Coonan Cawley

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Our firm of Legal and Tax professionals provides legal advice of the highest calibre. At Coonan Cawley Solictors we consider quality of advice to be of paramount importance.

Andrew Coonan

Email: acoonan@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Qualified as a Solicitor in February 1997 and has obtained a Degree in politics and history. He pursued a career as an amateur jockey for a number of years before turning his attention solely to law.

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Qualified as a Solicitor in February 1997 and has obtained a Degree in politics and history. He pursued a career as an amateur jockey for a number of years before turning his attention solely to law. Andrew is Secretary of the Irish Jockeys Association and practises in all aspects of law but has particular expertise in the area of the Racing and Equestrian Industries and also the analysis of the rules of various sporting bodies including the Irish Sports Council, the Turf Club, the GAA, the Irish Athletics Association, The Football Association of Ireland and the Show Jumping Association of Ireland. Andrew also advises clients in relation to agricultural and commercial property transactions and the relevant tax implications in relation to same. Andrew practices in the area of commercial and civil and criminal litigation. He also advises in relation to estate planning and family law.

Andrew holds a number of Board and Trustee positions particularly in relation to advising in the area of jockey welfare, education and financial support.

Andrew can be contacted at acoonan@coonancawley.ie or phone 045 899571.

Susanna Cawley

Email: scawley@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Qualified as a practising solicitor in February 1997. She has a degree in Economics and Politics and a masters Degree in Economics.

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Qualified as a practising solicitor in February 1997. She has a degree in Economics and Politics and a masters Degree in Economics. She was a member of the lecturing department of Economics in UCD for a two year period and uses her experience from this job in her legal practice. Susanna is a partner in the firm and practises in the area of private clients and commercial law. She also focuses on the provision of a wide range of services including financial, tax and estate planning including wills, administration of estates, conveyancing both commercial and private, agricultural property, commercial law, company law and family law.

Susanna holds a number of positions as Trustee and Director on boards including the Board of Timoney Leadership Institute, a charity promoting effective, ethical leadership in business and industry.

Susanna can be contacted at scawley@coonancawley.ie or phone 045 899571.

Karen Barker

Email: karen@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Qualified as a practising Solicitor in February 2007. She obtained a Degree in Law and Business and is a Certified Insurance Practitioner having obtained a Diploma in Insurance Law.

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Qualified as a practising Solicitor in February 2007. She obtained a Degree in Law and Business and is a Certified Insurance Practitioner having obtained a Diploma in Insurance Law.

Karen is an Assistant Solicitor in the firm and practises in the area of civil litigation and probate. Karen has extensive experience in both Plaintiff and Defence personal injury litigation, working in house for a leading insurance Company for a number of years.

Karen can be contacted at karen@coonancawley.ie or 045 899571.

Joan Fagan

Email: jfagan@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Joan Fagan qualified as a solicitor in 1991. Joan worked in the area of commercial conveyancing for several years and then took a break from the legal world to dedicate her time to her family.

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Joan Fagan qualified as a solicitor in 1991. Joan worked in the area of commercial conveyancing for several years and then took a break from the legal world to dedicate her time to her family.

We are lucky enough to have Joan back in the workplace and having recently completed a Diploma in Family Law Mediation and Commercial Property. She brings with her a wealth of experience.

Joan is an expert in all aspects of Conveyancing and also practises in the area of Probate. Joan volunteers with the Legal Aid Board in addition to her busy work-life balance.

Joan can be contacted at jfagan@coonancawley.ie or on 045 899571

Robert McCormack

Email: rmccormack@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Robert qualified as a Solicitor in 2018 and holds a Degree and Masters in Law. He specialises in all aspects of conveyancing, particularly purchase and…

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Robert qualified as a Solicitor in 2018 and holds a Degree and Masters in Law. He specialises in all aspects of conveyancing, particularly purchase and disposal of residential properties from initial consultation to closing. He also advises on re-finance of loans and other areas of property law.

Before joining Coonan Cawley Solicitors in October of 2019, Robert trained and qualified with a mid-sized law firm in Dublin. He most recently worked as an in-house Solicitor for a financial institution advising them on all aspects of property law with a particular focus on title and security issues.

