Deirdre-Ann Barr

General Counsel and Partnership Secretary


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Deirdre-Ann is the firm’s General Counsel and Partnership Secretary.

In 2009, she established the firm’s risk management and professional standards function to develop and monitor compliance with the firm’s policies of best practice.

As a former corporate partner, Deirdre-Ann worked as a transactional lawyer in the Corporate Finance Group and in knowledge management for more than ten years.

Deirdre-Ann was a member of the Company Law Review Group, the statutory advisory expert body charged with advising the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation on the review and development of company law in Ireland for ten years.  She is currently the chairperson of the Clinical Governance Committee of the Royal Hospital, Donnybrook.

Deirdre-Ann is also a Notary Public.


Qualified as a solicitor (practising)
University College Dublin (LLM)
University College Cork (BCL)

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