Our Solicitors

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

Brian has been a commercial solicitor for over 20 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. 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 - B. Sc. (mgmt) Solicitor 

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.

Mary. E Flanagan - 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.

Brian Foley - Commercial 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.

Brendan Kelly MBA LLM  CSci FIFST - Solicitor & Food Technologist

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. 

Elaine McDonald LL.B - Licencing & Employment Solicitor

Elaine worked as a solicitor in J.A. Shaw & Co. in Mullingar before joining our team in 2015. She is originally from County Longford and now lives in County Meath.  Elaine can advise on a broad range of legal issues but specialises in liquor licensing, employment law and personal injuries.  She has extensive experience in liquor licensing and is currently acting for one of Ireland’s largest forecourt companies in acquiring various liquor licences throughout the country.  Elaine regularly represents employers and employees in employment disputes before the Workplace Relations Commission. She also holds a Diploma in In-House Practice awarded by the Law Society of Ireland. 

Brian Conroy LL.B - Commercial & Trade Mark Solicitor

Brian Conroy trained and qualified with McCann FitzGerald Solicitors in Dublin, where he specialised in corporate and commercial litigation. He subsequently worked in the media industry for 6 years as part of the programming team in the Communicorp Group, whose stable of radio stations includes Newstalk and Today FM. Whilst a specialist commercial litigator Brian has a particular interest in media (including social media) and intellectual property law and has professional qualifications in Data Protection Practice and Digital Marketing assisting start-up companies in these areas protect their intellectual property assets. He also has broad contract, corporate and legislative drafting experience.

Johnny Mills B Sc, Dip in Technology Law - Trainee Solicitor

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. These experiences are complemented by high level training, education and continued professional development. Johnny’s range of experiences includes crisis management, intelligence gathering, threat analysis, dispute resolution, contingency planning and National Security Events. Whilst completing his Solicitor training, within the firm Johnny specialises in the emerging areas of Data Law, Cyber Crime, Data Protection  and IT Law.