Niall O’Neill BL

  • Junior Counsel: 1996

B.Sc. (Hons) Computing and Information Systems

Areas of Practice:
  • Commercial/Chancery
  • Criminal
  • Family Law
  • General Common Law
  • General Practice
  • Tort & Personal Injury Law
  • Children's Law
  • Conveyancing & Property Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate Law
Niall O’Neill BL

Other Memberships:
Media, Internet & Data Protection Bar Association
Probate Bar Association
Tort & Insurance Bar Association
Direct Professional Access:

Niall O’Neill is a Junior Counsel with a broad practice in the Circuit and Superior Courts.

Niall practises on the Dublin and Northern Circuits in such areas as Personal Injury and Tort, Equity/Chancery, Family, Probate and Crime. Niall has appeared regularly for the Child and Family Agency in all Courts including the Court of Appeal. Niall has also appeared in the Morris Tribunal and the Disclosures Tribunal.

Currently Niall is a member of the Equality and Resilience Committee of the Bar Council

Niall is originally from Dublin and New York but has also worked, lived and studied in Northern Ireland.

Given the nature of Niall’s practice ( appearing in the Circuit Court, appearing in Personal Injury and family cases in the High Court) reported Judgments would not be available. However some recent matters that were reported are as follows:

Zopitar Ltd v Jacob – Court of Appeal (Ireland) [2018] 1 IR 657

X (Executrix of the Estate of Y (Deceased) v Z [2020] IEHC 492

X v Y [2020] IEHC 495

Niall worked as a volunteer with FLAC in the Swords Free Legal Advice Centre for over 10 years.

Niall is a member of the Board of Management of St. Helen’s Junior School, Portmarnock, County Dublin.

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