Our Team

Our team of highly qualified solicitors have handled a large volume of cases and transactions across a broad range of practice areas and consistently deliver excellent service and results. The structure of our firm ensures clients’ requirements receive the attention they deserve and that their needs are at the forefront of the practice.

Kevin Lynch

Founding Partner

Kevin Lynch is a founding partner of Clerkin Lynch. He trained and qualified as a solicitor in a leading Dublin law firm, where he worked for 7 years prior to establishing Clerkin Lynch. Kevin has particular expertise in the areas of commercial law, commercial litigation and contentious and non-contentious construction law.

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Niall Clerkin

Founding Partner

Niall Clerkin is a founding partner of Clerkin Lynch. Niall trained and worked as a qualified solicitor for two of Dublin’s leading law firms, primarily practising in the area of banking and financial services law. Niall established Clerkin Lynch with Kevin Lynch in 2008. Since establishing the firm he has substantially expanded his practice areas and brings years of specialist expertise to the areas of commercial litigation, financial services law and commercial property law.

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Kevin Stewart

Trainee Solicitor

Kevin is a second-year trainee solicitor, who has gained experience in the areas of property, employment law, family law, landlord and tenant disputes, and commercial litigation.

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Sarah Bergin

Trainee Solicitor

Sarah is a first-year trainee solicitor currently gaining experience in the areas of property law, corporate law and litigation.

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Catherine Fitzgerald

Trainee Solicitor

Catherine is a first year trainee with Clerkin Lynch currently gaining experience in property law, commercial law and litigation.

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Benjamin Lynch

Trainee Solicitor

Benjamin is a trainee solicitor currently gaining experience in property law and commercial law.

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Cathal Quirke

Trainee Solicitor

Cathal joined Clerkin Lynch as a Trainee in 2020. Cathal is a graduate of the Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L) programme, and of the Master of Laws (L.L.M) degree course at University College Cork.

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Sophie McCrea


Sophie studied History and Classics at Maynooth University and graduated with a Master of Arts in Classical Studies in 2014. She started in Clerkin Lynch in April 2017, assisting in general office administration, bookkeeping and record management.

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Asa Yamada

山田 麻 Practice Manager

Asa has worked in Clerkin Lynch since October 2016. Her role at Clerkin Lynch involves a wide variety of responsibilities such as human resources, bookkeeping, and liaising with clients.


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Ciara O’Dwyer

Office Administrator

Ciara studied Hospitality Management at TU Dublin, Graduating in 2019. Ciara started in Clerkin Lynch in January 2020 as our new office administrator where she provides administrative support of the highest calibre. Ciara is the first point of contact for our clients. She is a friendly, enthusiastic and competent Office Administrator who enjoys taking the initiative and who has an enterprising and creative way of working.

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