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Family Law

Family Law Services

Relationship breakdown can be very traumatic and greatly impacts on all the family. Having extensive experience dealing with complex Family Law Disputes we always aim to minimise the upset and distress at this difficult time.

We have the expertise to understand your particular needs and give you practical advice designed to guide you towards achieving a solution that is acceptable to you.

We offer partner-led advice, tailor made to your circumstances. We adopt a sensible and practical approach to the issues at hand.

We have acted for clients in a number of highly publicised family law cases that have set legal precedents now incorporated into Irish Law.

We offer comprehensive legal advice in the following areas:



  • Collaboration
  • Mediation
  • Separation
  • Judicial Separation
  • Divorce
  • Maintenance
  • Guardianship, Access & Custody
  • Nullity
  • Surrogacy
  • Child Abduction
  • Domestic Violence
  • Financial, Property & Pension Adjustment Orders



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accredited mediator with The Mediators' Institute of Ireland South Dublin Collaborative Lawyers and Mediators
Sharon McElligott is a specialist family law practitioner and is a founding member of the South Dublin Collaborative Lawyers and Mediators. Sharon is a collaboratively trained lawyer and an accredited mediator with The Mediators' Institute of Ireland. Sharon serves as a member of the Association of Collaborative Practitioners and the Family Lawyers Association Ireland.