Tallans Solicitors are delighted to announce that experienced litigator Orla Shevlin has joined the practice from the Top 5 legal firm, William Fry.
She will join the established practice as a senior personal injury, medical negligence and commercial litigation expert.
Orla Shevlin, a graduate of University of Ulster, brings a wealth of experience having acted for national and international clients in diverse areas of litigation during her 9 years with William Fry. She has expertise in the areas of personal injury, medical negligence, commercial litigation, construction litigation, property disputes, consumer law and data protection.
“I’m delighted to welcome Orla to the Tallans litigation team. Our people are our strength. Hiring Orla with her extensive experience in personal injury, medical negligence and commercial litigation is fundamental to the growth and success of our business.” said Sheila Cooney, Managing Partner of Tallans Solicitors. “The last 12 months have been an exceptionally busy time for us in terms of medical negligence and personal injury litigation so Orla is a very welcome addition.”
Sheila added “Not only does Orla bring a depth of unrivalled experience from her time in William Fry, one of the top 5 legal firms in the country, she is incredibly approachable. We are solicitors who care about clients and she exudes this value. Having Orla on the team will support even more people from Drogheda and the surrounding areas in the area of litigation, especially personal injury, medical negligence and commercial.”
Orla also has an interest in alternative dispute resolution and is an accredited mediator. In addition, she is a guest lecturer at the Chartered Accountants of Ireland.
“I’m delighted to join Tallans. They are a progressive, successful practice with a heart. The minute you step into the office, you know you’re surrounded by expertise as well as people who actually care. It’s all about the client. I’m really excited to get started.”
Ms Shevlin was introduced to the Court at the end of March and given a warm welcome by Mr Justice Coughlan.
Tallans Solicitors was established in 1889, 23 staff in its Drogheda and Ashbourne offices and is the North East’s largest law firm. The firm specialises in personal injury, medical negligence, family law, conveyancing, wills and probate and commercial litigation.