Ciara is a third seat trainee currently sitting in the Family team. She assists on all aspects of family law, including divorce, complex financial disputes including across jurisdictions, pre and post nuptial agreements and children matters.
Ciara previously completed a seat in Ligitation and International Arbitration where she assisted in a number of international treaty and commercial arbitrations, together with working on public international law matters and ESG related developments. On the litigation side, Ciara has worked on a range of matters including commercial mediations, breach of contract cases and advising clients on equitable claims.
Ciara's first seat was in the Immigration team, within the Private Client and Tax department. During her time in Immigration, Ciara worked on a wide-range of immigration matters, including 'Appendix FM' married and unmarried partner visa applications, EU Settlement Scheme applications, human rights-based immigration applications and applications for naturalisation and registration as a British citizen.
Me in a minute
Prior to completing the PGDL and LPC, I read Ancient and Modern History at the University of Oxford. Between courses I spent time hiking in New Zealand, volunteering in Fiji and teaching in China. I have also practiced self-defence from a young age and teach classes when I return to my hometown.