Robert can be contacted at rmccormack@coonancawley.ie or (045) 899571.

Francis Coonan

Email: fcoonan@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Qualified from Dublin Business school in 2001, Francis has a BA (Hons) in Business Management and also holds ACCA qualifications.

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Qualified from Dublin Business school in 2001, Francis has a BA (Hons) in Business Management and also holds ACCA qualifications. He is the Office Manager in the firm responsible for the Finance & Accounts, Compliance, Banking, Recruitment & HR, Jockeys Association work together with IT Administration.

Francis can be contacted at fcoonan@coonancawley.ie or 045 899571.

Breda McGarry

Email: bmcgarry@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Breda is with Coonan Cawley Solicitors since the partnership was formed and previously worked in local law firms. She is a qualified Legal Executive with a B.A. Law…

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Breda is with Coonan Cawley Solicitors since the partnership was formed and previously worked in local law firms. She is a qualified Legal Executive with a B.A. Law and her area of expertise is in Litigation, Family Law, Probate, Conveyancing and Wards of Court.

Breda may be contacted on bmcgarry@coonancawley.ie or 045 899571.

Rachel Rouse

Email: rrouse@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Rachel has worked in Coonan Cawley since 2013 and previous to that worked in another Legal practise in Naas for 11 years and was also employed, in-house, in a semi state company.

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Rachel has worked in Coonan Cawley since 2013 and previous to that worked in another Legal practise in Naas for 11 years and was also employed, in-house, in a semi state company. Rachel completed a Diploma in Legal Studies in 2007.

Rachel works mainly in the areas of charity law, conveyancing both commercial and private and company law.

Rachel can be contacted on rrouse@coonancawley.ie or 045 899571.

Sonia Lo

Email: slo@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Sonia is a native of Naas and has worked in Coonan Cawley since 2017, having obtained her LL.B. Bachelor of Laws degree in Waterford Institute of Technology.

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Sonia is a native of Naas and has worked in Coonan Cawley since 2017, having obtained her LL.B. Bachelor of Laws degree in Waterford Institute of Technology.

Sonia began her legal career as a Paralegal Officer in the Technology Transfer Office based in Ireland’s leading University, Trinity College Dublin. Within this position, Sonia focused on drafting and reviewing agreements and contracts with various third party companies, with a particular focus on Intellectual Property law.

Sonia has worked predominantly in the areas of Charity law, Conveyancing both commercial and private, Company law, Licensing and Landlord and Tenant law.

Sonia can be contacted on slo@coonancawley.ie or 045 899571.

Pamela McFadden

Email: pmcfadden@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Pamela has worked in Coonan Cawley since November 2016. Her background is Human Resources and she worked for over 10 years in the IFSC in Dublin.

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Pamela has worked in Coonan Cawley since November 2016. Her background is Human Resources and she worked for over 10 years in the IFSC in Dublin.

Pamela is CIPD qualified and studied at the National College of Ireland. Pamela works mainly in the area of litigation.

Pamela can be contacted on pmcfadden@coonancawley.ie or 045 899571.

Lyndsey Daly

Email: ldaly@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Lyndsey started working in Coonan Cawley in January of this year. Previous to that, Lyndsey worked in another Legal practise in Dublin for 9 years.

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Lyndsey started working in Coonan Cawley in January of this year. Previous to that, Lyndsey worked in another Legal practise in Dublin for 9 years. Lyndsey’s qualifications include a Certificate and Diploma in Professional Legal Studies from Griffith College Dublin.

Lyndsey works mainly in the areas of litigation and conveyancing.

Lyndsey can be contacted on ldaly@coonancawley.ie or 045 899571.

Danielle Moran

Email: dmoran@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Danielle joined Coonan Cawley as a Legal Executive in August of 2019 having come from a busy legal practice in Dublin where she had worked for 11 years.

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Danielle joined Coonan Cawley as a Legal Executive in August of 2019 having come from a busy legal practice in Dublin where she had worked for 11 years.

