Clare Daly

Clare Daly

Solicitor

Practice Areas

Childcare  Family Law

 

Experience

Clare practices primarily in the Child Care Team in CKT. Clare has over 14 years of broad and varied experience in legal practice, specialising in child protection, data protection including the data rights of children; litigation, personal injuries, mental health law, education law, family law and has advocated in the District, Circuit and High Courts. For over 10 years she advised a statutory body charged with investigating breaches of children’s rights.  Clare has considerable experience providing advices to organisations on their child protection obligations and has advised statutory bodies, insurance companies, sporting & religious bodies, charities, universities, schools and numerous organisations working with children.

She has extensive experience in the area of insurance defence work; advising insurance companies, local authorities and the telecom sector, and has advised on a range of contentious matters, particularly personal injury defence, data protection and product liability, having practical experience in all aspects of litigation procedure, particularly in the High Court.

With wide-ranging experience in the area of family law, Clare has experience in all manner of family law litigation, including applications for divorce and separation, reliefs under the Co-Habitation legislation, maintenance, guardianship, custody, access, domestic violence and emergency applications, adoption, Hague Convention (parental child abduction), applications in respect of the Family Home (including negative equity and debt protection of spouse), Pension Adjustment Orders and Succession Act applications. 

 

Clare is a regular lecturer in the Law Society Professional Practice Course on Advanced Family Law and in the Diploma and Certificate programmes, in the areas of child protection and data protection law. She has published articles in the Irish Journal of Family Law, Irish Educational Studies Journal, local print and news media, and was quoted in the Sunday Times Ireland and RTE online. She has presented in conferences in UCC, UCG, Legal Island, and various conferences including the IPB Conference on Managing the Risk of a Criminal Investigation . Clare co-authored “Adoption law and practice under the Revised European Convention on the Adoption of Children” (2013).

 

Professional

  • B.Comm, BCL, LL.M
  • Certificate in District Court Advocacy
  • Diploma in Family Law
  • Diploma in Regulatory Law and Practice
  • Member of the Roll of Solicitors, Law Society of Ireland
  • Attorney at Law (NY)
  • Admitted to Practice in England and Wales
  • Past Member Cork Family Lawyers Association
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