We are delighted to announce that Niamh Wilkie has joined our family, children & international family team at 5SAH Chambers.

Niamh practices exclusively in family law. Prior to joining the Bar in England, she worked as a Barrister and in other legal disciplines in the Republic of Ireland, the Middle East, and the USA. She holds a specialist qualification in international arbitration. Niamh is also qualified to accept direct access instructions.

Niamh practises in all areas of family law, in particular she has expertise in relation to financial remedies cases and multi-jurisdictional & international cases, Children Act proceedings, public child law and non-molestation & occupational orders.

Niamh’s diverse background stretches across multiple international jurisdictions including the Republic of Ireland, the USA and various countries within the Middle East and Asia. Prior to commencing her practice as a Barrister, Niamh also worked as an in-house legal advisor for an international oil and gas company providing legal advice across multiple jurisdictions. Niamh also worked as a Dispute Specialist Consultant for an international claims’ consultancy whereby she advised on and developed strategies to execute the most efficient and effective dispute resolution proceedings for her clients.

Niamh has also practiced in the DIFC Courts in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The DIFC Courts are an independent English language common law judiciary, based in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) with jurisdiction governing civil and commercial disputes nationally, regionally and worldwide. Niamh acted as lead and co-counsel in a number of civil disputes before the DIFC Courts in addition to acting as lead counsel in domestic arbitration disputes in the UAE.

Niamh will be accepting instructions in January 2023. Welcome Niamh.