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Clerkin Lynch LLP provides a range of legal services, specialising primarily in Commercial Litigation, Commercial Property and Corporate law. Find out more about our services here

Asset Management and Funds Corporate Litigation
Business and Financial Services Data Protection Media and Entertainment 
Business in China Environmental Law Medical Negligence 
Commercial Employment Property
Construction Fintech Start Up Companies
Conveyancing Insolvency Technology

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Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Since its inception, the bedrock of the firm has been its Commercial Litigation practice. In this regard the firm has acted in a wide variety of high profile disputes, including those in the areas of professional negligence, fraud, intellectual property, construction, judicial review, financial regulation and property disputes.


We have acted for a broad range of vendors and purchasers in the sale of their businesses. The firm prides itself on the deep understanding it has of our clients’ businesses which protects purchasers in their acquisitions of existing business and allows vendors to achieve their desired outcomes consistent with their commercial and financial expectations


Clerkin Lynch LLP has significant experience in relation to the acquisition, disposal and leasing of commercial, residential, development lands and mixed use properties. We act for a number of developers in acquiring and selling larges tranches of property in industrial estates and retail parks and also deal with the banking aspects of these transactions.


We act in contentious and non-contentious construction matters on behalf of all parties in construction projects including employers, main contractors, sub-contractors and professional advisors such as Architects, Engineers and Designers. The firm has extensive experience acting in arbitrations, mediations and conciliations and High Court litigation proceedings arising from construction disputes.

Commercial Contracts

We advise on all types of commercial contracts including agency agreements, distribution agreements, confidentiality agreements, licensing agreements and manufacturing and supply agreements.

Technology Law

We advise technology companies on all aspects of their business. Our work includes preparing and reviewing software licensing agreements, advising on intellectual property law as it pertains to the technology industry, drafting and reviewing end user agreements, drafting and reviewing click-wrap contracts.  


We advise clients on all issues relating to employment relations. We assist our clients in designing and implementing employment and human resources policies that are consistent with best market practice.  

Medical Negligence

At Clerkin Lynch LLP we are dedicated to offering our clients expert support and advice in any medical malpractice claim they might have, no matter how complex. We are committed to assisting a range of clients with various medical negligence claims as we understand that injury as a result of medical malpractice can be grievous […]

Media and Entertainment

Clerkin Lynch LLP has since the start of the practice had a strong focus on acting for clients in the media and entertainment industry. In addition to acting for celebrity musicians and entertainers the firm has also acted in a wide variety of transactions relating to the media industry including in the areas of cinema […]

Business in China

Clerkin Lynch LLP was one of the pioneering firms in Ireland in developing business and legal links with China.  Partner Kevin Lynch was Chairman of the Ireland China Business Association (the “ICBA”) for 2 years between 2010 and 2012 and also served on the Council of the ICBA for a number of years prior to […]

Business in Japan

Clerkin Lynch LLP has the capacity to provide both legal services to Japanese businesses in Ireland and translation services for Japanese clients, who want to do business in Ireland.   アイルランドで起業をお考えの方、住宅を購入される方、日本語でお手伝いいたします。お気軽にご連絡下さい。

Environmental Law

We have a significant interest in and focus on environmental matters and related legal work. This includes a broad scope of issues ranging from those pertaining to the acquisition, disposal and development of land and properties to the environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure requirements applicable to regulated entities and companies, as well as relevant […]

Data Protection

The firm has extensive experience advising clients on data protection issues and dealing with the Data Protection Commissioner. With the introduction of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation a range of new data protection requirements and potential risks will prevail upon businesses. Clerkin Lynch LLP acts not only for businesses in relation to their […]

Start-up Companies

As a firm which itself was originally launched as a start-up and given the experience and profile of our solicitors, we are ideally placed to advise start-up businesses in a manner with which they will feel familiar and comfortable.


The firm has extensive experience advising large Companies and private individuals through the insolvency process. We have advised on some of the largest bankruptcies and liquidations in the history of the state. The firm also has extensive experience in advising clients through the examinership and receivership process.

Banking and Financial Services

We act in all types of secured and unsecured lending transactions including development finance, acquisition finance and property finance. We also have experience of acting for Irish companies in cross border financing and international transactions. The Banking and Financial Services team works closely with the Asset Management and Funds team on relevant matters

Asset Management and Funds

We advise on the structuring, establishment and ongoing operation of investment funds in Ireland, including UCITS and Alternative Investment Funds, for international distribution. We assist clients in liaising with and obtaining appropriate regulatory authorisations from the national regulatory authority, the Central Bank of Ireland. We also advise on issues affecting clients throughout the asset management […]

Fintech & Crypto

We advise companies operating at the intersection of technology and the regulated environment. Our work includes advising on applicable regulations, preparing and reviewing applications for authorisation and preparing policies and procedures to ensure ongoing compliance. We advise on related agreements and common issues encountered including anti-money laundering policies and procedures. We can assist with VASP […]