What we do

Our practice is divided into six core areas. Please click on the links below to find out more. You can also click on the news section for details of some of our recent transactional and advisory work


Corporate lending

Corporate recovery, workouts and debt restructuring

Acquisition and development finance

Loan book acquisition

Property finance

Lease and asset finance

Tax based/structured loans



We advise on all areas of corporate transactional law including business acquisitions and sales, mergers and takeovers, management buy-outs and buy-ins, private equity and venture capital, start-ups (together with seed funding and development capital), group reorganisations, refinancings and demergers, joint ventures and partnerships and company secretarial services.


We have significant experience in the area of general corporate and commercial law including shareholders agreements, outsourcing arrangements, joint venture agreements, option agreements, ICC and UNCITRAL Model Forms, general terms and conditions as well as franchise, distribution and agency agreements.

Corporate Governance

We have advised widely on issues of corporate governance issues including directors’ responsibilities, S29 & S31 obligations, money-laundering, the Irish Takeover Panel and the Combined Code. As well as acting for privately-held companies.We have also advised national and international sporting organisations on compliance with corporate governance and issues of administrative law.


We have acted for clients in interacting with a variety of National Regulatory Authorities including the Central Bank, the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement, the Commission for Communications Regulation, the Competition Authority and the Irish Aviation Authority.


We have advised clients across a variety of different technology and IP/IT matters including reseller agreements, copyright, patent and trademark issues, domain name transfer agreements, software development agreements, source code escrow agreements and IP assignment agreements.


We have advised both private companies and state agencies in relation to their obligations under EU and national public procurement legislation. A recent project involved advising the Government of the State of Georgia in a World Bank-funded programme to facilitate the implementation of e-procurement in Georgia.



We advise on day to day on key employment-related matters, including contractual issues stress, bullying, harassment, health and safety and equality in the work place.

Dispute Resolution

We provide employment-related claims and dispute resolution services. Our solicitors have experience of attending before the Irish Courts, Employment Appeals Tribunal, The Labour Court, Rights Commissioners and the Equality Tribunal.


We draft and prepare employment contracts, as well associated company policies, staff procedures (including grievance and disciplinary procedures) and handbooks.


We are also well positioned to advise on a wide range of industrial relations matters, including the areas of the transfer of undertakings, redundancy, severance arrangements and unfair and wrongful dismissals.

Litigation/Dispute Resolution

Financial Services/Debt Recovery

  • Bank loan and security litigation
  • Investor and securities litigation
  • Debtor litigation and debt recovery

Insolvency & Related Services

  • Examinerships
  • Liquidations (voluntary and involuntary)
  • Receiverships
  • Creditors’ and other schemes of arrangement
  • Security enforcement
  • Directors’ disqualification – applications, investigations and defence


Commercial contract disputes, Shareholder disputes, Shareholder oppression claims (Section 205, Investor disputes, Investor class actions, Shareholder schemes of arrangement, Directors’ duties, directors’ disputes, ODCE enforcement

Property & Environmental

  • Construction
  • Property contract disputes
  • Planning disputes
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Project litigation

Licensing & Related Services

  • Liquor licensing
  • Auctioneer and house agent licensing
  • Gaming and lotteries
  • Event licensing
  • Homeowner class claims

Private Client

Residential conveyancing

Charities and Religious Orders

Family Wealth and Structuring

Wills, Trusts

Succession and Estate Planning

Wealth Preservation/Asset Protection

Enduring Powers of Attorney

Wards of Court


Property/Real Estate

We act for corporate and private clients, financial institutions, property developers, private equity funds, retailers and owners/occupiers on a full range of commercial and residential property transactions, including:

    • Auctions, Purchases & Sales

    • Construction and development projects;

    • Investment acquisitions and disposals;

    • Construction Developments and Building Contracts

    • Lease transactions;

    • Loan portfolios transfers;

    • Advising liquidators, examiners, creditors and receivers in the management and disposal of distressed property;

  • Tax structuring advice; and security and loan facilities relating to property assets