Brigid trained and qualified at Richards Butler before the merger with Reed Smith, and has spent her whole career to date at the firm.  She is a real estate lawyer with a broad practice including acting for developers of mixed-use and residential development projects;  transacting for investment clients, particularly in the office and logistics spaces; and acting for occupiers of real estate space, notably in the leisure and luxury retail sectors.  Brigid was listed as a Rising Star in the 2015 edition of the Super Lawyers Magazine published by The Telegraph and was promoted to partner in January 2015.   Brigid is the current vice-chair of Reed Smith’s women’s initiative network’s London committee and serves on the London office’s graduate recruitment panel, in both of which roles she takes an active role in championing gender equality.  Brigid has also spoken on a number of panels both within the firm and externally to talk about her experiences with a view to encouraging gender equality.  Brigid has two young children and in her spare time is a dedicated rugby fan, having been a keen player until recently.