Danielle obtained a Diploma in Legal Studies from Independent Colleges Dublin in 2010 and works predominantly in the areas of Conveyancing, both commercial and private with particular assistance to Susanna Cawley.

Danielle can be contacted on dmoran@coonancawley.ie or on 045 899571

Ger Cash

Email: gcash@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Ger has worked in the area of managing legal documentation previously for Arthur E. McMahon Solicitors and now for Coonan Cawley for in excess of 35 years.

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Ger has worked in the area of managing legal documentation previously for Arthur E. McMahon Solicitors and now for Coonan Cawley for in excess of 35 years. Ger’s incredible organisational skills assist in the management of the life cycle of every file in the office and provides Coonan Cawley with the necessary information to comply with Data Regulation whilst at the same time keeping our loyal client base and their documentation in good order.

Ger can be contacted at gcash@coonancawley.ie or at 045 899571

Jamie Morrin

Email: jmorrin@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Jamie, having previously worked with us on a temporary basis as a student, joined Coonan Cawley in October 2019 as a litigation intern.

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Jamie, having previously worked with us on a temporary basis as a student, joined Coonan Cawley in October 2019 as a litigation intern. Having obtained a degree in Law and Business from the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Jamie works mainly in the areas of personal injuries, employment law matters and medical negligence together with wills and probate.

Jamie can be contacted on jmorrin@coonancawley.ie

Margaret Keogh

Email: margaret@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Margaret joined Coonan Cawley in December 2018 following a merger with the practice of Nuala MacKenzie & Co., Solicitors.

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Margaret joined Coonan Cawley in December 2018 following a merger with the practice of Nuala MacKenzie & Co., Solicitors. Margaret has gained vast knowledge and experience working as a Legal Secretary in a general practice for upwards of 20 years and currently works in the Litigation Department.

Margaret can be contacted at Margaret@coonancawley.ie or 045 899571.

Maura Goodfellow

Email: office@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Maura assists in the essential function of reception and day to day management of Coonan Cawley Solicitors.

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Maura gained several years of experience with local firms in a secretarial capacity and formerly spent several years in London gaining valuable and extensive legal experience within the Royal Courts of Justice and Courts of Protection.

Maura’s quiet and efficient approach to “keeping the show on the road” is of great assistance to all the team at Coonan Cawley.

Maura can be contacted on office@coonancawley.ie or on 045 899571

Millie Carr

Email: mcarr@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Millie practices in our Litigation Department specialising in personal injuries in conjunction with Andrew Coonan, Partner and Karen Barker…

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Millie practices in our Litigation Department specialising in personal injuries in conjunction with Andrew Coonan, Partner and Karen Barker, Assistant Solicitor. Millie joined Coonan Cawley in September 2018. She has over 20 years experience working in the legal profession. Millie holds a Diploma in Legal Studies from Dublin Institute of Technology.

Millie can be contacted at mcarr@coonancawley.ie or 045 899 571.

Monique Meehan

Email: mmeehan@coonancawley.ie Phone: 045899571

Monique joined Coonan Cawley Solicitors as a Legal Executive / Personal Assistant in December 2019 having come from a busy local Kildare practice…

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Monique joined Coonan Cawley Solicitors as a Legal Executive / Personal Assistant in December 2019 having come from a busy local Kildare practice where she worked for 5 years.

Monique is a qualified Legal Executive who graduated from Dublin Business School in 2010 with a First Class Honours Degree in Irish Law and subsequently completed a Legal Administration Diploma with Pitman Training and works predominantly in the areas of litigation and probate with particular assistance to Andrew Coonan.

Monique can be contacted on mmeehan@coonancawley.ie or 045 899571.

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Commercial Contracts

Our team provides practical, solutions orientated advice on a broad range of commercial contracts for various industries.

Charities & Not for Profit

Coonan Cawley has a long history of acting for many of Ireland’s well-established charities, as well as those more recently formed.

Conveyance (real estate)

Our team is made up of highly experienced individuals, some of whom have been practising in the field for more than 20 years.

Sports Law

Coonan Cawley has advised some of the leading sports people in the country, particularly in relation to equestrian sports.