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Personal Litigation

OUR LITIGATION TEAM provides legal services to a broad mix of both commercial and private clients. As a medium-sized firm, we can respond swiftly to our clients, meeting the individual needs of our private clients, with confidential, face-to-face personal service and the benefit of our wide-ranging legal expertise that is cost effective for the individual.

Our team runs a busy Personal Litigation practice, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in High Court and Circuit Court actions. We have many years’ of experience in handling:

  • Bankruptcy proceedings and insolvency
  • Banks: disputes with and matters concerning financial institutions
  • Debt recovery in all courts for secured and unsecured debt
  • Defamation: both Plaintiff and Defence with particular emphasis on Social Media complaints
  • Ecommerce: disputes arising out of online transactions
  • Employment and labour law matters and disputes
  • Liquor licensing applications
  • Product Liability/consumer protection
  • Personal Injuries
  • Professional negligence
  • Public liability claims
  • Road traffic actions
  • Workplace injuries

We advise private clients in respect of property matters such as:

  • Administration of testate/intestate estates; assistance in administration of estates
  • Conveyancing
  • Commercial Property: purchase and sale of commercial and mixed use property
  • Grants of Representation in the UK; extracting Grants
  • Landlord & tenant actions
  • Leases: commercial and residential Leases
  • Mortgages and re-mortgaging of property
  • General advices relating to property transactions in France
  • Power of attorney: advice on specific, general or enduring power of attorney
  • Probate and Succession law
  • Probate related litigation
  • Rectification and reconstruction of title and planning
  • Residential Property: purchase and sale of residential property
  • Trusts Deeds
  • Wills: drafting wills and preliminary taxation advice

Family Law:

We advise clients in relation to Family Law matters to include Separation and Divorce Proceedings. We can provide advice and legal services in respect of the following:

  • Access applications in the District, Circuit and High Courts
  • Adoption
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Cohabitation
  • Custody: advice on child custody, residence, visitation, child contact, child support
  • Custody disputes, custody applications
  • Declaration of parentage applications
  • Domestic abuse/violence, protection and safety orders, barring orders
  • Divorce applications
  • Emergency applications, emergency injunctions and emergency procedures for enforcement of child custody, property orders and orders for spousal support
  • Guardianship applications on behalf of parents and also family members to include grandparents
  • Hague Convention, child abduction applications
  • Inheritance: advice on inheritance issues
  • Maintenance: applications for maintenance, spousal support, alimony and surrogacy
  • Maintenance: applications for maintenance reduction
  • Nullity applications
  • Pension Adjustment orders, Life Policy orders
  • Prenuptial and post nuptial agreements
  • Relocation: application regarding relocation and removal from Jurisdiction
  • Same-sex partnerships
  • Separation: advice on legal issues relating to separation

French, Polish and German spoken at McKeever Solicitors



Maurice Dockrell

Maurice is head of Employment Litigation and practices in Commercial, Regulatory and Private Client Litigation.
+353 1 859 0100

Damian Reilly

Damian has a broad range of experience, acting for both Plaintiffs and Defendants at all levels, in personal, commercial, and general litigation cases.
+353 1 859 0100

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