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Social Media Policy



The Chambers participates in social media to inform and engage with solicitors and members of the public about my work. 


The Chambers uses social media to:

  • Communicate and interact with solicitors;

  • Promote discussion on relevant legal topics;

  • Respond to queries from solicitors;

  • Provide information about our practice;

  • Enable and respond to solicitors; and

  • Promote the Chamber's initiatives, meetings, publications, conferences and seminars.

With the exception of direct messages, all of the Chamber's tweets and posts are public.

The Chambers do not engage with user content that is:

  • Spam;

  • Inappropriate or misleading;

  • Malicious; and/or

  • Potentially defamatory or harmful to the Chambers or the barrister's’ profession generally.


Comments or opinions expressed by followers of the Chambers on social media do not represent the views of Barry Sheehan. The Chambers will moderate and remove any comments which are abusive, derogatory, defamatory or malicious in nature, or that do not comply with our social media policy.

Following and liking

The Chambers will mainly follow other organisations associated with the legal profession, but may follow individuals who use social media in a professional or legal capacity.

Being followed or liked by any of our social media accounts does not imply endorsement of any kind.

The Chambers will take a discerning approach towards following and liking, and will seek only to connect to the most relevant accounts.

Response times

The Chambers update and monitor our social media accounts during the office hours of 09:30 hours to 17:30 hours, Monday to Friday. We aim to respond to queries within five working hours.


Any personal information is treated in accordance with the relevant social media policy and our Privacy Notice. Social media policies can be located as follows:

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