Brid Manifold qualified as a solicitor in 1985. She has specialised in family law, including child care, both in private practice and in public service. She is principal of Manifold Solicitors, a practice dedicated to family law.
As a family law specialist who recognises the paramount importance of the future well being of the entire family, Brid is committed to offering clients positive alternatives to the court system.
She is a qualified Solicitor Mediator with Resolution, the UK Family Lawyers Association.
Brid is also a founder member of Galway Collaborative Law Practitioners and is a Board member of the National Association of Collaborative Practitioners.
In 2009, she represented clients in 3 of the first 4 cases to be concluded collaboratively in the Western Circuit.
Brid has undergone extensive training in mediation and collaborative law. She is also certified as a trainer with the International Association of Collaborative Practitioners.