Meet our legal team

David J Synnott
David J Synnott

Principal Solicitor

David Synnott is the senior partner and founder of the firm. He has been practicing law for more than 30 years, 15 of which have been dedicated exclusively to personal injury. David has been practicing law for the past 35 years and is considered one of the most experienced practitioners in all aspects of the law of personal injuries. David has successfully represented plaintiffs in numerous high value compensation claims and landmark cases, as well as many thousands of victims of everyday accidents.
He firmly believes that ‘the little guy’ should be at least equally well represented as the mighty insurance companies.

Michelle Synnott
Michelle Synnott

Solicitor, LLB

Michelle started working at the firm in 2003. Michelle is a fully qualified solicitor with an LLB from Griffith College. She also holds a Diploma in Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (Dip IP IT).
Areas of practice include; Personal injuries, Medical Law, Fatal injuries, Conveyancing, Wills & Probate, Debt collection and Defamation Law.

Michelle recently qualified with a Diploma with STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), an international professional body for practitioners advising in inheritance and succession planning. She provides practical advice in relation to Wills and Trusts drafting, Estate planning, Enduring Powers of Attorney, Administration of estates, Succession rights and Probate.

If you are planning for the future or dealing with the estate of a deceased loved one, Michelle has the experience and expertise to guide you through the full process.

Sandra Hartford
Sandra HartfordLegal Executive

Legal Executive

Sandra has been working in law for the past 21 years, Her expertise is personal injuries and medical negligence. Sandra has been working alongside Synnott Lawline Solicitors for over 17 years as a Legal Executive. Sandra focuses solely on Personal Injury law and Medical Negligence representing clients who have suffered injuries as a result of road traffic accidents, accidents in the workplace, medical and cosmetic negligence as well as industrial and occupational disease. Sandra has managed extensive files including; the 2009 High Court Ruling, Yang Yun –v- MIBI, the case which moved the goal posts in relation to Catastrophic Injuries whereby the upper limit on those cases was increased to €450,000.

Andrew Synnott
Andrew Synnott

Intern / Apprentice

Introducing our newest intern/apprentice, Andrew Synnott. Andrew recently joined Synnott Lawline and has already made himself an invaluable asset. We have no doubt that Andrew will make an excellent solicitor.

Martina Gowran
Martina Gowran

Legal Executive

Martina started working at the firm in January 2016. Martina holds a Professional Diploma in Insurance and worked for a Global Insurance Company for nearly 15 years. Martina focuses solely on Personal Injury Law representing clients who have suffered injuries as a result of road traffic accidents and accidents in the workplace.

Elkie Mills
Elkie Mills

Legal Executive

Elkie joined Synnott Lawline as a Legal Executive in July.