Tel: +353 1 480 4404
jenniferobrien@iflc.ie

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Family Lawyers’ Association
International Association of Collaborative Practitioners
Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
Resolution

EDUCATION

University College Dublin (BCL)
Blackhall Place

W
ELL KNOWN IRISH FAMILY LAWYER
Jennifer O’Brien established Jennifer O’Brien Solicitors at Irish Family Law Chambers having previously headed up the family law team at Mason Hayes & Curran (incorporating Arthur O Hagan), where she was partner having commenced her career at McCann FitzGerald, where she worked on the family law team for a further 8 years. Jennifer is a well known Irish family lawyer with over 18 years of experience in separation, divorce & non-marital matters with an emphasis on cases concerning business, trusts, investments, farming and other assets. She also advises on matters pertaining to Civil Partnership & Cohabitation.

COLLABORATIVE LAWYER & RESOLUTION MEDIATOR

Jennifer has acted in a number of leading cases before the Courts and is adept at negotiation of complex agreements, avoiding litigation where possible. She is also a practising Collaborative Lawyer and a Resolution trained Mediator (all issues), where the aim is negotiation of a reasonable settlement, minimising conflict and assisting families in creation of positive post-separation parenting.

INTERNATIONAL FAMILY LAWYER

Jennifer is an experienced international family lawyer handling cases concerning recognition of foreign divorce, child abduction, re-location applications & enforcement of orders throughout the member states. She also handles Child Law matters and advises on reputation issues concerning the internet and other media.

LECTURING & ASSOCIATIONS

Jennifer lectures frequently to members of the profession at the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland, the Family Lawyers’ Association & the DSBA. She is former chair of the Family Law & Minors Committee, Dublin Solicitors Bar Association, a member of the Family Lawyers’ Association, a member of the Association of Collaborative Practitioners and an Associate member of Resolution (formerly the Solicitors Family Law Association of England and Wales). Jennifer is a fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and chaired the Education Committee for the IAML Singapore Meeting, September 2012. She also co-authored the Family Law Jurisdictional Comparisons, European Lawyer 2013, published by Thomson.

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