Rachael Liston

Managing Partner
Rachael Liston

Rachael qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and specialises in medical negligence and professional negligence. She has almost 20 years of experience in representing victims of medical negligence and professional negligence.

She won Dublin Solicitor of the Year at the Irish Law Awards in 2017. Rachael and her team also won Medical Negligence Law Firm of the Year at the Irish Law Awards in 2019.

Rachael is best known for high profile cases involving baby deaths at Portlaoise Hospital and Portiuncula Hospital. She was also involved in exposing breast cancer misdiagnosis in St James’s Hospital in 2018. She appeared on the Prime Time Investigates programme, Fatal Failures in January 2012, having represented Mark and Roisin Molloy in relation to the death of their son at Portlaoise Hospital.

Rachael also appeared on the Prime Time Investigates programme, Under the Microscope, in February 2018 having represented Alison McCormack regarding a cancer misdiagnosis case involving St James’ Hospital. She is regularly interviewed on radio and tv in relation to medical negligence cases and exposés in the Irish health system.

Rachael has a wealth of experience in successfully representing victims of medical negligence throughout Ireland. She leaves no stone unturned in investigating cases of medical negligence and offers compassionate and expert advice to individuals and families who have suffered serious and often catastrophic injuries because of medical mistakes and surgical errors. Rachael has experience in all areas of medical negligence.

Rachael represents families at inquests throughout the country. She has been involved in many high-profile inquests which have provided much-needed answers to families left behind following the death of a loved one.

She also specialises in professional negligence claims and has successfully represented numerous claimants in relation to claims arising from negligent advice received from solicitors, barristers, accountants, architects, engineers, surveyors, and trustees. She also represents claimants in relation to financial mis-selling and disputes with regards to losses arising from advice provided by a bank or financial institution.

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Ireland
Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
AVMA (Action for Victims of Medical Accidents)
Professional Negligence Lawyers Association
Tel: +353 (0)1-9123240

Client Testimonials

“Rachael was always there for me, to answer my questions, my phone calls, and she was always patient. I always felt that she really cared about me, my case, doing her best to help me find the answers I needed and that were able to be answered. I was impressed especially when I saw Rachael and the team members at the inquest. You were, and still are, a super team, looking for all the details, not forgetting a comma, a point, no details would escape you. Thank you for your fight, words, true care and hard work. You will be always in my mind and heart.

You helped me in every step, to make sure that I took care of myself and to remind me I was never alone. Closing this chapter in my life has been very important. I now have the opportunity to start over, try again, and find happiness. I would not be where I am now, without you. Thank you.”

“Dear Rachael, Perhaps it is because you deal with medical negligence and all the grief that so often entails, but I was struck, and appreciated, how you so quickly recognised how distressing the past several years have been for me.”
“Rachael, on behalf of the family I wish to thank you for all you achieved for the family at Mediation. It is a great relief to us all that the case has been settled. We can never thank you enough.”
“Affording me the opportunity for justice in medical negligence Rachael Liston, in succeeding in winning the case – undid a great deal of hurt and ultimately restored my faith in human nature. For that I am very grateful.”