LK Shields Solicitors launches charity partnership with Peter McVerry Trust

PUBLISHED: 1st October 2019

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LK Shields is delighted to announce the launch of our partnership with Peter McVerry Trust, a national housing and homelessness charity addressing the needs of people affected by homelessness and associated issues.

The charity worked with over 5,800 people in 2018, providing a wide range of support services offering pathways out of homelessness to support those on the margins of Irish society.

Over the coming months, LK Shields will work closely with the charity to assist them increase awareness of the issue of homelessness in Ireland and raise vital funds to support their vision and efforts.

This partnership is part of LK Shields’ ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility strategy which is guided by the principles of access, inclusion and opportunity and focuses on assisting the following causes: homelessness, disadvantaged young people and the environment.

Commenting on the launch, Managing Partner, LK Shields, Emmet Scully, said: 

“We are delighted to assist the Peter McVerry Trust in their sterling efforts to tackle the growing issues of homelessness in Ireland.  Central to our firms’ values are the ideas of access and opportunity and we believe these values firmly align with the ethos of the Peter McVerry Trust.  My colleagues and I look forward to organising and participating in numerous fundraising and volunteering events over the next 12 months."

Pat Doyle, CEO, Peter McVerry Trust commented:

“We're delighted to have the support of LK Shields in our efforts to provide solutions to homelessness.  Partnerships such as this enable us to provide long-term solutions through a housing-led response to homelessness.  We look forward to working with the team and employees at LK Shields to ensure that they fully understand the impact that their fundraising and support efforts have in supporting young people impacted by homelessness and social disadvantage”

For more information about Peter McVerry Trust and their work, please visit

About LK Shields

Established in 1988 and with offices in Dublin, Galway and London, our firm has over 100 legal professional staff and a total of 150 employees.  We help our clients achieve their strategic commercial objectives and proactively advise them on harnessing new opportunities as they arise.  We are committed to adding value both in terms of business success and also through superior service to our national and international clients.  To find out more visit

For more information please contact:

Emer Craig
Marketing and Communication Manager
LK Shields
T: +353 1 6385882

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