Joe Moore

Managing Director - Joint Head of Healthcare

Joe Moore

Joe Moore

Managing Director - Joint Head of Healthcare

  028 9032 1000 Joe Moore

Joe has been Managing Partner of O’Reilly Stewart since 2004.

A qualified Solicitor Advocate, he is one of the most experienced Litigation lawyers in Northern Ireland, specialising in High Court civil proceedings.    As illustrated in the Case Studies section of this website, Joe has proven experience in conducting a diverse range of complex and sensitive litigation areas, involving some of the most important civil cases concluded in this jurisdiction including:

In 2010 Joe was appointed as Legal Chair of the Exceptional Circumstances Body, which is a School Admissions adjudication tribunal.   He currently lectures on the High Court / Tribunal course at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (Queen’ University) and is a regular speaker on legal aspects of Healthcare law.   Joe is also a member of the High Court Clinical Negligence Liaison Committee chaired by the Senior Queen’s Bench Judge.

Practice Areas

Healthcare Personal Injury Litigation

Recent Experience

  • £9 Million Compensation for Poor Care at Birth Read
  • Breach of Data Privacy case settles for £5,000 Read
  • Claim for Pressure Sores at Residential Care Home Settled Read
  • Settlement of £15,000 for Delayed Diagnosis of Diabetes Read
  • £5M damages award for child with cerebral palsy Read

Significant Cases

  • £5M damages award for child with cerebral palsy Read

Specialist Expertise

  • Birth injury investigation involving children with Cerebral Palsy and neuro-disability
  • High Court Judicial Review proceedings in Education, Planning and Healthcare
  • Catastrophic injury compensation proceedings on behalf of accident victims
  • Family representation at Inquests


  • Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA)
  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
  • Environment & Planning Law Association for NI (EPLANI)
  • Education Law Association (ELAS)