Dearbhla joined O’Reilly Stewart in September 2021 as a newly qualified Solicitor following completion of her training contract.
Having nurtured her interest in clinical negligence litigation throughout her studies and practical training, Dearbhla continues to build on her knowledge of and passion for this area of law having joined the firm’s esteemed healthcare team.
Dearbhla graduated as a Solicitor with Distinction, obtaining her Postgraduate Diploma from the Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Queen’s University Belfast in 2021. During her studies, Dearbhla was hand-picked by legal practitioners to participate in the Advocacy Final which took place in front of a sitting Judge. Furthermore, Dearbhla was awarded the Harry Coll Prize which is presented to the trainee solicitor who attains the highest standard in the Tribunals (Employment Law) element of the Public Law and Tribunals module.
Dearbhla studied Law at Queen’s University Belfast and obtained her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in 2018.