Niamh joined Chambers in 2021 and is building a practice across the range of chambers’ specialisms. She has appeared at all levels up to and including the High Court and accepts instructions in all areas of family law.
Niamh has a particular interest in Court of Protection, International and public and private children work.
Children (Public Law)
Niamh is regularly instructed across all areas of public proceedings in cases involving chronic neglect, substance abuse, domestic and physical abuse and injury. She accepts instructions from parents, Guardians and local authorities.
Niamh is experienced in drafting threshold documents and advising upon the merits of seeking findings, reviewing the relevant evidence.
Children (Private Law)
Niamh has a growing private law practice, representing applicants, respondents and Guardians in s.8 Children Act 1989 proceedings, including cases which involve allegations of domestic, sexual and physical abuse.
She has a particular interest in cases with an international element and has experience of representing clients in relocation applications - both within the jurisdiction and internationally.
Court of Protection
Domestic Violence & Injunctions
Niamh regularly represents applicants and respondents in injunction proceedings under the Family Law Act 1996.
She has a particular interest in Forced Marriage Protection Orders is the co-author of the first and only comprehensive practitioner text on forced marriage.
International Family Law
Niamh has experience of acting and advising clients within public law cases with an international element and in cases involving international abduction.
What the Directories Say
"Niamh is an excellent advocate, very confident on her feet. Her preparation is second to none. She is an excellent communicator with clients to put them at ease. She is a rising star, definitely one to watch." Rising Star - Legal 500, 2024
04 October 2023
The Legal 500 2024 – Leading Set in Children Public and Private Law
1GC Family Law is pleased to announce that we have been included as a Top Tier set in Family: Children and Domestic Abuse in the 2024 edition of Legal 500.
05 January 2023
Niamh Daly wins prize in the Inner Temple Book Prize 2022
Niamh Daly‘s book, Forced Marriage Law and Practice, has been awarded Runner-Up for the Inner Temple Book Prize 2022 New Author’s prize
29 November 2022
1GC Family Law wins two awards at Family Law Awards 2022
Chambers came away from the Family Law Awards on the 28th November with awards in two categories, Children Team of the Year and Family Law Silk of the Year.