The Team

Noel Guiden

Noel has been involved in the profession as a Legal Costs Accountant for in excess of 35 years and is the managing director of the firm.  He is a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Costs Accountants and a current member of the Institute’s Council.  He has extensive experience in respect of all aspects of legal costs with a particular specialised knowledge of medical negligence and other catastrophic personal injury cases, commercial, liquidations and tribunal matters.

Contact: noel.guiden@behans.ie

John Sludds

John is a director in the firm and has been with the firm for in excess of 25 years.  He is a Fellow of Institute of Legal Costs Accountants and a former member of the Institute’s Council. He is vastly experienced in respect of all aspects of legal costs with a particular emphasis on professional negligence, product liability, commercial, judicial review and personal injury cases.


Contact: john.sludds@behans.ie

Paul Conlon

Paul is a director in the firm and has an extensive knowledge of legal costs with defamation and libel being a particular speciality.  He also has extensive experience and knowledge of costs in respect of personal injury, injunctions and professional negligence cases. Paul has been with the firm for some 25 years and is a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Costs Accountants.  He is a former member of the Council of the Institute of Legal Costs Accountants.

Contact: paul.conlon@behans.ie

Aidan O'Connor

Aidan is a director in the firm and has been with the firm since 1997.  He is a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Costs Accountants and a former member of the Institute’s Council.  He has a broad, extensive knowledge of all aspects of legal costs with personal injury, judicial review, family law and tribunal costs being a particular speciality.



Contact: aidan.oconnor@behans.ie

Shane Galligan

Shane is a director in the firm and has been with the firm since 1998.  He is a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Costs Accountants and is a current member of the Institute’s Council.  He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.  He is vastly experienced in all aspects of legal costs with a particular interest in arbitration, commercial, injunctive proceedings, professional negligence and personal injury matters.




Contact: shane.galligan@behans.ie

Sharon Fagan

Sharon has been with the firm for over eighteen years.  She is a fellow of the Institute of Legal Costs Accountants and has a vast knowledge of all aspects of legal costs.  She currently heads our Circuit Court department, however, in addition has vast experience of taxing of costs before the Taxing Masters of the High Court.  Sharon specialises in personal injury costs, debt collection costs, High Court judicial reviews and has a very broad range of experience of dealing with all aspects of legal costs having taxed Circuit Court costs throughout the length and breadth of the country.

Contact: sharon.fagan@behans.ie

Sinead Mulholland

Sinead joined the firm in 2017.  She holds a BA in Sociology, Politics and Law, an LLB in Law and an LLM in Law and is a student member of the Institute of Legal Costs Accountants.  She currently works with Shane Galligan and has already gained experience in respect of the preparation of Circuit Court Bills of Costs and has appeared before both the County Registrar and the Taxing Master.  


Contact: sinead.mulholland@behans.ie

Mark Aungier

Mark is a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies.  He joined the firm in 2017 initially in the position of Court Clerk and has progressed to the position of trainee Legal Costs Accountant where he is currently training under Aidan O’Connor.  Mark has already gained experience in the preparation of bills of costs and has been taxing Bills of Costs before the County Registrar in the Circuit Court.


Contact: mark.aungier@behans.ie

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