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Mark Irish


Year of call: 2012

Mark is an associate lawyer at Ross & McBride LLP, practising in the Personal Injury Group.

 Mark graduated from Western University in 2008 with an Honors Specialization in Political Science.  He graduated from law school at Dalhousie University in 2011. 


Following law school, Mark articled with Ross & McBride LLP and joined the firm as an associate lawyer following his call to the Bar in 2012.


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


Mark sits on the Executive of the Hamilton Lawyers Club, and is an Ontario Bar Association Council Member for the Central-South Region.


Mark’s practice includes a wide variety of personal injury cases.  While his primary focus is motor vehicle accidents, slip-and-falls, and commercial and social host liability, he also represents people who have been assaulted, have a medical malpractice claim, or who have been denied out-of-country OHIP coverage, among other areas.


Mark has appeared before the Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO), the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT), the Health Services Appeal and Review Board (HSARB), the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB), as well as other bodies and tribunals.


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

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