Mercy Law Resource Centre is delighted to welcome our new Managing Solicitor Aoife Kelly – Desmond. Aoife will join Solicitor Sinead McGarrigle, Solicitor Paul Dornan and Volunteer Solicitors Aoife Gillespie & Geraldine Hynes.
Previously, Aoife worked as a solicitor in A&L Goodbody and Matheson, where she advised commercial entities, in particular financial institutions, and public bodies on investigations, regulatory matters and complex litigation and disputes.
Aoife is Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of Plan International Ireland, an international charity that aims to advance children’s rights and promote equality for girls.
Aoife is a member of the Law Society of Ireland, a graduate of University College Cork and has completed post-graduate programmes in law and business disciplines with Queen Mary, University of London, the Leicester Castle Business School, DeMontfort University of Leicester, and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research.
Aoife’s experience of advocacy, front line experience, passion for social equality and wide-ranging legal and regulatory knowledge will greatly strengthen the work of MLRC and enrich the quality of our services. We warmly welcome her diversity of legal skills and experience and look forward to this next chapter for Mercy Law.