Aoife Kelly-Desmond - Vice-Chair

Aoife Kelly-Desmond is Managing Solicitor at Mercy Law Resource Centre.


Position: 

Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors since September 2020

Board member since 2017.

Sub-committee memberships: HR & Remuneration

Aoife Kelly-Desmond is Managing Solicitor at Mercy Law Resource Centre, an independent law centre which provides free legal advice and representation to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Aoife previously worked as a solicitor in A&L Goodbody and Matheson, where she advised commercial entities, in particular financial institutions, and public bodies on investigations, regulatory matters and complex litigation and disputes.

Aoife is a member of the Law Society of Ireland, a graduate of University College Cork and has completed post-graduate programmes in law and business disciplines with Queen Mary, University of London, the Leicester Castle Business School, DeMontfort University of Leicester, and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research.