Noel Doherty

Noel Doherty has particular expertise in the area of Child Law.  He has been appointed by the Courts to act for Guardians for troubled children detained in secure facilities and children subject to Care Orders under the Childcare Act.

Before qualifying as a Solicitor, Noel worked as a secondary school teacher and in various management capacities in industry.  He draws on this experience to provide clients involved in employment disputes with practical, economic and sustainable solutions to their cases.

He is a founder member of the Association of Collaborative Practitioners and is instrumental in bringing this new model of alternative dispute resolution to Ireland. Noel now has a thriving Collaborative Law practice providing ADR to clients who wish to avoid the litigious court system.

Noel is the former Chairperson of the Cork Anti-Poverty Resource Network and has very strong links with community work in the Cork Area. He is also former Chairperson of the Cork Family Lawyers Association and is currently an active member of the association.