Conor Fottrell


Conor is a partner in our Dispute Resolution team, specialising in the area of Admin Law, Healthcare Law and Mental Health Law. He advises clients in relation to Child Care, Mental Health, Wardship and Adoption. He has also advised local authorities and Guardians in England and Wales in relation to placing children in this jurisdiction.

Conor's recent experience has involved representing and advising clients primarily in the areas of child protection, mental health, wardship and juvenile justice and advocating on their behalf in all Courts. Conor is currently serving as an elected member of the Governing Authority of National University of Ireland, Galway and the Senate of the National University of Ireland.


  • Public Health Law
  • Judicial Review
  • Administrative Law
  • Civil & Criminal Law

Representative Matters

  • Conor has represented Public Sector clients in all Courts in relation to child protection, mental health law, medical treatment and investigations of abuse allegations.
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Areas of Expertise

Public, Regulatory and Investigations Dispute Resolution Health & Prosecutions

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Ireland

Accredited Mediator – certified member of the Mediators Institute of Ireland

Irish Family Lawyers Association


NUI Galway, BA LLB