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Orlaith Devereaux

Senior Associate
T: 020 7693 5826

Orlaith advises clients in relation to a broad range of family law issues arising in contemplation of marriage, during cohabitation and on the breakdown of a relationship.

Her work covers all areas of family law, including divorce, financial remedy proceedings, obtaining/defending non-molestation and occupation orders, cohabitation issues and private law children law matters.  These issues often also have an international dimension or the involvement of competing jurisdictions.

Orlaith is recommended in The Legal 500 UK 2024.


Orlaith read Politics and Philosophy in Dublin before qualifying as a solicitor, having trained at a boutique law firm in St John’s Wood. After qualification, she worked as a solicitor at a central London family law firm.

Qualified December 2016, joined Payne Hicks Beach in March 2020.

To learn more about divorce and separation visit our dedicated webpage and download our guide.

Orlaith is recommended in The Legal 500 UK 2024.

Orlaith won gold in the “Family Lawyer of the Year – Associate” category at the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards 2023.