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CONLETH FITZPATRICK

Year of Call: 2016

Main Areas of Practice

Criminal Law
Defamation Law or Privacy Law
Family Law
Personal Injury

Biography

Conleth was called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 2016 and is currently accepting instructions in all areas of practice.

Prior to his call to the Bar, Conleth was a management consultant for a global professional services firm with a focus on clients in financial services, the energy industry and the public sector. His project experience includes commercial negotiation for a leading UK retail bank acquisition, regulatory analysis for an Irish energy supplier and reporting lead for a national welfare reform programme. In addition, Conleth was seconded into the position of Deputy Chief of Staff for the EMEA region practice. Conleth deferred his pupillage in order to extend his consulting experience with projects in investment management and large scale public procurement.

During pupillage Conleth gained extensive experience in High Court actions relating to data protection, privacy and defamation rights and their intersection with technology and the media. He has also experienced practice in a wide range of civil and commercial actions, including disputes in relation to property, personal injury and contract. Conleth has also acquired considerable experience of criminal practice at both Magistrates’ and Crown court level.

Conleth also retains an interest in and has gained experience in the following areas of practice: Company Law, Insolvency, Employment, Family Law, Human Rights, Immigration and Probate.

Qualifications

2011; LL.B. (Hons) 2nd Class, 1st Division; Queen’s University Belfast

2012; Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Certificate

2012; Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments, Investment Operations Certificate

2013; BCS International Diplomas in Business Analysis and Solutions Development

2014; Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, Diploma

2016; Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Studies with Commendation; Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Queen’s University Belfast

2016; Called to the Bar of Northern Ireland