Firm Profile > Leman Solicitors > Dublin, Ireland

Leman Solicitors
8-34 PERCY PLACE
DUBLIN 4
Ireland

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

The 'business-savvy and efficient' Leman Solicitors has particular expertise in advising on private equity and venture capital investments, counting funds and debt providers among its clients. The team also advises early-stage high-potential corporates throughout their lifecycles, and acts for a number of technology companies. Other areas of strength include M&A transactions with a cross-border element and corporate reorganisations. Practice head Dominic Conlon has extensive experience advising clients in the payments space.

Practice head(s):

Dominic Conlon

Testimonials

The speed with which Leman get back to you is second to none. Their professionalism was exceptional. The experience and advice that Leman was able to supply to us helped move along the legal agreements.’

The process of dealing with the staff at Leman was fluid and efficient. We experienced great honesty from the team and it felt more akin to working with in-house colleagues.

Senior associate Gavin Bluett was always on top of everything that needed to be taken care of in a timely manner.

Dominic Conlon was always available to discuss matters when necessary.

Very professional, well organised and well resourced.’

Good listeners and good at scoping out and agreeing requirements. Flexible. Good expertise and knowledge.

Business savvy and efficient in their advice and strategy.

Key clients

Gamestop

Alliance Data

Viztip Limited/Quinby Holdings Limited

PwC

Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland Limited

Padraig Thorton Waste Disposal Limited

Press Up Entertainment Group

BES Management Designated Activity Company

Stephen Vernon

Sebela Pharmaceuticals

Waterland

Dispute resolution Tier 4

Noted for its 'depth of expertise', Leman Solicitors is particularly active in contractual and financial services disputes involving banking, pensions, funds, insurance, and debt recovery and enforcement. Clients include domestic and international financial institutions, corporates and shareholders. The team is jointly led by the 'extremely competent and experienced' Larry Fenelon and Ronan McGoldrick, partner and head of financial services disputes, who is a 'brilliant solicitor' and brings 'a significant degree of expertise' to matters.

Practice head(s):

Larry Fenelon; Ronan McGoldrick

Testimonials

Leman are experts in their fields but it is their practical application of the law to a budget that is their main strength.

The Leman team apply their experience and know-how in a practical, efficient manner.

Larry Fenelon is extremely competent and experienced, and well known in Irish litigation circles.

The transactions are very much partner-led. Ronan McGoldrick is always at hand 24 hours a day with full knowledge and understanding of exactly where the matter is at, not to mention bringing a significant degree of expertise in terms of his overall supervision to the team. Ronan has a lot of very good associates working with him, in particular Brian Conroy.

Very professional team, hardworking, put in long hours to deliver for their clients.

Ronan McGoldrick and Brian Conroy are brilliant solicitors. They give the client peace of mind that they are on top of the brief.

While it has depth of expertise and is a reasonable large firm there is still the personal touch and their response time is excellent.

They have our best interests at heart and will strive to find a solution to the issue while protecting us, as their client.

Employment Tier 4

Providing a 'high standard of advice', Leman Solicitors has significantly grown its employment practice in the last year, sparked by the arrival of Blathnaid Evans as practice head from Matheson; Evans has 'excellent knowledge of employment law'. The firm has advised employers on a number of complex matters, including work on sexual harassment, restrictive covenants, and TUPE cases.

Practice head(s):

Blathnaid Evans

Testimonials

‘We are absolutely satisfied with their services. The advice we receive is always thorough, conscientious, diligent and effective. We are happy with their services also in terms of proactivity, efficiency and responsiveness. We have used other foreign law firms and lawyers as well. In comparison with these firms, Leman is one of the best by reason of the strengths listed above.’

‘We instruct them for the high standard of their advice and the very professional way it is communicated. They provide solutions for our problems.’

‘I find Blathnaid Evans very responsive with an excellent knowledge of employment law. Her advice is also very commercial and practical.’

‘The  key strength would be that Leman fitted with our way of working. As we have a relatively high degree of legal competence (our in-house legal team), we typically look to focus on the areas where the most value can be obtained and Leman’s support and advice nailed this, meeting our needs entirely. We are very happy with the service provided.’

‘Blathnaid Evans is very competent and experienced, with deep expertise in employment disputes. Blathnaid took the lead for us, guiding us through the process. Proactively drove the agenda and delivered a good outcome. Provided the style of service that companies with competent in-house legal teams desire.’

‘A responsive team with good quality service at a competitive price.’

‘Bláthnaid Evans is our main point of contact. She is an experienced employment lawyer, who always responds to our queries professionally, conscientiously and effectively. Mark Roberts is also a confident and reliable lawyer with a practical approach who works quickly and tends to find smart solutions to our problems.’

Real estate Tier 4

Leman Solicitors' practice handles the full range of real estate work with notable expertise in commercial developments, property acquisitions, landlord and tenant work, asset management issues, property finance mandates and matters in the retail and leisure sectors. John Hogan leads the department and advises domestic and international property companies. Andrew Nagle is also a key name to note and counts financial institutions, property funds and insolvency practitioners as clients.

Practice head(s):

John Hogan

Key clients

The Workman’s Club Limited / Advanced Vision Limited

Avam Limited

Zipony Limited

Gate Gourmet Ireland Limited

Durkan (Davitt Road) Limited

Bridlegrand (Park) Limited

Kellogg Europe Trading Limited

Grand Coast Capital Group

Brushfield Limited (Press Up Entertainment Group)

Founded in 2007, Leman Solicitors are Ireland’s most innovative law firm. We specialise in Financial Services, Real Estate, Commercial and Technology. Our vision is to be a unique legal business providing an outstanding client experience by the most efficient means. We also have four key dedicated departments; Real Estate, Corporate, Dispute Resolution and Employment.

We rely on innovation to ensure that you get the advice you need on time and on budget. We are the first law firm in Ireland to operate a paperless office. We are also the first law firm in Ireland to give our clients online access to their entire file. We discard hourly rates and offer fixed fees for all work, which means we can provide a greater level of service at a lower cost.

All of our lawyers are experts in their specialist fields, having worked in the largest law firms in Ireland and the United Kingdom and in-house with some of the largest corporations in the world. With Leman you can expect something different.

Department Name Email Telephone
Real Estate John Hogan
Dispute Resolution Larry Fenelon
Corporate, Commercial & M&A Dominic Conlon
Dispute Resolution Ronan McGoldrick
Employment Bláthnaid Evans
Corporate, Commercial & M&A Mark Roberts
Real Estate Andrew Nagle
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Dominic Conlon  photo Mr Dominic Conlon
Miss Bláthnaid Evans  photo Miss Bláthnaid Evans
Mr Larry Fenelon  photo Mr Larry Fenelon
Mr John Hogan photo Mr John Hogan Partner
Mr Ronan McGoldrick photo Mr Ronan McGoldrick
Mr Andrew Nagle photo Mr Andrew Nagle Partner
Mr Mark Roberts  photo Mr Mark Roberts
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