John Keaney

John was admitted as a solicitor in the UK in 1985.

Prior to relocating to Ireland in 2000, John was a partner in a firm specialised in all types of property related including:

• Sales and purchases of freehold and leasehold residential and commercial property

• Assignments of commercial leases including authorised guarantee agreements

• Acquisition of sites for development • Reviewing and advising on occupational leases

• Dealing with security requirements of lenders

• Negotiation of new commercial leases

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In January 2000 John relocated to Ireland and gained dual qualification. Since then he has dealt with property related matters in both jurisdictions. He has regularly dealt with matters such as:

• Negotiating contracts and new leases for the purchase of residential apartments

• Dealing with security requirements of lenders and borrowers

• Acting for developers in the acquisition of land and drafting documents for subsequent scheme for disposal of houses, apartments, shops and offices.

• Negotiating agreements for lease and leases of commercial properties. • Sales and purchases of both residential and commercial freehold and leasehold properties.

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John is a specialist in private residential tenancies under the Landlord and Tenant Act, 2004 (as amended) and is a member of the Disputes Resolution Committee of the Residential Tenancies in which capacity he sits on tribunals to determines appeals made to that body. John is also a member of the panel of solicitors established under the Mental Health Act, 2001 to represent patients at mental health tribunals Since 2011 john has been a lecturer in English Property Law for the Law Society of Ireland.