Our Team

Our Team2023-03-14T16:38:33+00:00
Aoife Kelly-DesmondManaging Solicitor
Aoife is Managing Solicitor at Mercy Law Resource Centre. Previously, she 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.
Paul Dornan Solicitor
Paul is a solicitor with extensive experience in family and child law having worked for the Legal Aid Board as a part of the civil legal aid and advice team at Finglas Law Centre. Prior to this, Paul was part of the corporate team at A&L Goodbody Belfast, acting on behalf of businesses and charities in relation to corporate legal needs.
Nuala MonaghanLegal Secretary
Nuala has worked with MLRC as legal secretary providing locum and extra cover for periods since 2013, joining the team permanently in 2015. Nuala has worked for the legal profession for many years in small, medium and large legal firms.
Adam BoyleSolicitor
Adam Boyle is a solicitor at Mercy Law Resource Centre. Previously, he worked with McCann FitzGerald LLP as part of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department with a focus on matters involving fraud, defamation, and investigations. He also has experience in employment law, construction, and tax.

Siobhán TraceyCommunications and Fundraising
Siobhán works in Communications and Fundraising at Mercy Law Resource Centre. After working as a solicitor for a number of years, Siobhán moved into Communications and previously worked as Communications Consultant with Concern Worldwide Korea in Seoul.
Miriam NallyFinance Administrator
Miriam a Certified Public Accountant joined Mercy Law Resource Centre in November 2021 as their part time Finance Administrator. She has over 25 years’ experience working in finance roles in the not for profit sector, in health & education organisations.
Kathleen ByrneVolunteer Administrator
Kathleen Byrne is a Sister of Mercy who has worked in the field of education in the United States for a number of years. She has had wide experience of interacting with people of diverse cultures and nationalities, an experience she greatly appreciates.
Geraldine Hynes Volunteer Solicitor
Geraldine is a solicitor and mediator who has been associated with MLRC since 2012. While working with the Equality Authority from 2001-2012, she acted in many ground-breaking discrimination cases.
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