About Us

Galligan Johnston is a corporate and commercial law firm with a rapidly developing profile. The firm is based in Dublin City centre and is currently comprised of three partners James-Paul Galligan, Edward Johnston and Sam Saarsteiner and is assisted by a team of experienced support staff.

The committed team at Galligan Johnston devotes time, expertise and technical skills to assist clients to succeed in the domestic and/or international markets. Our aim is to build relationships that endure through business cycles to ensure that our clients can rely on us to support them through important and challenging assignments

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Areas Of Practise

Litigation Services

Resolving disputes is at the core of our firm and the services that we offer to clients. Galligan Johnston offer dispute resolution.

Commercial Leases

Galligan Johnston offers a vast array of expertise in relation to FRI leases (Full Repairing and Insuring Leases) for commercial properties as well as Landlord and Tenant matters.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our depth of experience, skills and expertise enables us to advise clients on strategic and challenging corporate transactions, including share sales and asset sales.

Our Team

News

Workplace Relations Act 2015 – major changes for employers

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Areas of change   Commenced in October 2015, the major changes of the Act are brought not to the content ...

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GALLIGAN JOHNSTON INVOLVED IN LANDMARK DECISION IN RELATION TO PRIORITY OF CHARGES

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Galligan Johnston have recently acted for the successful party in a widely reported case that has provided clarity on the ...

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Peter Oakes, the first Director of Enforcement and AML/CTF Supervision at the Central Bank of Ireland , is strategic consultant to the firm

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Peter Oakes is a strategic consultant to the firm. He is a qualified solicitor admitted in Ireland, the United Kingdom ...

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Redomiciling of UK Companies to Ireland post-Brexit

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Under current UK tax rules, a group which has a UK incorporated tax resident holding company and has UK income ...

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Irish Marathon Runner Sergiu Ciobanu – Decision by Court of Arbitration for Sport to Reject Appeal Against Athletics Ireland 2016 Rio Olympics Team Selection

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Galligan Johnston Solicitors had the great honour of representing the Irish international marathon runner, Sergiu Ciobanu in his appeal to ...

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Brexit Breakfast Meeting 7th July 2016

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Event date: Thursday 7 July 2016 @ 7.30am Location: The Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club, 9 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 ...

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Unsafe Harbour? The Schrems Decision and its implications

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The decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the case of Maximillian Schrems –v- Data Protection ...

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Professional Negligence Litigation

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Galligan Johnston Solicitors specialise in seeking recovery for clients who have suffered losses as a result of the negligence of ...

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Galligan Johnston Solicitors celebrate 5 years in business

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As published in the Sunday Business Post, 12th July 2015: “The partners of Galligan Johnston Solicitors would like to extend ...

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Galligan Johnston appoint new Partner

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As published in the Sunday Business Post, 5th July 2015. “Galligan Johnston Solicitors, who recently celebrated their fifth anniversary at ...

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Has your lender breached your loan agreement?

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Recent cases have come to light where Lending Institutions have sought to unilaterally change the method of calculation of the ...

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Redundancy Guidelines For Employers

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It should be pointed out that the below recommendations relate only to procedural matters in embarking on a redundancy plan. ...

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Personal Guarantees

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As the Irish economy continues to endure troubled times, more and more people are unfortunately becoming painfully aware of the ...

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Late Payments Regulations

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The New Late Payments Directive is due to be transposed by 16th March 2013 One of the priority actions of ...

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The Irish Financial Crisis Effects on Irish Banks

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The Irish Financial Crisis Effects on Irish Banks and Subsequent Misapplication of Interest Rates In 2008, Ireland experienced its first significant ...

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Placing A Company In Examinership – The Legal Process

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Time-Frames The time-frame of the legal process involved from the point where the solicitor initially meets with the Petitioner in ...

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ENDURING POWERS OF ATTORNEY

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An Enduring Power of Attorney (“EPA”) is a legal document that gives control to certain named person or persons (Attorney/Attorneys) ...

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Latest Testimonials

'Galligan Johnston helped me and my business by delivering sound advice, fast turnaround and cost efficient service.'

Elliott Griffin - CEO of BVP Investments Limited / Green BES fund

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BVP Investments

'Galligan Johnston provided quick and efficient advice when my business needed it most.'

John O’Farrell - CEO of Questzones (Europe) Limited

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Questzones (Europe)