Michael O’Reilly

Biography of Michael O’Reilly

Lawyer & Author

Michael-minMichael O’Reilly is a lawyer (Solicitor and Barrister) with an extensive background in private practice, business, politics, litigation management, governance and strategic planning.

His book on the war-crimes trials of Ramush Haradinaj, former Prime Minister of Kosovo, will be published this year in Albanian and in English. A film script is also in the making – to which he is contributing.

A fiction project is also in hand. He began his career in international and banking taxation and then commercial and banking law. He left private practice in the mid-1980s to create a financial services business (structured finance) located in Shannon and Dublin, of which he was CEO for ten years. He has also undertaken a number of political assistance programmes for a leading US democratisation body – the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) – in Latin America and the Balkans.