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Ruairí De Búrca

Ruairí De Búrca graduated with an honours degree in Law and European Studies from the University of Limerick in 2005.....

Ruairí De Búrca graduated with an honours degree in Law and European Studies from the University of Limerick in 2005. He qualified as a solicitor in 2011 having trained in a Dublin based commercial firm and founded De Búrca Solicitors in 2015.

Ruairí acts for a wide range of clients from the private individual to small start ups to large commercial entities on a national and international basis. He has a broad and varied litigation practice and has extensive experience in defamation, personal injury, medical negligence, probate litigation and commercial litigation. He also advises clients in relation to general litigation matters, immigration and commercial issues.

He has a particular interest in employment law and has assisted employers and employees in managing complex workplace issues. Ruairí has also advised clients in relation to unfair dismissals, discrimination claims, bullying and harassment claims, non compete clauses and employment related injunctions.

Ruairí also has extensive experience in commercial and residential conveyancing transactions, and has acted in the purchase and sale of a wide range of property assets. He regularly advises clients in respect of commercial and residential mortgages.
Ruairí is strongly committed to ongoing learning in order to provide a first class service to his clients and has attained certificates in trademark law and in immigration law in recent times.

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Claire O’Sullivan Greene

Claire O’Sullivan Greene graduated with an honours degree in Law from University College Cork in 2010…..

Claire O’Sullivan Greene graduated with an honours degree in Law from University College Cork in 2010. Having trained in a prominent Cork law firm, she qualified as a Solicitor in 2015 and joined a specialist commercial practice in Dublin, where she gained valuable experience in complex commercial transactions.

Claire has a broad and varied experience in commercial and corporate law, acting for clients in company formations, mergers and acquisitions, asset purchases, shareholders agreements, joint venture arrangements and corporate restructuring. Claire regularly acts for start-up entities and advises them in relation to their initial legal requirements and funding processes. She is an experienced advocator in negotiations on behalf of companies in respect of investments and corporate acquisitions. Claire has particular expertise in company sales and joint venture, having represented clients in a wide array of industry sectors.

Claire has extensive experience in commercial and residential conveyancing transactions and commercial leasing, having represented private purchasers, investment funds, receivers, and large corporate entities. She has acted in a variety of complex commercial property acquisitions and sales including car parks, shopping centres, multi unit developments, student developments, mixed use developments and business parks. She has a particular expertise in corporate finance, having acted for lenders and borrowers alike in a range of commercial lending arrangements.

Claire is an experienced advocator at all Court levels, having represented clients in a range of litigation matters, including debt collection and personal injury cases.

She has a particular interest in data protection, e-commerce, intellectual property, trademarks and design rights and was awarded the Arthur Cox Foundation Prize having ranked first place in the Law Society Diploma in Technology and Intellectual Property in 2018.

Fiona Allen
Senior Associate

Fiona Allen

Fiona joined De Burca Greene LLP in 2020 after training in a well-established practice in Cork. She specialises.....

Fiona joined De Burca Greene LLP in 2020 after training in a well-established practice in Cork. She specialises in the areas of conveyancing and probate and has extensive experience in both residential and commercial conveyancing. Fiona also acts for several management companies with a particular focus on debt and asset recovery.

Fiona holds an honours degree in Law and European Studies from the University of Limerick as well as a postgraduate honours degree from University College Cork. She was admitted to the roll of Solicitors in Ireland in 2017.

Fiona is committed to developing strong relationships with her clients and adopts a personable approach to her files.

Aoife O Sullivan
Legal Secretary

Aoife O Sullivan

Aoife studied Criminology in UCC and graduated in 2018. She has been working as a legal secretary for 2 years…..

Aoife studied Criminology in UCC and graduated in 2018. She has been working as a legal secretary for 2 years and has a keen interest in litigation and commercial law.
Ivan Keely
Legal Secretary

Ivan Keely

Ivan joined the firm in 2022 after obtaining his Certificate in Legal Administration from Cork College.....

Ivan joined the firm in 2022 after obtaining his Certificate in Legal Administration from Cork College of FET. He will complete his Diploma in Legal Studies and Practice in Griffith College this year. Ivan has a keen interest in Conveyancing.
Celine Bowen
Legal Secretary

Celine Bowen

Celine joined the firm in 2022 as a Legal Secretary. She has experience in a variety of areas with a particular…..

Celine joined the firm in 2022 as a Legal Secretary. She has experience in a variety of areas with a particular interest in Conveyancing and Immigration Law.
Mariia Bachynska
Legal Secretary

Mariia Bachynska

Mariia holds a master’s degree in law and previously worked in large law firm in Kyiv. In De Burca.....

Mariia holds a master’s degree in law and previously worked in large law firm in Kyiv. In De Burca Greene Solicitors she assists the sales of housing developments and immigration matters.

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