Rosemary Cremen

Rosemary Cremen – B.A., B.C.L.

Rosemary obtained a B.A. Degree from University College Cork in 1990 in English and Psychology. She graduated with an honours BCL Law Degree from University College Cork in 1995 and qualified as a Solicitor from the Law Society of Ireland in 1998. Rosemary obtained a postgraduate Higher Diploma in Law from University College Cork in 2000 in the areas of Environmental Law and Policy, Corporate Insolvency Law and Advanced Tort.

Rosemary works in the firm’s Property Department where she has built up a wealth of experience in perusing contract, security and title documentation. Rosemary acts on behalf of a mixed portfolio of private and commercial clients in property sales and acquisitions and also advises on licensing, taxation and complex title issues. Additionally, Rosemary advises private and commercial clients on all aspects of leasing and licence issues.

Rosemary also has experience in the areas of Family law, Litigation, Commercial Law, Employment Law, Probate and Banking Law; a diverse portfolio.

Carmel Howard

Carmel Howard – B.C.L., L.L.B.

Carmel obtained a Bachelor of Civil Law Degree from University College Cork in 1997 and a Postgraduate LLB from University College Cork in 1998. Carmel also received a Diploma in Commercial Property from the Law Society of Ireland in 2008.

Carmel joined the firm of Barry C. Galvin & Son in 2014 after having worked in a prominent law firm in Cork City for over 12 years specialising in residential and commercial conveyancing and landlord and tenant law.

Carmel practises in the firm’s Property and Probate Departments. Carmel also carries out title and security reviews on behalf of Banks and Receivers and has been involved in the set up and sale of residential and commercial developments.

Sandra O'Brien

Sandra O’Brien

Sandra obtained an honours degree in Irish Law in 2011.

Sandra was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Ireland in April 2017 having completed her traineeship with the firm. Sandra was admitted as a Solicitor in the Senior Courts of England and Wales in August 2017.

Sandra practices mainly in the areas of banking law, debt recovery and enforcement.

Sandra also has gained extensive experience in conveyancing and Litigation at all court levels.

Rhona O'Kelly

Rhona O’Kelly – B.C.L.

Rhona is an honours graduate of University College Cork having completed a Bachelor of Civil Law in 2004. Rhona was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in 2009.

During her apprenticeship and upon qualification, Rhona worked with Mary Dorgan Solicitor until Ms. Dorgan’s appointment as a District Court Judge in 2017.

Rhona has worked extensively in the areas of Estate Planning, Wills and the Administration of Estates.  She advises clients on all aspects of Probate Practice including Taxation.

Rhona also specialises in all areas of Family Law including Separation, Divorce, Maintenance and Access.  Rhona is committed to providing a professional and compassionate service at all stages during Family Law cases.

Daithi O'Donnabhain

Daithi O’Donnabhain – B.C.L.

Daithí graduated from UCC in 2001 with a BCL.

Daithí was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Hilary 2006.  He joined the firm following 10 years in Private Practice.

Since qualification, Daithí has practised predominantly in the areas of Licensing Law, Litigation and Private Client. He has extensive experience in the District, Circuit and High Courts. He has also gained a diverse and broad range of experience practising in the areas of Civil and Criminal Litigation, Debt Collection, Employment Law and Contract Law. Daithí has acted in District Court, Circuit Court, High Court matters and has represented private clients in disputes with professional bodies.

Daithí regularly advises on Landlord and tenant law, more particularly in the drafting and negotiation of leases and acts for private clients in the purchase and disposal of commercial and residential properties.