Karen Watret

Karen Watret is a partner at Doyle Solicitors and specialises in Healthcare law in particular medical defence litigation, data protection regulation, medical ethics, risk management and professional negligence and represents State Bodies, Hospitals and healthcare professionals across all Courts and Tribunals. Karen has a BSc in Microbiology, a PhD in Immunology and was a post-doctoral research fellow in HIV/AIDS Immunology. She has many years’ experience in research and development and laboratory diagnostics in both Hospitals and the Biotechnology industry.

Karen was appointed as a Chairperson for the CORU Education and Training Review Teams in 2018 and she currently sits on the Clinical Research Ethics Committee of the Cork Teaching Hospitals.