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Comyn Kelleher Tobin
2 GEORGE'S QUAY
CORK
Ireland

Work Department

Healthcare, Child Protection

Position

Partner-in-Charge Child Protection Department

Career

Denise specialises in advising State bodies on extremely sensitive issues arising from applications under the Child Care Act, the detention of minors under the Inherent Jurisdiction of the High Court,  the ECHR Act, provisions of Brussels 11 Regulations, Adoption, Mental Health, matters relating to Juvenile Justice, Healthcare provision (both clinical and primary care), issues regarding Medical Consent, the Law of Capacity as it relates to both minors and vulnerable adults, and other Healthcare related legislation, Regulations and Guidelines.

Languages

English and French

Memberships

  • Member of the International Association for Infant Mental Health
  • Member of the Roll of Solicitors, Law Society of Ireland
  • Member of the Southern Law Association 
  • Committee member, Cork Family Lawyers’ Association 

Education

  • BA (ES), University of Limerick
  • Trainer/Tutor on Master of Social Work (MSW) course, UCC 
  • Lecturer/Trainer to Social Workers, Bessboro family support services, Arbour House Addition services, HSE National Counselling service and others