There became a massive turnout for the release at Smock Alley in Dublin’s ultimate night of Caldwell & Robinson Solicitors as the first all-Ireland family law company.
The mid-sized Derry firm has existed considering 1910 – “long earlier than there was a border” – dealing with accomplice Philip Gilliland told Gazette. Ie.
“Derry is the regional city for north-west Ulster, and we’ve usually serviced all of these clients, seeing that 1910, which makes us the maximum incorporated all-Ireland law company in existence, even earlier than we opened this Dublin office.”
Just under 50% of the company’s sales are from the Republic – even before the March commencing of the completely-staffed Dublin workplace at The Capel Building in Dublin 7.
The firm already has a significant exercise inside the South in home and worldwide personal family regulation and infant regulation, thru partner Karen O’Leary.
It also operates an all-Ireland company and industrial law exercise.
The increase in east-west and north-south migration, blended with growing political instability, feeds a developing demand for this type of trans-country-wide legal provider, he stated.
Caldwell & Robinson has now recruited an eminent circle of relatives, lawyer Geraldine Keehan (pictured), to move up its new Dublin workplace.
Geraldine joins distinguished own family regulation practitioner Karen O’Leary within the exercise. Both legal professionals are tri-certified in England and Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland.
The pair specializes in private and public family and infant regulation in Ireland and pass-border jurisdiction cases.
Caherciveen-born Karen is a daughter of reputable Kerry vet Frank O’Leary.
Brexit brings increased cognizance on the challenges of jurisdictional problems in own family law, she stated.
O’Leary has practiced in London and Brussels and now divides her work, 1/2 and a half, between the North and South.
Geraldine Keehan advises on the utility of global law, specifically regarding the motion of youngsters between jurisdictions.
Cross-border instances are always complex, Geraldine informed the collection, and they may turn out to be ever extra so within the event of Brexit. Still, the recognition will continue to be on hand over a top-elegance service to customers, she said.