Our Team

Our Team2024-05-09T11:25:26+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.
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.
Kate HeffernanSolicitor
Kate is a Solicitor at Mercy Law Resource Centre. Previously, she worked with Arthur Cox LLP, as an Associate in the Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Investigations department, working on proceedings and investigations focusing on the health care, professional services and financial sectors.

Erika HayesSolicitor
Erika Hayes is a solicitor at Mercy Law Resource Centre. Previously, she worked as a Legal Officer with Global Legal Action Network on corporate accountability for human rights abuses. She has experience as a volunteer lawyer with numerous human rights organisations in Ireland, the UK and Africa, including in access to justice for women and in refugee and asylum law. She has also worked in private practice and as a legal consultant in Dublin and London.

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.
Siobhán TraceyCommunications and Fundraising Lead
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.
In her spare time Miriam is an active member of her local Soroptimist International Club, and her local parish community.

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.
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