Based in Cork, Munster, Ireland


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Noel Doherty FitzGerald Legal & Advisory LLP Cork

Noel Doherty is a consultant Solicitor in FitzGerald Legal & Advisory LLP. He has a thriving practice in the areas of employment law, child and family law, child protection, and charity governance. Noel also provides client services in IT & Data Protection Law.

Noel is a co-founder of the Irish Association of Collaborative Practitioners (ACP), is a trained mediator and collaborative practitioner and he provides ADR solutions to a wide variety of clients.

Noel has represented the HSE and Tusla in public child law cases and has been appointed by the Courts to act as a Guardian Ad Litem for children detained in secure facilities and for children who are subject to Care Orders.

Noel is an experienced advocate and has significant experience in litigating contentious matters before the District, Circuit and High Courts.

Before qualifying as a Solicitor, Noel worked as a secondary school teacher and also in various capacities in industry and he draws on his wide experience to help clients find practical, economic and sustainable solutions.

Noel has been involved in designing and delivering numerous trainings on various topics for the Law Society Law School, the Cork Family Lawyers Association, University College Cork, Disability Federation of Ireland, Child and Family Agency and various charitable and voluntary organisations.

Noel is an active member of the executive of the Cork Family Lawyers Association and is a former chairperson of the organisation.

Noel is also active in the charity sector and is currently on the board of DSI Cork (Down Syndrome) and is a former chair and board member of the Cork Anti-Poverty Resource Network.  He continues to play an active role in the governance of the Network. Noel has strong links with the community and voluntary sector in Cork and regularly engages in projects to raise funds for charitable causes.

Noel is a regular contributor to local and national radio and print media on topical legal issues and is an avid and active touring cyclist.


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