Since 2002, Valerie Peart has been the Principal of Pearts Solicitors and Town Agents, who have been in existence since 1883, serving hundreds of solicitor firms countrywide.
She worked with her Father Denis Peart, in Pearts, from 1974 while attending UCD, and subsequently qualified as a solicitor in 1980.
In 2016 she completed the Certificate in Legal Practice Development run by the Diploma Centre of the Law Society.
Valerie practices in many areas of law, including Conveyancing and Probate, but her main time is devoted to managing, together with her Husband Gerard Wade, the Town Agency Practice, of which she has much experience.
She is a member of the Supreme and High Courts Civil User Group and the Probate Office User Group, established by the Court’s Service in 2004.
A member of the Council of the Law Society since 2009, Valerie has been a member of a wide variety of Committees and Task Forces. She has chaired the Education Committee, The Guidance & Ethics Committee and the Practice Management Standard Working Group.
She currently serves as a consultant to the Education Committee and is vice-Chair of the Legal Services Excellence Steering Group.
She also serves on the Professional Wellbeing Steering Group.