Collins Brooks & Associates LLP

Our Solicitors

There are presently nine Solicitors working at Collins Brooks & Associates working in tandem with a dedicated support team bringing the firm’s staff total to nineteen.
We are a long established, professional and experienced office with a highly motivated and well trained staff. By utilising the latest in technology we provide an efficient and timely service combined with a practical and personal approach.

Thomas J Brooks

Partner
Jim qualified as a Solicitor in 1972 and commenced his professional career with the late Liam Collins Solicitor. He immediately set up a litigation department and quickly earned a reputation for being an able and skilled litigator throughout the County of Cork. Jim specialises in litigation and leads a very strong energetic and specialised team dealing with all types of litigation.
jbrooks@collinsbrooks.ie

Practice Areas:

Personal Injury

Medical Negligence

District, Circuit and High Court Litigation

Arbitration

Debt Collection

Roni Collins

Partner
Having graduated from UCC with a BCL degree in 1984 Roni trained with Collins Brooks, qualifying as a solicitor in 1988 and becoming a partner in 2005. She has worked in all areas in the practice but specialises in residential, agricultural and commercial conveyancing. She also heads up the firms Probate Department in addition to advising in the area of Wills and Estate Planning.
rcollins@collinsbrooks.ie

Practice Areas:

Conveyancing (Residential, Commercial and Agricultural)

Probate

Wills & Estate Planning

Lorna Brooks

Partner
In keeping with a family tradition Lorna qualified as a Solicitor in 2005. She then went on to obtain a Masters Degree from the University of Sheffield in Biotechnological Law and Ethics focusing on areas of reproductive technologies, genetic privacy, stem cell research and GMO’s. Lorna works in the litigation department and has gained considerable experience in all areas of litigation in all Court Jurisdictions.
lbrooks@collinsbrooks.ie

Practice Areas:

Personal Injury

Medical Negligence

District, Circuit and High Court Litigation

Arbitration

Debt Collection

Karen Crowley

Solicitor
Karen trained with the practice and qualified as a Solicitor in 1993 having graduated from UCC with a BCL Degree in 1990. She worked in general practice for a number of years before specialising in Conveyancing and her area of practice focuses on Residential Conveyancing, Farm Transfers, Probate, Succession Law and Capital Taxation Karen is a member of both the West Cork Bar Association and the Southern Law Association.
kcrowley@collinsbrooks.ie

Practice Areas:

Conveyancing (Residential and Agricultural)

Wills & Estate Planning

Probate

Emma O'Brien

Solicitor
Emma graduated from UCC in 1997 with an Honours BCL, qualified in 2000 and has developed a general practice having extensive experience in a number of areas. Emma takes a friendly approach to her clients whilst providing a pragmatic and efficient service. The focus of her work at the moment is Residential and Commercial Property Acquisition, Sale and Lease, Will drafting and Estate Planning. Emma has also acted for a number of developers of housing estates. Emma also looks after General Commercial Advice and Transactions as well as Liquor Licensing.
eobrien@collinsbrooks.ie

Practice Areas:

Conveyancing (Residential and Commercial)

Commercial

Leases

Licensing Law

Wills & Estate Planning

Bebhinn Murphy

Solicitor
Bebhinn graduated from UCC with an Honours BCL in 1998, She then completed a first class honours Post Graduate Higher Diploma in Marketing and Management in UCC in 1999. Bebhinn spent 3 years working in Corporate Marketing for a leading Telecommunications provider before returning to the Law. Bebhinn entered the Roll of Solicitors in 2005 whilst working at Fitzgerald Solicitors and has been with Collins Brooks & Associates since 2007. Bebhinn practices in all areas of Litigation, with a particular interest in Employment Law, Personal Injuries and Debt recovery. Bebhinn is experienced in Private Client and Commercial Litigation for both Plaintiffs and Defendants ,in all court Jurisdictions as well as, Alternative Dispute Resolution, including Arbitration and Mediation.
bmurphy@collinsbrooks.ie

Practice Areas:

Personal Injury

Medical Negligence

District, Circuit and High Court Litigation

Arbitration

Employment Law

Denis O'Sullivan

Solicitor
Denis graduated from UCC with an Honours BCL degree in 1995. Following a period with the Legal Aid Board Denis qualified as a Solicitor in 2000 whilst working with Wolfe & Co. Solicitors, Skibbereen and was admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2010. Denis joined Collins, Brooks & Associates in 2016. Denis also holds a Diploma in Legal Studies, a Diploma in Trust and Estate Planning and a Certificate in Decision Making Capacity and Support. Denis specialises in Succession Law, Administration of Estates, Wills and Trusts, Estate and Tax Planning and Conveyancing. He is a member of the Solicitors for the Elderly and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
DOSullivan@collinsbrooks.ie

Practice Areas:

Conveyancing

Wills and Estate Planning

Probate

Conrad Murphy

Solicitor
Conrad re-joined Collins Brooks in 2017 having spent six years working as barrister and solicitor litigating cases in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada. Conrad obtained his BCL degree from UCC in 2003 and qualified as a solicitor in Ireland in 2008 after receiving his training at Collins Brooks. Conrad has a passion for advocating on behalf of his clients and has experience in many areas of litigation. Conrad is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales, and as a barrister and solicitor in British Columbia, Canada. Conrad previously played football for Clonakilty and Cork. He now spends his time competing in triathlons, running and enjoying his young family.
cmurphy@collinsbrooks.ie

Practice Areas:

Personal Injury

Workplace Accidents

Criminal Defence

District, Circuit and High Court Litigation

Roisin Cahill

Roisin Cahill graduated from NUIG in 2004 with Honours BA and LLB and qualified as a Solicitor in 2009 having completed her training in Dublin. Roisin is also admitted to the roll of Solicitors in England and Wales. Roisin’s southern roots brought her back to Mallow where she worked in residential and commercial conveyancing for a couple of years before making her way back to her roots in West Cork where she has gained a broad range of experience from Construction Law and Dispute Resolution, Wind Farm Development Leases and Option Agreements, buying and selling property, residential and commercial mortgages, Leases to Wills and the Administration of Estates.

Practice Areas:

- Conveyancing residential ,commercial and agricultural property law
- Commercial Leases
- Letting Agreements
- Wind Farm Leases and Option Agreements
- Wills and Administration of Estates