About Burke Legal
As the principal of the firm, Deirdre Burke, has a strong and proven history in the area of family law and civil litigation. She applies the philosophy of her practice – effective listening, practical solutions – to all areas of her work, adopting a client and child centred approach to legal disputes and practice. She has 15 years experience working in family law and has been described as “decisive, supportive,and perceptive”.
Deirdre is a member of the Family Lawyers Association, the Association of Collaborative Practitioners (Irish & International), the East Coast Collaborative Lawyers Group, and a member of South East Collaborative Family Law Solicitors.
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 Arklow, Co. Wicklow in 2004.
Deirdre is a trained Family Law Mediator and is a passionate advocate of using mediation to keep family law cases out of court as far as possible. To find out more, click here.