Our Solicitors

Brian A Rennick -   Principal Solicitor.  B.A., LL.B

Brian has been a commercial solicitor for over 25 years. During this time, Brian has built a commercial law focused legal practice initially intending to service SME commercial interests. The practice has provided a full range of legal services to its commercial Clients from start-up through to mergers /sale, and has also acted in the acquisition of businesses and Companies.  Brian takes the lead on a number of niche areas including corporate transations, commercial drafting and licensing.  Under Brian’s stewardship the Practice has built and maintained strong relationships with its Clients key to which is Brian’s trusted and common sense approach to business. To many Clients Brian has become as much a business advisor as a solicitor.     

Anne O'Sullivan -  Solicitor B. Sc. (Mgmt)

Anne has been a property solicitor for both commercial and private clients for over 15 years. During this time, Anne has led our property department in many areas, including Acquisition of lands and sites for development, Purchase of Professional Practices e.g. Dental & Medical Practices, Acquisition of high value properties for High Worth Private Clients.  She has also established herself in the areas of Wills, Trusts and Probate. Anne has the ability to analyse issues thoroughly and quickly and make effective decisions.

Brian Foley - Solicitor

Brian Foley trained and worked with one of Ireland’s best known litigation practices, Ivor Fitzpatrick & Company, before joining the corporate department of Eversheds solicitors.  Brian provides corporate and commercial advice to clients operating in the tech, logistics, agri business and waste management industries. He advises clients at all stages of the commercial life cycle from start-up through growth and consolidation through exit.

He advises on equity investments, shareholders’ agreements, distribution, franchising and other commercial contracts, e-commerce, intellectual property and data protection issues and M&A work / corporate sales. His experience and insight are frequently called upon by clients in relation to commercial disputes and high court litigation.

Johnny Mills - Solicitor,  Dip Technology Law 

Johnny, as a former Army Officer, has 22 years’ practical experience of leadership and management at the highest levels in the Defence Forces and through service both in Ireland and abroad he has developed and refined these skills.  His range of experiences includes crisis management,  threat analysis, dispute resolution, and contingency planning .  Johnny transitioned into the legal area and now provides a range of legal services to clients including Commercial Contracts, Commercial Property, Litigation, Corporate Transactions, Corporate Debt Collection and Technology Law (including GDPR, Trademark Advice, Data Rights).  

Mary. E Flanagan - Solicitor, R.T.M.A., Dip EU Law, Dip IT Law, Mediator (Harvard Negotiation Institute)

Mary Flanagan has over 20 years experience in litigation.  She qualified in 1998 and is a member of the Law Society of Ireland and IT committee. Mary is an Accredited Mediator from Harvard Negotiation Institute in Boston since 2012. She holds numerous qualifications in EU, IT and International Law. Mary has established herself as a leading litigation practitioner, having spent her entire career to date in the field of litigation.

Mary specialises in Plaintiff and Defence Litigation and is an exceptionally strong strategist and negotiator with demonstrated success.  She has acted for almost all of Irish Insurance Companies and has exposure to a number UK Insurance Companies. As a result, she is extremely familiar with their expectations, processes and procedures. She has also acted for Local Authorities in defending cases on their behalf. She has extensive knowledge and experience in defending Public Liability cases.

Brendan Kelly,  - Consultant Solicitor & Food Technologist.  MBA LLM  CSci FIFST

Brendan is a food technologist and solicitor with over twenty years experience in the Irish, UK, and European food industry. He is a Fellow Institute of Food Science and Technology UK (FIFST) and a Chartered Scientist (CSci), with a Master Degree in Business Administration (University of Warwick) and a Masters Degree in Law (Nottingham Trent University). For much of his career Brendan worked with The Coca-Cola Company; developing and auditing their global ingredient suppliers. During this period he project managed a range of commercial and technical work with some of Europe’s leading food and pharmaceutical companies. His experience also includes lecturing Food Science at an MSc level in the Dublin Institute of Technology and work with the leading quality retailer Superquinn. Brendan continues to be consultant for Rennick Solicitors on a variety of Food Law related cases and topics.