Our Property Team, led by Frances Kennedy, advises both residential and commercial property clients, from the first-time buyer to the experienced developer. Our approach to any property transaction is proactive, transparent and solutions driven.

Our Areas of Advice include:

Buying or selling a property can be a daunting project. With the wrong legal advisors, the process can become drawn out and frustrating. We aim to identify potential title issues early so that they can be dealt in an efficient manner without undue delay.

Our service is fully transparent and responsive, helping our clients to fully understand the process. We endeavour to make the client experience as smooth and stress free as possible by taking over the responsibility for directly liaising with the auctioneers, engineers, architects and banks.

We are your one-stop shop for all commercial property transactions.

We advise our client on all stages, including corporate structuring, financing, lender negotiation, title review, site purchasing, planning, development & fit-out contracts, leasing and sales.

We advise on landlord and tenant matters including: lease and licensing agreements; landlord consent applications and negotiations; assignments and sub-leases; lease repudiation and forfeiture applications.

Our contentious services include advising clients on any issues arising from the management of their properties, including dispute resolution, debt collection, the issuing of court proceedings and implementing re-entry by the landlord.


When disputes arise, you want a strategy which is pragmatic, transparent and cost effective. Our Litigation Team works with our clients, giving them legal advice and support which is unique to them and their situation. We have extensive experience in all forms of civil and commercial litigation.

We attend at all courts including the Commercial Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court on civil and commercial disputes.

Primary Service Areas: commercial law, property law, environment and planning law, employment law, probate and mental health law.


We are commercially focused law firm. We are business owners ourselves and therefore fully appreciate all that it means to begin and run your own business in what can seem like an ever changing political and economic backdrop. We spend the time getting to know our clients’ businesses, their objectives and concerns.

We advise on all commercial matters including:

  • Shareholder agreements
  • Investments agreements
  • Buying or selling companies (share purchase / asset purchase)
  • Finance agreements
  • Commercial contracts
  • Dispute resolution
  • Corporate governance

Finance and Banking Law

Our finance team, led by Michael Hastings, specialises in structuring, documenting and advising on transactions in the corporate lending and real estate finance sectors. We bring extensive experience of acting for banks and other financial institutions, alternative lenders and other market participants, both domestic and international, as well as for a wide range of borrowers, including corporates and private investors.

We advise on a broad range of finance transactions and have the necessary expertise and experience to offer our clients a clear insight and understanding of the issues at hand in their transactions. We bring this experience and market knowledge to every transaction ensuring every client receives efficient, collaborative and reliable advice.

Private Client Services

Being a relationship based law firm, our team is there to help our private clients with all of life’s challenges and milestones.

Our private client services include the following:

  • Powers of Attorney / Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Wills / Probate Matters
  • Personal Injuries
  • Employment Matters
  • Investments
  • Buying / Selling Property
  • Personal Injuries

Liquor Licensing Law

We act in all aspects of licensing law for food and drink in Ireland. We advise on and represent clients in particular on the following:

  • Wine Retailers on Licences
  • Restaurant certificates
  • Special Restaurant Certificates
  • Seven Day Ordinary On Licences for pubs
  • Exemptions, extensions, music, singing and dancing licenses
  • Retailers off Licences
  • Extensions and variations of licensed areas
  • Bonded warehousing for wholesale retail of alcohol
  • Renewals, complaints and prosecutions.
  • Festivals licensing and bar agreements.

For client’s looking to buy or sell a Seven Day On Licence, we can facilitate introductions to our network of agents in this space.

Estates / Probate / Trusts

We have vast experience in advising our clients on important matters such as the drafting of wills, trust creation, succession law and estate planning, probate and the administration of estates, probate related sales of property, the administration of trusts and settlements, testamentary and probate disputes, beneficiary rights and entitlements, ordinary and enduring powers of attorney, wardship applications and charitable trusts.

Capacity Law

The current law around capacity is undergoing great change with the introduction of the Assisted-Decision (Capacity) Making Act 2015. This long-awaited legislation has been delayed in its commencement and it is now envisaged that it will commence fully by the end of 2022.

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Planning & Environmental Law

We are adept at providing timely and concise advice in all aspects of planning and environmental law. Our Team has vast experience in advising both applicant and developer clients in judicial review challenges including planning decisions and development plans at High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court level. This experience enables us to offer the most practical and strategic advice to our clients whatever their requirements.