Mark Tottenham BL  is the editor of Stare Decisis Hibernia. He founded the site in January 2011. He is a barrister, in practice in Dublin and on the south-eastern circuit. He has a general practice, including criminal law, property law and medical negligence. (Link)

He is a regular contributor to Laffoy’s Irish Conveyancing Precedents, and has written on legal matters for The Irish Times, The Conveyancing and Property Law Journal, the Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland and the Irish Law Times. He is a regular contributor to "The Brief", a legal affairs radio programme, broadcasting every Thursday on Near 90.3 FM and available on podcast.

Ciaran Joyce BL writes for Stare Decisis Hibernia on recent criminal judgments. He is a barrister based in Dublin with a general practice, but a special interest in criminal law.

Simon Mills BL is a barrister, and formerly worked as a medical doctor. He specialises in all aspects of medical law (including medical negligence) and professional regulatory law.

He is the author of Clinical Practice and the Law (Bloomsbury Professional, 2nd ed, 2007), and the lead author of Disciplinary Proceedings in the Statutory Professions (Bloomsbury Professional, 2011). (Link)

Aoife Budd BL is a barrister, in practice in Dublin and on the south-eastern circuit. She writes for Stare Decisis Hibernia primarily on employment and personal injuries cases.

James Cross BL is a barrister in general practice in Dublin. He writes for Stare Decisis Hibernia primarily on asylum and immigration cases.

Keith Blizzard is the author of The Law of Financial Derivatives in Ireland (Round Hall, 2011), available here. He lectures in Finance Law in the Law Society of Ireland, and has formerly worked for the Ulster Bank Group, the Bank of Ireland, J P Morgan and the Financial Services Authority in the UK and was an associate in Allen & Overy Solicitors. (LinkedIn profile)

Alan Woods BL contributes to Stare Decisis Hibernia on asylum and immigration judgments. He is a barrister, based in Dublin, with a general practice. (Link.)

Ian Fitzharris BL is a barrister specialising in Commercial, Employment and Criminal Law in Dublin. He writes for Stare Decisis Hibernia primarily on company law cases. (Link.)

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Vincent Walshe is the publisher of StareDecisisHibernia.  He also has an Internet Marketing practice in which he helps small companies to use the internet as an effective sales channel for their business. (Link)

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