Niall Clerkin

Founding Partner

Niall is from Castleknock in Dublin and was educated in St. Declan’s C.B.S, Trinity College Dublin and the Law Society of Ireland.


He trained as a solicitor with a leading Dublin law firm and qualified in 2002. Upon qualification he worked in the Asset Finance, working on a broad range of banking and aircraft finance transactions. He subsequently worked in the banking department of another leading Dublin law firm, for three years, where he acted for some of Ireland’s leading Banks and Corporations on all types of secured and unsecured lending.


Since starting Clerkin Lynch LLP, Niall has expanded his practice and has successfully acted in a broad range of litigation cases in the Commercial Court and Chancery Division of the High Court. He has particular expertise in all types of financial services litigation, professional negligence actions, insolvency, shareholders disputes and property disputes.


In addition to the above Niall has also acted for purchasers and vendors in large property and corporate transactions. Niall has also worked with the European Commission in Brussels and the Legal Resources Centre in Pretoria, South Africa.