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Mark Irish



Year of call: 2012

Mark is a Personal Injury Lawyer at Ross & McBride LLP.

Mark obtained his honors bachelor’s degree from the University of Western Ontario in 2008, and his Juris Doctor degree from Dalhousie University in 2011.  Raised in Oakville, Mark attended high school at Appleby College.  He was called to the Bar in 2012.

After articling at Ross & McBride LLP, Mark practiced in the Commercial Litigation Group at Ross & McBride LLP before joining the firm’s Personal Injury Group in 2013.

Stemming from his days in commercial litigation, Mark has developed a passion for oral advocacy.  He has appeared as Counsel before many levels of Ontario Courts, and has experience advocating before various boards and tribunals.  Mark has appeared successfully as Appellate Counsel before the Divisional Court of Ontario, and successfully represented clients in appeals before the Health Services Appeal and Review Board.

Mark enjoys a diverse personal injury practice, including motor vehicle accidents, Accident Benefits claims, long-term disability disputes, slip-and-fall accidents, medical malpractice and out-of-country medical coverage disputes.  Mark also assists clients who have been victims of violent crime, including in appeals to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. 

Mark is a keen advocate who understands the importance of carefully listening to his clients, educating them about the complexities of personal injury law, and zealously fighting for their rights at every stage of the litigation. 

Mark is a member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, the Advocates Society, the Hamilton Medical-Legal Society, the Hamilton Lawyers Club, and the Hamilton Law Association.


Areas of Expertise

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Slip and Fall Injuries
  • No-Fault Insurance Claims
  • Long-Term Disability Disputes
  • Medical Malpractice Claims
  • Out-of-Country Medical Coverage Disputes
  • Victims of Violent Crime (Criminal Injuries Compensation Board)

Organizations and Activities

  • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
  • Advocates Society
  • Hamilton Medical-Legal Society
  • Hamilton Lawyers Club
  • Hamilton Law Association.

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