Karen Tobin

Karen Tobin


Practice Areas


Family Law



Karen joined CKT in 1996 and represents clients in the areas of childcare and family law, personal injury and defence litigation. Her family law experience focuses on divorce, judicial separation, civil partnership, nullity, surrogacy, custody and access disputes, maintenance and domestic violence disputes in contentious and non-contentious matters. In the area of child law, she represents State clients primarily in proceedings pertaining to the Child Care Act appearing daily at District and Circuit Court. 


In addition to Karen’s work in CKT’s Childcare and Family Practise, she is a trusted advisor in the area of personal injury in both defence and plaintiff litigation representing parties at all court levels. 


  • BCL, UCC

  • Certificate in Human Resources, CIPD

  • Member of the Roll of Solicitors, Law Society of Ireland 

  • Member of the Southern Law Association 

  • Committee member, Cork Family Lawyers’ Association 


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