Ernie Telford

Ernie qualified as a solicitor in 1976 and has been admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Ireland, Northern Ireland and England and Wales.  Ernie graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast in 1972 with an Honours Degree in History and Politics and he joined MTB, which is the sister firm of F V. Harty & Co, in 1973. He is also a partner in F V Harty & Co.

He is one of the UK’s leading specialists with extensive experience in all areas of litigation including defamation, professional negligence and medical negligence* and he brings this experience to F V Harty & Co. which specialises in litigation in Ireland.

Ernie is singled out in the prestigious Chambers UK 2016 for his expertise in clinical negligence and is a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 UK 2015 edition.


*In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury Litigation*
  • Professional Negligence
  • Medical Negligence*

Career Highlights

  • Top Ranked Chambers UK, 2015
  • Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer, 2015

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