Practice Areas

Property

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.

Litigation

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.

Commercial

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

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

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.