Anne Hickey (BCL, LL.B)

Anne Hickey (BCL, LL.B) has been practicing as a solicitor since 1985.

Having spent her early years as a solicitor in County Cork and County Sligo, Anne opened her practice in Wine St., Sligo in 1994.

Anne is highly qualified and experienced across a broad range of legal areas including: Property & Conveyancing, Accidents & Medical Cases, Family Law, Probate, and Employment Law. Anne frequently represents clients in Circuit Court and High Court cases and is particularly known for her caring approach towards clients and her persistence and tenacity in pursuit of their claims. Anne is held in high regard in the North West for her expertise in Family Law and she also has vast knowledge of buying and selling property throughout Ireland.

Anne has been delighted to expand her practice since it’s inception. The move to the partnership of Hickey Coghill Solicitors launched a new phase in offering the combined knowledge and experiences of three well known and respected solicitors working closely across litigation, conveyancing, probate and family law cases for clients.

Elaine Coghill (B.A. LL.M)

Elaine Coghill (B.A. LL.M) started her apprenticeship with Anne Hickey Solicitors in 2000.

Elaine holds a Master’s Degree in Commercial Law and has developed considerable experience in Family Law, Medical and Accident cases, Buying, Selling and Leasing Properties, Probate, Employment Disputes, Landlord & Tenant Law and representing clients in District, Circuit and High Court cases. She is greatly respected for her determination and persistence in court on behalf of clients.

Since qualifying as a solicitor in 2004, Elaine has gained a reputation for her approachability and friendliness among clients and colleagues.

The creation of the partnership of Hickey Coghill Solicitors is a tribute to both her knowledge and experience and is an exciting opportunity to further strengthen and expand the practice in the North West.

Edel Sheerin (LL.B)

Edel Sheerin (LL.B) has worked in a variety of medium to large firms gaining extensive experience of Commercial Contracts, Litigation (Irish and International), Family Law, Conveyancing and Probate.



Following 12 years working in two solicitors’ firms in Dublin, Edel moved to Norbrook Laboratories in Newry as an in-house solicitor. Originally from Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, she moved back home in 2019 and joined Hickey Coghill Solicitors some months later.

Edel was recruited for the specific knowledge and experience she has and the quiet efficiency she brings to her work. She prides herself in the detail she brings to the various complex legal issues involved and in developing a very caring and professional relationship with clients.