Shoosmiths serious injury team appoints Dan O'Keeffe

10 August 2023

Shoosmiths’ serious injury team is delighted to welcome Dan O’Keeffe, who joins as a Legal Director.

Joining Shoosmiths from Moosa-Duke in Leicester, Dan acts for clients in complex medical negligence cases and brings with him a particular interest in cauda equina syndrome cases. 

Prior to joining Moosa-Duke, Dan worked at Russell-Cooke in London. Since qualifying, he has exclusively represented claimants in high value, complex, novel and high profile personal injury and medical negligence cases. 

Dan has always been an enthusiastic contributor to his local legal community. He has served in many voluntary roles, including as editor of the Leicestershire Law Society magazine and as president of the Leicestershire Medico-Legal Society. In 2021 Dan was awarded the accolade of Solicitor of the Year by the Leicestershire Law Society.

Throughout his career, Dan has always been an active member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), being office holder on regional and special interest groups. Dan also believes strongly in supporting the next generation of lawyers, by working with and mentoring students.

Phil Barnes, head of Shoosmiths’ serious injury team, said:

“We’re thrilled to have Dan on board. His expertise and impressive track record in representing claimants in high value and complex serious injury claims, especially cauda equina cases, and his focus on delivering the best results for his clients will further enhance the team’s national reputation.”

Dan said:

“I am genuinely delighted to have joined the serious injury team at Shoosmiths. They have a fantastic reputation, both as a firm and individually and I look forward to contributing to the work that they do. Shoosmiths provides clients with a first class service by thinking outside of the box and they are not afraid to challenge the legal landscape in order to achieve success for their clients. I would like to think that I share this philosophy and drive. I am passionate about fighting for clients, who have suffered life changing injuries and need expert support to help them rebuild their lives.  I am excited to be able do this as part of the Shoosmiths team.”



This information is for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. It is recommended that specific professional advice is sought before acting on any of the information given. © Shoosmiths LLP 2024

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