Elaine Breen
General Counsel

At the end of May 2016, BlackBee welcomed Elaine Breen to the firm as it's Head of Legal & Compliance. Prior to this, Elaine worked with a large financial company having held several positions such as a Senior In-House Counsel, Head of Compliance, Chief Risk Officer and Company Secretary. In September 2018, Elaine became the Firm's General Counsel.

Elaine is a qualified Solicitor in Ireland with the Law Society of Ireland and in England & Wales under the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Her qualifications include a BA (Hons) in Business & Law, LLB (Hons), Diploma in Trusts & Estate Planning, a Diploma in Commercial Property, a Masters in Law (LLM) and Certificates in International Risk Management, Compliance & Commercial Conveyancing. Elaine is currently working towards the New York Bar Exams. In October 2019, Elaine was awarded and recognised as part of the GC Powerlist by 'The Legal 500' in Ireland which “recognised the top 100 in-house lawyers in Ireland”.

Elaine was a member of the Intellectual Property & Technology Law Committee for the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association for many years and is also a member of the Association of Compliance Officers of Ireland and International Risk Managers. Elaine is also a Committee Member on the In-House Legal Committee for the Southern Legal Association. Elaine is a judge on the Judging Panel for the International Compliance Awards 2019, the Early Irish Career Awards and is an assessor for the Good Governance Awards 2019. Elaine was also appointed to the Board of Management Committee to her former Secondary School in November 2019.

Elaine Breen

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