Trish Dunlop

Called 2009

Practice overview

Trish works in all areas of public and private law children cases, representing parents, extended family members, local authorities and guardians. She undertakes work involving a wide range of issues, including non-accidental injuries, domestic violence, sexual abuse, emotional harm and neglect. Trish also accepts instructions on a range of civil matters.

Practice areas

Public law

Private law

Financial remedy


Forced Marriage & FGM

Direct access

Reported Cases

C (A Child - Application for dismissal or withdrawal of proceedings) (No. 3) [2017] EWFC 37

Professional background

Trish graduated from Dublin City University in 1989 before being called to the Bar of Ireland in 2001. She moved to England and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2009. Trish is also qualified as an accredited Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution mediator and prior to coming to the Bar she worked for Microsoft for 10 years in a number of roles. She practised at chambers in Peterborough before joining St. Mary’s in 2012.