92 High Street
- + 44 28 9032 8383
Ciaran is a founding partner of Phoenix Law, one of Northern Irelands most high-profile law firms that has a reputation for offering formidable legal advice and protection for its clients. He has over a decade of experience in family law with specialism in same sex family creation and disputes that are both domestic and international. Ciaran is also regularly instructed in financial dispute cases that include expert valuation, pensions, forensic accounting, and multi-jurisdictional issues. Ciaran is a solicitor advocate appearing in criminal courts defending clients that have related issues arising from domestic disputes and allegations that affect family units such as violence or sexual abuse. He is the Northern Ireland member of the UK & Ireland LGBT Family Law Institute, is admitted to the NI Children Order Panel and in 2021 was admitted to the solicitor panel for the NI Guardian Ad Litem Agency representing children that are subject to public law family proceedings.
Languages Spoken: English
Practice Areas: Adoption, Appeals, Child Care/Public Law, Child Custody/Residence/Visitation/Contact, Cohabitation, Divorce, Domestic Abuse/Violence/Protection Orders, Emergency Procedures/Injunctions, Enforcement: Child Custody, Enforcement: Child Support, Enforcement: Property Division, Finance: Property Issues, Hague Convention/Child Abduction, Modification/Variation: Child Custody, Modification/Variation: Property Division, Modification/Variation: Spousal Support, Parentage/Paternity, Pre-nuptial/Post-nuptial Agreements, Relocation/Removal from Jurisdiction, Same Sex Partnerships, Spousal Support/Maintenance/Alimony, Surrogacy