Deirdre Burke


01 637 6200

About Deirdre Burke

Orpen Franks has incorporated leading family law firm, Burke Legal, to establish our Family Law Department. This department is run by Deirdre Burke, who has a strong, proven history in family law and civil litigation. She applies a philosophy of ‘effective listening and practical solutions’ to all areas of her work, adopting a client and child-centred approach to legal disputes and practice. She has 25 years’ experience working in family law and has been described as “decisive, supportive, and perceptive”. Deirdre is a member of the Family Lawyers Association, and a member of the Family Law Committee of the Law Society of Ireland. She obtained an honours degree in Law from UCD in 1991, qualified as a Barrister in 1994, and later as a Solicitor in 1999. She established her own firm, based in Co. Wicklow in 2004 and has won the following Irish Law Awards: Family Lawyer of the Year 2019 and Sole Practitioner of the Year 2018. She joined Orpen Franks as a Partner in 2019, to establish our Family Law Department. Deirdre is a trained Family Law Mediator and is a passionate advocate of keeping family law cases out of court wherever possible.

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Orpen Franks Solicitors

28 & 30 Burlington Road, Dublin 4, Ireland

Telephone: +353 1 637 6200

Facsimile: +353 1 637 6262