By Annette Hickey | 3 May 2019

Meet The Team:  Surrogacy & Fertility Law

In recent years Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan fertility-law-ireland-logohas become widely regarded as the leading Surrogacy & Fertility law firm in Ireland and regularly provides updates on legislation and publishes other useful information for intending parents considering surrogacy as an alternative route to parenthood.

With recent developments and growth in the firm's dedicated Surrogacy team we therefore thought it useful to provide more details about the team and let you know who does what to help our clients navigate their way through surrogacy and their quest to build a family of their own.

Martin O'Carroll martin-ocarrollis a partner in Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan and advises on all areas of litigation. He has extensive experience in representing clients in personal injuries actions before the Injuries Board, Circuit Court and High Court. He also focuses on employment law, mental health law, surrogacy law, property disputes and commercial litigation. Martin oversees all the work conducted by the firm's Surrogacy & Fertility Law team.

Annette Hickey annette-hickeyspecialises in family law and has over twenty years’ experience helping clients with the full range of family matters which might arise. She also heads up the Surrogacy and Fertility Law team at Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan and is widely regarded as the leading expert in the field. Annette has assisted many clients through the Irish legal complexities of surogacy arrangements and has a reputation for providing a reliable, efficient and sensitive legal service.

Ger Fahy dedicates her time exclusively to the efficient management of surrogacy cases for Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan’s Surrogacy & Fertility Law team. Ger is a key point of contact for new and existing clients. A mine of information for all legal surrogacy issues, she has a deep knowledge of the relevant legal infrastructure and is meticulous with her preparation of cases.

Ailish Farrell has been a member of the Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan litigation team since 2005. She has gained vast experience in surrogacy matters and is a reliable point of contact for intended parents, directing all queries to the appropriate legal advisor. Her attention to detail and genuine interest in surrogacy matters is evident in the standard of work she produces on each case.

Tanya Voloshyna is the newest member of the Surrogacy & Fertility Law team who joined Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan Solicitors in June 2018. She is originally from Ukraine and moved to Ireland in 2002. She is a proud holder of an honours bachelor degree in English, Russian and Literature and a Diploma in Legal Studies and Practice and currently pursuing her law degree in Griffith College Dublin.

If you are currently considering Surrogacy as a route to parenthood, you may also want to consider checking our main Surrogacy page or review the Surrogacy Resources page for a wide range of resources on offer.  Alternatively, if you would like to arrange a free, introductory and completely confidential Consultation with a member of our team above, please click on the link below.

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Written By Annette Hickey

Annette has exclusively practised family law in the litigation department for the past 10 years and heads up the firm's Surrogacy & Fertility law team.

She is highly respected and regarded for her expertise and knowledge of fertility law, surrogacy and same-sex family matters. Diligent, thorough and empathetic, Annette brings a wealth of experience, sensitivity and understanding to our team.

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"Annette, Ger and her team were the calm oasis of advice, encouragement and legal clarity that helped us at every crucial stage, to realise our dream of bringing our precious baby home. The energy, pace and sense of urgency with which Annette drove our case for completion through the courts was breathtaking and we will forever be grateful for her support in safely guiding our family from our dream of becoming parents again to the reality holding baby in our arms."

Brian and Kathy Egan - Surrogacy & Fertility Law