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The Hon Fidelma Macken SC

Full Title: The Hon Fidelma Macken SC
Category: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 23.10.2006
Call Date: 23.7.1987

Education: Trinity College, Dublin; BA Mod; LSE; LLM

Admission: 2 March 1987; Call 23 July 1987; Called to the Irish Bar  1973; Acted as legal counsel to a firm of patent and trademark attorneys 1973-79; She commenced practising at the Bar of Ireland in 1979; QC 1995; Specialised in European Law, Irish Constitutional Law, Public and Administrative Law, Company Law and Intellectual Property; Appointed a judge of the High Court of Ireland 1998; First woman judge to be appointed to the European Court of Justice 1999; Returned to the High Court of Ireland 2004; Appointed to the Irish Supreme Court 2005; Retired in 2012