Mary Hayes, Solicitor
Mary Hayes is one of the leading Family Law experts in the country. She is a Partner in the firm and has practised in the area of Family Law for over 25 years, developing the department in Gore & Grimes from inception.
Over the years Family Law has expanded and in particular, during the recession years Mary acquired an extensive knowledge in both banking and bankruptcy law, extending her commercial knowledge in particular with a view to matrimonial cases. She has extensive experience and expertise in the Circuit Court and High Court and has taken some cases through the High Court process and to the Supreme Court, without the assistance of Counsel. She has achieved this expertise with the knowledge that where possible, all matters should be negotiated and agreed, especially where children are involved.
Mary is a trained Mediator. She has lectured, written articles and been a contributor to radio and the press on Family Law.
Dervilla had been providing forensic accounting and taxation services to Family Law Practitioners for over thirty years.
Dervilla is also a Director and shareholder in a financial services firm, DLS Capital Management Ltd. The firm provides investment and pensions advice to a broad range of clients. Dervilla’s expertise in the area of pensions and investments has proved useful in assisting Family Law Practitioners in structuring financial settlements.