Caldwell & Robinson

Family/Matrimonial Department

Northern Ireland
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What the team is known for Leading family practice advising on matters ranging from marital breakdowns to relocations and international child abductions, including Hague Convention cases. Well versed in dealing with multi-jurisdictional issues and cases involving high-value assets. Assists government and state agencies with the registration of orders in other jurisdictions.

Strengths A client appreciates the team for being "efficient in the delivery of services, technically excellent, commercially aware, client-focused and extremely well resourced."

Another source describes this as an "outstanding firm of solicitors."

Notable practitioners

The "technically superb" Karen O'Leary is widely reputed for her activity in this area, garnering praise for her international expertise. She advises on matters concerning matrimonial finance and children matters, being frequently engaged to assist with Hague Convention proceedings. One client praises her "invaluable knowledge," adding that she "provides excellent legal advocacy, offering the client reassurance and confidence in the firm," and further highlighting her "negotiating skills and ability to engage with people."