About Us

Our clients are very important to us and as such we endeavour to foster a close relationship with each of them.

Communication between both client and solicitor is, in our view, paramount. To that end, we actively encourage clients to communicate electronically with us where this is both possible and desirable. We are a National law firm and have represented the interests of our clients in all Courts throughout Ireland.

We see little point in providing legal services and advices to you if you do not understand them.With this in mind, when we meet with you, whether the meeting is the first or the latest in a long series of meetings, you are our guest and we treat you as such.Our aim is to use this time in an efficient manner to hear what your needs are, explain and present a clear and concise plan of action in comprehensible terms, and to ultimately arrive at a strategy that is suitable for you.




Hugh Phelan is Principal of the firm and head of the firm’s Compliance, Corporate, Commercial and Conveyancing sectors, Specialising particularly in Company Law, Commercial Conveyancing and Business Transactions.
His foremost areas of expertise involve Business Contracts and Agreements and he has assisted a number of foreign corporations in establishing their Irish operations, acting, in some instances, on their Boards of Directors as Chief Legal Officer. He has also advised the Boards of Directors of a number of “start-up” firms as to their legal obligations relative to Irish company law.

He is a qualified Notary Public duly constituted and appointed by the Chief Justice of Ireland and President of the Supreme Court and is commissioned for life. He is also qualified as a Solicitor in both England and Wales where he regularly advises on the implications of Brexit on both UK and Irish Companies. Hugh has attained more than twenty years’ large-scale management experience in UK Leisure Corporations.

Experience Highlights

Hugh has most recently advised and acted on the following:

  • 100% share acquisition of a Leisure Company.
  • Royalty and Licence Agreements for a multi-jurisdictional tech company.
  • Transfer Pricing in line with recommended ODCE practices.
  • Share Purchase/Sale Agreements for Multinational Company.
  • Advised on Corporate Governance and Compliance for National and Multinational Corporations.
  • Company Acquisitions in other EU member states
  • Insolvency – Dealing with Receivers / Banks /Private Funds


Christian Brothers College, Cork.
Brighton College of Technology (HCIMA).
University College Cork (BCL).
Law Society of Ireland – Diploma in Commercial Litigation (Dip. Comm. Lit.)
Faculty of Notaries Public Ireland- Diploma in Notarial Law and Practice (Dip.Not.L.)

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