Practice Areas

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

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 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 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 on […]

Media and Entertainment

Clerkin Lynch 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 marketing, […]

Business in China and Japan

Clerkin Lynch 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 his […]

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 acts not only for businesses in relation to their own […]

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.