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Our Legal Practice

McGarr Solicitors represents clients in a wide range of matters, both commercial and personal. Through interest and experience, our solicitors have gained particular expertise in several keys areas of law and litigation where we are ideally placed to act for clients, including:

Medical Negligence*

All areas of medical negligence including Doctor and hospital error, cerebral palsy birth mishandling, misdiagnosis, Inquiries and inquests. Find out more about representation in a medical negligence claim.

Personal Injury*

Representing victims of accidents at work, road traffic accidents, industrial disease including asbestosis and respiratory diseases, product liability, enquiries and inquests.

Edward McGarr is the author of Deadly Wages: Irish Work Hazards, a study of the Irish Health and Safety regime in the workplace.

Environmental Law

In association with our planning law experience, McGarr Solicitors have been, and are, involved in a number of substantial environmental law cases in the High Court.

Planning Law

Development in Ireland requires planning permission. The local authorities are the principal agencies for this purpose. An Bord Pleanala has jurisdiction in strategic infrastructure and appeals.

McGarr Solicitors have been, and are, involved in a number of substantial planning cases in the High Court and have acted in regulatory compliance summary proceedings for land owners.

Buying or Selling a House

McGarr Solicitors have extensive experience in the buying and selling of all types of property. Before the introduction of the Certificate of Title system in conveyancing, Edward McGarr acted for a prominent building society in disbursing mortgages.


McGarr Solicitors recognise that the probate process is a difficult one for executors and beneficiaries alike. Our primary aim for all our probate clients is to provide them with all the necessary legal support to achieve a tax-efficient and expedited Grant of Probate.

Employment Law

McGarr Solicitors offer representation on all aspects of employment disputes in the Employment Appeals Tribunal, before the Rights Commissioner and Civil Courts, including representation in unfair dismissal and related statutory claims, and breach of contract actions.

  • Commence and defend injunction proceedings in the High Court in relation to the termination of employment, restraint of trade and breach of contract;
  • Prosecute equality and discrimination claims in the Equality Tribunal;
  • Represent clients in stress at work claims, personal injury action and constructive dismissal claims;

Additionally, we have considerable experience in judicial review proceedings.

If you would like to consult with a solicitor regarding any of the areas covered by our legal practice, please feel free to contact us.