Born and raised in Ireland Dervla joined the Firm as a Trainee Solicitor in 2000. Upon qualifying she remained with the firm and became a Partner in 2003.
Dervla is the Firm’s litigation and probate partner. She deals with all types of contentious matters from simple disputes to complex commercial issues. She is renowned for her practical, no nonsense approach. She also deals with a range of probate and trust matters from simple wills to the administration of large and complex estates as well as contentious probate.
Dervla is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (known as STEP). She is also a member of the Association of Contentious Trust And Probate Specialists (known as ACTAPS) so can justifiably claim to be an expert in these areas.
Dervla also covers Landlord & Tenant matters and settlement agreements for employment matters.
She is married with a young Son and her interests include travel, music and sport.
Dervla is based at our Shepton Mallet Office.