Aidan joined Gallagher Shatter in September 1988 and became a partner in October 1991.
Aidan is widely acknowledged as one of the leading practitioners in family law in the State. Aidan has practised extensively in family law for over 33 years. He has represented clients in many high profile, complex Judicial Separation and Divorce cases.
Aidan has lectured extensively in the area of family law. He is a family law mediator and collaborative lawyer.
He is a long standing member of the Law Society Family Law and Child Law Committee and was appointed Vice Chairperson to the Committee in November 2019.
He was appointed by the Law Society as its nominee to the Circuit Court Family Law Procedure Consultative Group in 2016.
He was appointed by the Law Society as its nominee to The Dublin Circuit Family Court Users’ Group in 2017.
He was invited in February 2020 to become an associate member of GEMME which is a body which brings together judges from Ireland to participate with judges of the member states of the European Union and member states of European Free Exchange Group to support Mediation for the purpose of strengthening and improving the practice of Mediation.
In addition to his work in family law, Aidan also practices in litigation and is the firm's litigation partner. This includes all area of litigation to include personal injuries claims.
Aidan has also acted in landmark cases before the European Court in Luxembourg in the area of equality for social welfare recipients.
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