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Catherine O'Connor

Cormac Mullen

Catherine O’Connor qualified as a solicitor in 1988 and worked with Matheson Solicitors Dublin, Evans Dodd, London and O’Donnell Sweeney Evershed,  Dublin for a number of years.  

Catherine was a partner with M.J. O’Connor, Solicitors, Drinagh, Wexford from 1995 until 2016. She headed up their Commercial Department and managed an extensive litigation portfolio including personal injury, commercial and property disputes and licensing.  

Catherine has particular expertise in employment law having represented both employers and employees in a wide variety of cases before different fora. 

Catherine had acted for lending institutions in relation to security work and more generally for various business and private clients in relation to property and commercial matters. 

Cormac Mullen has more than 18 years experience as a general practitioner solicitor, advising individuals, families and business owners in relation to diverse and varied legal matters.    

He was a partner with M.J. O’Connor, Solicitors, Drinagh, Wexford from 2007 until 2016. He managed the firm’s Private Client Department.

Cormac’s principal areas of practice include residential and commercial property transactions, landlord and tenant, and wills, estate planning and probate.  

Cormac acts for legal representatives in dealing with the administration of estates of deceased persons, and has dealt with cases where the estate involves extensive valuable assets in various jurisdictions.   He can advise beneficiaries in relation to Capital Acquisitions Tax, including planning for and claiming tax reliefs / exemptions.   

Cormac guides clients through the process of planning and implementing the successful handover of a family business or farm to the next generation and/or the structuring of a detailed will to provide for the passing of assets on death in a tax efficient manner.   Cormac has considerable experience in advising older clients on issues such as Enduring Power of Attorney, the Nursing Home Support Scheme and related issues.   Cormac also deals with applications for Wardship where necessary, including contested applications.