Clodagh O'Hagan

Clodagh O'Hagan

Solicitor

IFSC, Dublin

Tel: +353 (0) 1 670 2990
Fax: +353 (0) 1 670 2990

Email: cohagan@mckr.ie

Experience

Clodagh O’Hagan TEP is a Solictor at McKeever Solicitors in the International Financial Services Centre in Dublin, and was admitted to practice in Ireland in 2003.

Clodagh maintains a broad private client practice and specialises in the areas of property and probate law. She has extensive experience in the purchase and sale of various types of residential and commercial property. More recently she has handled property related insolvency cases and the disposal of properties for financial institutions and receivers. She advises on leases of commercial properties for a variety of different industries, professionals and businesses. She also assists the commercial department in the review and perfection of security and reconstruction of titles.

Clodagh has been appointed as a member of the Law Society’s eConveyancing Task Force.

Clodagh is also a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) and has practical experience and knowledge of probate and succession law. She drafts wills, gives preliminary tax advice and assists in the administration of testate and intestate estates. She has worked on contentious probate cases and related litigation. She also can arrange to extract Grants of Representation in the UK for estates with UK based assets.

Clodagh advises generally in relation to French property and liaises with notaires and our office in Paris to assist Irish clients with French property issues. She is a contributing author to the ‘Complex Conveyancing’ Manual 2nd edn., Dublin: Bloomsbury Professional, 2011 on the subject of ‘International Property’.

In October 2014 Clodagh was appointed a Notary Public by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court for Dublin city and counties Dublin, Meath, Kildare and Wicklow.

Professional Bodies

Law Society of Ireland

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Education

BA Law and European Studies

LLM in European and Comparative Law

Diploma in Legal French

Diploma in Trust and Estate Planning

Diploma in Notarial Law and Practice

Languages

French

Recently Authored

What is an Enduring Power of Attorney and do I need one?

18 January 2017

An Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) is a document that allows you to plan for the management of your future in the event that you become mentally incapacitated e.g. by way of stroke, dementia, Alzheimer’s etc. An EPA enables you to choose a person that you trust to manage your personal and financial affairs.

Capital Acquisitions Tax Thresholds

7 November 2016

The new tax-free thresholds have increased in each Group from 2015 and consequently represent an increase in the amount which may be inherited or passed on by way of gift without becoming subject to taxation.

New EU Succession laws: Re-write your Will

29 July 2016

Different national legislation governing inheritance has made the issue of succession highly complicated where people own properties in more than one country. Those differences frequently led to conflict of law problems for property owners. However, the introduction of new EU legislation has simplified cross-border succession.

Bankrupt Beneficiaries

1 February 2013

A personal representative of an Estate should be wary of paying out legacies to persons whom they know or believe to have been made bankrupt. The Official Assignee in Bankruptcy is appointed over all of the property of the bankrupt and therefore such property vests automatically in the Assignee under section 44 of the Bankruptcy Act 1988. This includes the right to assets in an estate on the date of the bankruptcy order even if has not yet been distributed.