Raymond is the Managing Partner of Malcomson Law and his key roles include the planning and development of the strategic vision for the business. He established the Dublin office of Malcomson Law in 1996. He leads a team of 45 which includes partners, associate solicitors, professional support and administration staff. Raymond has over 20 years experience in High Court litigation particularly in the area of health law, medical negligence, personal injury, commercial litigation and tribunals of inquiry. He has been a key advisor and negoitator on major changes in Irish legislation and been involved in many high profile cases particulary in the area of health law. He currently leads the Malcomson Law legal team which is representing clients in their action against DePuy Medical Devices. DePuy manufactured the ASR Hip Replacement System which is a metal on metal hip implant which was recalled in August 2010.
Raymond has worked extensively on complex boardroom and partnership disputes. He has acted on behalf of businesses in the High Court in relation to commercial litigation, employment issues and personal injury claims. He is frequently sought after as media commentator and written numerous newspaper articles on a wide range of legal issues. He has lectured extensively in Ireland, America, New Zealand and the UK. Raymond was to the forefront in the development of the law associated with the Coroner’s Court and Inquests. During the course of representing the Nowlan family he worked with the family in lobbying Government and succeeded in having the Coroners Amendment Act 2005 signed into law in December 2005.
Raymond has extensive experience in representing victims of health scandals at public inquiries, compensation tribunals and in the Irish High Court. Since 1995 Raymond has played a key role in representing clients in the Tribunals of Inquiry established to find out how and why people’s health was damaged or destroyed by contaminated blood products. He negotiated with the Irish Government on the enactment of the terms of reference for the Lindsay Tribunal of Inquiry. He appeared at the Lindsay Tribunal on behalf of the Irish Hemophilia Society. In a significant legal decision in 1999, his work was central to the Government’s decision to reverse 150-year old legislation regarding compensation for haemophiliacs infected with HIV and Hep C from contaminated blood products. As a consequence of his work a new compensation scheme was passed into law in 2002.
Honours Law Degree, Trinity College, Dublin.
Masters in Law, Trinity College, Dublin.
Qualified as a solicitor in 1991.
Areas of Practice.
Defective Medical Devices.
Coroner’s Court & Inquests.
Tribunals of Inquiry.
Law Society of Ireland.
Dublin Solicitors Bar Association.
Tel: 00 353 (0) 87444422