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Drusilla Hawthorne

c/o The Law Society of Northern Ireland

Dispute Resolution Service, 96 Victoria Street





Solicitor and Solicitor Advocate

Areas of Practice

Civil litigation – all court tiers/levels
Fair Employment and Industrial tribunals
High Court – Judicial Reviews

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I am a Solicitor - Advocate currently employed as the Principal Legal Advisor with the Legal Services Agency NI, an Agency of the Department of Justice.

With 32 years post -qualifying experience gained since 1985 I have worked previously as a Solicitor in general private practice in GAH Lockhart Solicitors and Carleton Atkinson and Sloan , TD Gibson and Co Solicitors and then subsequently in senior legal roles within the Fair Employment Commission ,the Equality Commission of NI ,the Legal Aid Department of the Law Society of NI and within its successors the Legal Services Commission of NI and latterly the Legal Services Agency NI.

I hold a Master’s degree in Human Rights and Discrimination law and my interests include law reform and social justice.

Mediation Focus

Civil & Commercial Mediation
Family Mediation
Workplace & Employment Mediation