Sheena qualified as a solicitor in 1993 after completing a LLB (Hons) at Queen's University Belfast where she also attended the Institute of Professional Legal Studies.
As the founder and principal of Murphys Solicitors, Sheena has a wealth of experience within the legal profession. Sheena commenced employment with a large firm in County Down and played an integral part in the establishment and operation of the firm's employment law unit at its Belfast office.
In October 1999, Sheena opened her own practice, Murphys Solicitors, specialising in employment and employer law matters. As principal of the firm, Sheena has cultivated an impressive client base, providing specialist advice to her clients in all areas of employment law, industrial relations, discrimination and fair employment.
Sheena has also worked for a number of leading businesses within Northern Ireland, including a large nursing home group and a major construction business. She has also acted for a large banking institution. Sheena has extensive experience in all aspects of employment law advice, including matters arising in the Office of Industrial Tribunals and the Fair Employment Tribunal, as well as the High Court of Justice.