Eimear is a partner in our Public and Regulatory Department and is a recognised expert in this area of law. Eimear advises multiple statutory bodies, across a wide range of disciplines. She is experienced in providing legally robust and practical advices to statutory bodies, having particular regard to the factors arising in each case and the various stakeholder interests.
Eimear is a skilled advocate and regularly presents oral hearings and makes oral applications before professional conduct committees as well as the High Court.
Eimear also manages a team of solicitors who investigate and prepare statutory inquires for oral hearing.
An accomplished speaker, Eimear is regularly invited to speak at conferences, workshops and seminars and she is a co-author of the legal text book “Disciplinary Procedures in the Statutory Professions.”
Eimear’s experience includes:
Legal 500 EMEA 2019
The Firm is ‘unique in the level of experience it has in the area of professional regulation’…Eimear Burke represented a regulatory body in a high-profile fitness to practise inquiry.
Chambers Europe 2019
Eimear Burke is “personable, direct and very knowledgeable of professional disciplinary law,” according to market commentators.
Chambers Europe 2018
Eimear Burke regularly represents statutory bodies and has noteworthy experience of acting before professional conduct committees. She also assists with judicial reviews and cases before the High Court and District Courts. She has particular expertise in the healthcare and education sectors.
Chambers Europe 2017
Eimear Burke is well regarded for her knowledge and expertise in professional and regulatory discipline issues, assisting statutory bodies with matters in the education and healthcare sectors. One client says: “She is cognisant of the sensitivities and of the various competing interests, giving holistic advice.”
Chambers Europe 2016
“Very quick to pick up issues and look around the corner to see any impact on future decisions. Amazing experience of statutory bodies and disciplinary proceedings – the firm is a prime adviser for this area.”
“Extremely commercial. An excellent firm doing a brilliant job.”
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