ireland, Certificate in Healthcare Law
  • Friary Law, Mediation

e-Mail: edel.oconnor@mdmsolicitors.ie