Unit Chambers is delighted to announce that Kerri O’Neill joins the Unit Chambers team as a Consultant Barrister. One of the brightest young barristers on the Northern Circuit, she is a key addition to the Unit team and brings a wide range of experience and expertise in all aspects of family law. In addition, Kerri is a qualified mediator and has a keen interest in media and reporting injunctions.
Kerri graduated with an LLB from Ulster University with first class honours. She then went on to be called to the Bar in 2011 and to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 2012. She has an in depth and dynamic knowledge of the workings of local authority children’s services having worked in-house in the legal departments of a number of differing Local Authorities. Most recently Kerri was a member of 7 Harrington Street Chambers.
Lisa Edmunds, CEO and Senior Consultant Barrister of Unit Chambers said. ‘The Unit Chambers Board of Directors are delighted to have acquired the services of an outstanding new Consultant Barrister and we look forward to Kerri joining us. We are an ambitious new breed of Chambers and Kerri’s reputation as a fearless and dynamic advocate who really does fight for her clients every step of the way will ensure that Unit Chambers will go from strength to strength.’
Kerri O’Neill said, ‘I am delighted to be taking up the offer of being a Consultant Barrister at Unit Chambers. As a big believer in disrupting the status quo in the legal sector, the prospect of helping shape the future of one of the new breed of Chambers is one I am really energised by and looking forward to. There is incredible potential to be fulfilled across the North West in all areas of Family Law and I can’t wait to work with Lisa, Eve and everyone at Unit in playing my part to ensure that happens. I can’t wait to get started.’
Roger Draper, Executive Chairman of Unit Chambers said, ‘I’m looking forward to working with Kerri. She is an outstanding young Barrister and she is keen to grow and develop both as a person and as an advocate. Her reputation as a strategic thinker and innovative operator makes her, to my mind, a great fit to take our new Chambers forward.’