Meet the Team

Christine Carroll

Christine is from Dublin and joined Deirdre Fox & Associates Solicitors in January 2018 to work on a joint-venture project for a major corporate client. She is currently based in Dublin city centre for the duration of this project.

Having qualified as a solicitor in 2000, Christine has worked both in private practice and as in-house Legal Counsel.  Her areas of expertise include all aspects of property matters, both residential and commercial, landlord and tenant matters, probate, wills and wards of court as well as litigation.

As in in house lawyer Christine specialised in the area of employment law and employee share schemes for Mercer Human Resourcing.

From 2006 until she joined Deidre Fox & Associates, Christine set up her own Solicitors practice in Ashford Village where she lives.  She worked primarily in the areas of conveyancing, landlord and tenant, commercial leases, wills and probate, employment law and litigation.

In her spare time Christine enjoys swimming and spending time with family and friends.

Ursula O’Halloran

Ursula, who is from Arklow, Co. Wicklow joined the team in August 2008. Ursula looks after the day to day running of the head office in Aughrim, together with coordinating Deirdre’s diary.

Prior to joining the team, Ursula worked in printing and stationery, primarily as a typesetter.

Her experience as a typesetter complements her duties as a legal secretary, with swift typing speeds and experience in layout of documents.

In her spare time, Ursula is a volunteer leader with Arklow Girl Guides, working with a group of young girl guides (brigini) aged from 5 to 10 years.

Niamh Fehrmann

Niamh joined Deirdre Fox & Associates in March 2015 having previously worked in A. McCann & Company Solicitors as a legal assistant for over 8 years’. She has a vast range of experience in most aspects of the legal system.

Although Niamh is originally from Dublin, she now lives in Rathdrum. She likes travelling to Germany, on her time off, to catch up with her family and friends.

In her spare time, Niamh likes to keep busy and has a very active life. She likes to bake and enjoys the “great outdoor life” as well as fundraising for various charity events.

Arnold Elias

Arnold is originally from the Netherlands and moved to Ireland in 1996. He holds a Masters in Project Management from the Smurfit Business School and is the Managing Director of Elias Project Management Consultancy Limited.

He provides book-keeping services to Deirdre Fox & Associates on a part-time basis, liaising with the firm’s external accountant.

A keen sportsman, Arnold plays badminton, enjoys the great outdoors, especially mountain biking and touring on his motorbike.