Aoife graduated from University College Cork with an Honours BCL Law & French and from the University of Edinburgh with a First Class Honours Masters in International Law.
Prior to joining the firm, Aoife worked in criminal prosecution in Scotland, in the Complex Case Unit and subsequently in the Financial Crime Unit in Crown Office, Edinburgh.
Aoife heads up the Private Client division of the office. She specialises in corporate, regulatory and health and safety litigation and the defence of 'white-collar' prosecutions. She recently represented the former Chairman and Chief Executive of Anglo Irish Bank, Sean FitzPatrick in the longest criminal trial in the history of the State and in which Mr. FitzPatrick was acquitted.
She was the first ever winner of "Young Lawyer of the Year" at the prestigious Irish Law Awards in 2015.