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 solicitors and experienced support staff.
Commitment to Excellence
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
Dedication to Customer Service
We are dedicated to providing individuals and businesses with highly personalised results in a prompt, efficient and cost effective manner. Our primary focus of the commercial law practice is deal-based and since our establishment in 2010 we have been instructed to act in and advise on several successful corporate transactions.
Professional Negligence Litigation
Galligan Johnston Solicitors has also built a strong presence in the emerging area of Professional Negligence Litigation in Ireland. The Professional Negligence Litigation team is headed up by James-Paul Galligan, Partner at Galligan Johnston who advises financial institutions on all aspects of professional negligence law.
James-Paul has advised and has been instructed in actions on behalf of financial institutions in both valuer and solicitor professional negligence litigation.View Profile
Edward Johnston heads up the firm's corporate, commercial and property departments.View Profile
Sam is a partner who joined Galligan Johnston in May 2011. Sam qualified as a solicitor in early 2008, having apprenticed in Beauchamps Solicitors.View Profile
Emer Hanratty joined Galligan Johnston Solicitors in October 2010 having previously worked in Lavelle Coleman Solicitors since 1990.View Profile
Karen is an associate Solicitor who joined the firm in May 2015. Karen qualified as a Solicitor in early 2013, having apprenticed in a mid-size, general practice in Dublin, where she specialised in litigation.View Profile
Peter Oakes is a strategic consultant to the firm. He is a qualified solicitor admitted in Ireland, the United Kingdom and Australia.View Profile