Mark Irish is a Partner and Personal Injury Lawyer at Ross & McBride LLP.
A passionate advocate for the ‘underdog’, Mark’s legal practice is rooted in a lifelong desire to help people. He brings compassion and a personal touch to all of the cases he takes on, and understands that his work is an important part of helping people get through a difficult time in their lives. With hands-on service and careful attention to detail, Mark works tirelessly to help his clients get results, while also ensuring they are guided and informed every step of the way.
Mark's practice focuses on a wide variety of personal injury cases, including motor vehicle accidents, slip-and-fall cases, long-term disability claims, and commercial and social host liability. He also represents people who have been assaulted, have a medical malpractice claim, or are denied out-of-country OHIP coverage, among other areas of personal injury law.
Mark was born and raised in Oakville and received his Bachelor’s degree from Western University in 2008. 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. In 2020, Mark was made Partner at Ross & McBride.
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.
Mark sits on the Executive of the Hamilton Lawyers Club. In his spare time, Mark plays hockey and spends time with his two very active young children.
Aug 11, 2015
In our digital age, the law surrounding defamation is more relevant than ever.
Jul 28, 2015
Yes – in certain circumstances, the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (“OHIP”) will provide funding for out-of-country medical treatment that isn’t available in Ontario.
Apr 17, 2015
Yes, if you are the victim of a violent crime in Ontario, or the family member of a deceased victim of a violent crime, you are eligible to commence an application at the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (“CICB”).