Roger Murray

Roger Murray
Partner, Head of Medical Negligence

Phone: 071 916 2032
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Practice Areas: Medical Negligence

Roger Murray SC, a national leader in the area of medical law, is a partner and head of the Clinical Negligence Unit of Callan Tansey Solicitors. In recognition of his expertise, the Government, in September 2020, granted him the title of “Senior Counsel”, one of the first seventeen solicitors to receive the honour in the history of the State.

He has over 25 years’ experience in medical negligence litigation. He has concluded many landmark cases and been involved in some of the largest awards for medical injury before the courts. He has extensive experience of appearing as an advocate for bereaved families at medical inquests nationwide.

He is a widely sought-after commentator and lecturer in the area of medical law. He has lectured nationwide and spoken at events organised by the IMO, the Coroners’ Association, the Law Society, Law Schools and Bar Associations across the country.


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Latest News & Insights

Sally Rowlette inquest returns medical misadventure verdict

Roger Murray said they would be trying to track down Ms Rowlette’s obstetrician Dr Murshid Ismail who left Sligo months after Ms Rowlette’s death.

Mother suffered stroke after Sligo hospital birth, inquest hears

Sally Rowlette, from Dromore West, died after giving birth to her fourth child in February 2013.


The jury at the inquest into the death of Dhara Kivlehan has returned a unanimous verdict of medical misadventure.

Migraine Diagnosed in Error before Death

Patients who present at hospitals with persistent and severe headaches should receive Cat scans within a minimum timeframe