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Exclusive Services

Employment Law

We act for both employers and employees in matters that cover all aspects of the employment relationship including:


  • Recruitment

  • Contracts of employment 

  • Office policies and staff handbooks

  • Bullying/disciplinary matters and investigations

  • Termination - be it a negotiated severance agreement or a redundancy

  • Workplace Relations Commission complaints  


We provide insightful advice to our clients through the provision of a full range of employment law services. 


Property and Real Estate

We provide a full range of property services to our clients, who include lending institutions, investors and private clients.  We have built up a wealth of experience in the purchase, mortgage, re-mortgage and sale of all types of commercial and property including:


  • Office

  • Industrial

  • Warehouse

  • Retail


We act for both landlords and tenants in negotiating and concluding the terms of leases and letting of all types.


Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity

We advise on all types of GDPR and data privacy issues, including drafting policies, responding to data breach incidents, data protection commission interactions, and general data management strategies including processes and structures to ensure compliance with legislation.

We give advice on a wide range of GDPR and privacy issues including:


  • Preparing data protection  and privacy policies

  • Data protection aspects of marketing campaigns and promotions

  • Managing Data access requests

  • Data management strategy

  • Data breaches

  • Data Protection Commission investigations and requests

  • Drafting data processing agreements

  • Data transfers abroad

  • Advising on data protection concerns arising from commercial contracts


Regarding cyber risks, we also provide advices on unauthorized access of data by employees and third parties, breaches of confidentiality, unauthorized disclosures, and legal input to cyber security plans. 


Litigation and Disputes

We act in all areas of commercial litigation. We look at all angles to the situation and then recommend a course of action that is best suited to our clients’ needs.  We consider our clients' commercial sensitivities and work to match them with a legal solution. Areas of litigation we practice in include:


  • Debt Enforcement

  • Contractual Disputes

  • Landlord and Tenant disputes

  • Mediation and arbitration

  • Shareholder Disputes

  • Banking Litigation

  • Defamation

  • IP Protection


The range of services we provide includes:

  • issuing a letter of demand

  • instituting or defending proceedings

  • enforcing a judgement

  • referring a claim before the regulatory authority.


Corporate and Commercial Law

We advise clients at every stage of the business lifecycle; from formation and start-up, to financing and investment, business acquisitions and protection of assets, and finally exit and sale.  Our clients are from many sectors of Irish business.  We offer a full legal service that enables clients establish a corporate structure, to grow and expand, and then realise their business investment.  Our services include:


  • Corporate governance

  • Intellectual property protection

  • Supply agreements

  • Legal due diligence 

  • Purchase and sale of businesses 

  • Statutory compliance

  • Directors fiduciary duties and obligations

  • Restructurings

  • Management buy-outs

  • Shareholders’ agreements

  • Company law compliance


We act for commercial clients of all sizes, providing a large firm service without the large firm cost. 


Wills, Probate and EPAs

We offer a comprehensive service that is geared towards ensuring that our clients can pass on their life's work and wealth to their loved ones in the most tax efficient and appropriate manner possible. We offer advice on:


  • Drafting wills

  • Enduring Powers of Attorney

  • Estate planning

  • Contested wills disputes

  • Extracting grants of probate

  • Distributing estates


We also act for personal representatives in helping them to discharge their duties and finalise the distribution of estates.


Sports Law

We have a particular insight and valuable experience in acting for professional athletes, coaches, support staff and agents in various professional and amateur sports.  Whether it’s:


  • Contracts of employment

  • Representation agreements

  • Commercial sponsorship agreements

  • Disciplinary hearings 

  • Intellectual property and image rights disputes

  • Corporate and commercial litigation proceedings


 McKenna Durcan provide specialised legal advice to our sporting clients. 

Get in Touch

66 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2, D02 HW26

Email :

Tel: +353 (0)1 6371910

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