Annette Hickey

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Annette was apprenticed with Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan and qualified as a solicitor in 1998. Having worked in all departments of the firm, she has exclusively practised family law in the litigation department for the past ten years.

Annette currently heads the Surrogacy & Fertility Law unit in the firm.


Annette practises in the firms litigation department where she specialises in family law. Annette provides expert legal advice on all aspects of the breakdown of the family unit, including separation and divorce. She has particular expertise in the financial terms of separation/divorce; advising on maintenance, pension and property matters. Annette deals sensitively with private childcare matters, including guardianship, custody and access. Additionally, Annette often provides pre-marriage advice and is experienced with the drafting of co-habitation agreements.

As one of the leading experts on surrogacy in Ireland, Annette expertly guides and advises clients on surrogacy arrangements and is successful in achieving the best outcome for those whom she represents. Annette always provides a very compassionate and sensitive service to her surrogacy and family law clients.

Professional Affiliations/Membership

Law Society of Ireland


Annette has an honours law degree from University College Dublin and a Family Law Diploma from the Law Society of Ireland.

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