Katie McDermott

Senior Associate

Katie is a senior associate in our Business Immigration Team. Her diverse immigration practice covers the full range of applications and advices sought by both companies and private individuals.

With particular expertise on transferring non-EEA employees together with their families to Ireland, Katie is the go-to local counsel for many multinational companies and collaborates with global partners to make mobility seamless. She also provides ongoing support to corporate clients and carries out right-to-work audits. Katie’s business immigration clients include the largest employers in the tech sector in Dublin.

Katie also advises on the Immigrant Investor Programme and works with charities, SMEs, start-ups and their investors throughout the process.  Her services include assisting organisations to source potential investors for the programme.  

Katie’s expertise extends to matters of citizenship, long term residency, EU treaty rights and family reunification. She also advises on visa applications and residency registration.  


  • Employment Permits

  • Trusted Partner Initiative

  • Immigrant Investor Programme

  • Right to Work Audits

  • Citizenship

  • EU Treaty Rights

  • Long Term Residency

  • Visas

  • LinkedIn

Areas of Expertise

Employment Law & Benefits Law Business Immigration

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Ireland

Law Society of England and Wales


Friarylaw, Accredited Mediator

Technological University Dublin, MA in Law

Technological University Dublin, Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies

Dublin City University, BBS (Hons) (Major Law)