Fionnuala graduated from University College Cork with an honours
B.C.L. degree in 1998. She qualified as a solicitor in 2002. She
has continued her professional studies since qualification in
2002 and holds separate diplomas in Family Law and Civil Litigation
from the Law Society of Ireland. She is also a qualified tax consultant
having been admitted as an Associate of the Institute of Taxation
of Ireland (A.I.T.I.) in 2004.
Fionnuala has experience in all areas of the law with particular
expertise in family law. She holds a Law Society of Ireland Diploma
in Family Law. Prior to establishing Naughton and McGrath Solicitors
she worked for seven years in a leading and highly respected family
law firm in Cork, Noonan Linehan Carroll Coffey. There Fionnuala
advised on every aspect of family law and was involved in many
high profile cases. Fionnuala’s experience ranges from advising
on separation and divorce to the far-reaching legal, financial
and taxation implications of marital breakdown to include dealing
with businesses, partnerships, trusts and pensions. As an Associate
Member of the Institute of Taxation of Ireland, she can offer
particular and specialised tax advice relative to Family Law.
In addition, she has extensive expertise in cases involving children,
non-marital cases and pre-marriage advices including the negotiation
of pre-nuptial agreements.
Fionnuala practices in all areas of litigation. She advises clients
in a wide range of areas encompassing personal injuries and medical
negligence litigation. She holds a Law Society of Ireland Diploma
in Litigation. She has represented clients at all levels of court
from District to Supreme Court. She has particular experience
in dealing with medical negligence claims and has represented
many clients at Inquest Hearings in the Coroners Court.