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.


*In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.


We were delighted with the service provided. Everything was great and we could not have asked for anything more. In all our dealings with the firm, everyone was fantastic. The outcome was excellent”.

Cathy, Medical Negligence Client

Latest News & Insights

Historic Recognition for Sligo Solicitor

Roger Murray, joint Head of Medical Negligence at Callan Tansey, was among the very first solicitors in the State to be granted Letters of Patent of Precedence on 1 September, 2020.

Could COVID-19 drive important changes in the Irish Court System?

The COVID 19 crisis has been massively disruptive to court sittings as it has to many other essential activities. High Court personal injuries sittings have been suspended since mid-March.

69 year old woman who suffered stroke after being discharged from Sligo Hospital awarded €710,000 lump sum plus €250,000 per year

The family’s solicitor, Roger Murray, said it was a case which was tailor-made for a Periodic Payment Order.

HSE apologises to woman, 69, who suffered stroke after discharge without blood-thinning medication

The HSE has apologised in court to a 69-year old woman who suffered a major stroke after she was discharged from a hospital without her blood-thinning medication.