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Head of Family Law, Karen O'Leary, Managing Partner, Philip Gilliland, and Head of the new Dublin office, Partner Geraldine Keehan.

Celebrating the opening of Caldwell & Robinson’s Dublin office

This week, we celebrated the opening of our Dublin office with colleagues and friends at Smock Alley Theatre.

Head of Family Law, Karen O'Leary, Managing Partner, Philip Gilliland, and Head of the new Dublin office, Partner Geraldine Keehan.

Head of Family Law, Karen O’Leary, Managing Partner, Philip Gilliland, and Head of the new Dublin office, Partner Geraldine Keehan.

This expansion brings together expertise from the north and south of Ireland to create Ireland’s leading domestic and international family and child law firm. As our colleague, Chambers and Partners High Net Worth UK Family Lawyer of the Year and Family Partner at Penningtons Manches LLPJames Stewart, so kindly said on the night: “We don’t have any other firm that has an all-Ireland family law offering.”

Head of Family Law and Senior Partner Karen O’Leary emphasised that now, more than ever, the tri-jurisdictional nature of our practice complements and gives us the edge on how we serve our clients in this current political climate. With the addition of Geraldine Keehan‘s specialised knowledge and wide experience to the team, we know this expansion will allow us to better serve our clients.

The Dublin office also expands Caldwell & Robinson’s existing northern and southern corporate and commercial legal practice, headed by Managing Partner, Philip Gilliland.

Thank you to all those that attended on the night and have supported us as we grow: we are excited for the future of Caldwell & Robinson in Dublin, across Ireland, and beyond.

Geraldine Keehan and Augustus Cullen

Geraldine Keehan and Augustus Cullen

Partner Geraldine Keehan and Dr Geoffrey Shannon, Special Rapporteur on Child Protection

Partner Geraldine Keehan and Dr Geoffrey Shannon, Special Rapporteur on Child Protection

Philip Gilliland and Geraldine Keehan are joined by Senator Ivana Bacic and colleagues.

Philip Gilliland and Geraldine Keehan are joined by Senator Ivana Bacic and colleagues.

James Stewart and Philip Gilliland

James Stewart and Philip Gilliland

Caldwell & Robinson celebrates the opening of its Dublin office at Smock Alley Theatre.

Caldwell & Robinson celebrates the opening of its Dublin office at Smock Alley Theatre.


Celebrating the opening of the Dublin office in The Capel Buildings, Dublin, with new Partner Geraldine Keehan.

Caldwell & Robinson open Dublin office

Caldwell & Robinson Solicitors is delighted to announce the opening of our Dublin office, headed by eminent Irish family lawyer Geraldine Keehan.

“Together with our office in Derry and our presence in Belfast, this move seals our position as Ireland’s premier domestic and international private family law and child law firm, as well as an all-Ireland leader in corporate and business law”, said Senior Partner Karen O’Leary.

Caldwell & Robinson's new partner in Family Law, Geraldine Keehan.

Caldwell & Robinson’s new partner in Family Law, Geraldine Keehan.

Joining Caldwell & Robinson with significant experience in top family law firms in Dublin and London, Geraldine is an acknowledged expert in international and domestic family and child law, whose advice is frequently sought by colleagues, governing bodies, and charities.

Commenting on the appointment, Managing Partner Philip Gilliland said: “Geraldine has a pedigree of excellence, and she and Karen make a formidable Family Law team.”

He added that “for many years we have been servicing our growing number of clients in Dublin from our office in Derry, so opening our own office in Dublin is a logical consequence of that growth. It positions us well to service the increased north-south and east-west legal activity that Brexit is bringing.”

Partner Geraldine Keehan said of her move: “Caldwell & Robinson has an excellent level of international and all-Ireland expertise which, in family law, has never been more relevant. I am very excited about the future; I really feel we can make a difference to the lives of our clients.”

Celebrating the opening of the Dublin office in The Capel Buildings, Dublin, with new Partner Geraldine Keehan.

Celebrating the opening of the Dublin office in The Capel Buildings, Dublin, with new Partner Geraldine Keehan.

Our Dublin office is located at: Suite 333, The Capel Building, Mary’s Abbey, Dublin 7, D07 HX83. For all enquiries, please email enquiries@caldwellrobinson.com