Our Team

Alan McGee

Alan McGee graduated with a BA Degree (Hons), LLB Degree (Hons) at National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) before qualifying as a Solicitor in 2007. Alan holds a Law Society Diploma in Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring and a Law Society Diploma in Corporate Law and Governance as well as being an Accredited Mediator. Alan has been registered as Cork’s first Personal Insolvency Practitioner.

Alan specialises in Personal Insolvency Law and Bankruptcy Law.

Alan previously served as a Captain in the Defence Forces for 14 years gaining extensive overseas experience in Lebanon, East Timor and Liberia. His previous military experience and training adds a high level of organisation and management to caseloads which contributes to the efficiency and professionalism of the services provided by the firm. As a fully Accredited Mediator his overseas experience has given him invaluable experience in mediating difficult circumstances.

Sharon Devereux

Sharon holds an LLB Honours Degree and graduated from UCD with a Master’s Degree in 2009 before qualifying as a Solicitor in 2013.

Sharon joined the Firm in 2017. She practices in the area of litigation where she has extensive court experience in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and High Court.

Sharon also practices in family law, debt collection, wills, probate and administration of estates, capital taxation and estate planning

Deirdre McGee

Deirdre holds a BA Honours Degree in Economics and Computers from UCC and has been with the firm since it was founded. Deirdre works in the Personal Insolvency section dealing directly with clients in making their insolvency applications. Prior to joining the firm Deirdre had her own business providing outsource services to Personal Insolvency Practitioners.

Deirdre has several years’ experience in all aspects of legal accounts and is responsible for the maintenance of all Clients and Office accounts within the firm.

Sandra Koeline

Sandra holds a Law Degree in her native Lithuania and has qualified as a legal secretary in Ireland. She is also currently studying for a Masters in UCC. Sandra is a member of the Irish Institutive of Legal Executives (iLLEX). Sandra is also responsible for our Personal Insolvency clients during both the pre-court-approval stage and during appeals.

Sineád Whyte

Sineád joined the firm in 2017. In addition to being our front desk Receptionist and greeting our clients, Sinead is the point of contact within the firm for all the administrative matters. Sineád also assists in Conveyancing and is currently back in education in Pitman Training Cork where she is studying both Conveyancing and Family Law.

Michelle Newcombe

Michelle graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a Bachelor of Science in Management, specialising in Finance . She previously worked for some Multinational companies as a Business Lead in the financial sector. Michelle joined the team in January 2018 and has brought her skills and knowledge of the financial services industry to the firm. She is responsible for the maintenance of client accounts and the point of contact for all clients post court approval through to successful completion.

Vikki Peters

Vikki graduated from UCC in 2015 with a Bachelors (Hons) in Social Science. She has since returned to education in Pitman Training, Cork where she is studying and training to be a Legal Executive. Joining in March 2019, Vikki is the newest addition to the firm acting as a Legal Secretary and assisting in Personal Insolvency Services.