Amanda Connolly is the co-founder and managing partner at Connolly Finan Fleming Solicitors.
Over the course of her career, she has demonstrated a tenacity for defending her clients that is unparalleled.

Amanda specializes in regulatory offences and statutory compliance; fraud and white collar crime.
She is one of the leading lawyers in the area of sexual offences in Ireland as her dual qualification as a barrister makes her a skilled advocate and strategic trial lawyer. Amanda has a proven track record in challenging legislation to protect clients’ rights as enshrined in the Constitution and under the European Convention of Human Rights. Amanda has taken many successful High Court actions challenging the State in order to vindicate her clients personal, constitutional and human rights.

Before launching her own firm, Amanda practiced as a barrister for several years before being
entered on the Roll of Solicitors in 2007.

Amanda was appointed as a Notary Public by the Chief Justice the Supreme Court in 2016.

She is a member of the Irish chapter of the international White Collar Womens Defense Association (WCWDA)


  • Amanda is also very involved in the area of privacy and personal data rights and has been involved in advising regulatory and commercial clients across a wide spectrum of industries of how to best apply the GDPR to their day to day activities including giving Specific GDPR compliance advice and providing in depth GAP analysis reports identifying risk areas and recommending mitigating factors and action points.
  • Sucessfully advised and defended many high profile defendants who were prosecuted for various sexual offences.
  • Represented high profile family in their Supreme Court challenge against disposal orders made by the Criminal Assets Bureau working closely with three leading QC’s to bring the case to a conclusion