Kirwan McKeown James Solicitors

Practice Areas

Corporate and commercial law

Our Corporate & Commercial Solicitors provide a wide-ranging legal service to our Irish and international corporate clients primarily focussed on those in the SME sector.  That said some of the ‘medium sized’ enterprises might be just that by international standards but are very large orga... Read More 


KMJ has a long standing relationship with the Irish Brokers Association which is the foremost association of independent brokers in Ireland.  Our partner Anne-Marie James has been secretary to the IBA for many years.  She regularly advises members on various issues that are particular to th... Read More


Despite a reduction in the level of activity seen in the sale purchase and letting of commercial property during the economic downturn we continue to see clients having requirements for services in this area.  It might also be said that reductions in prices and higher potential yields has... Read More


    This is an area of law our clients have constantly needed advice on. In the boom times advice on employment contracts and contracts for services; as well as safety and welfare at work and employee entitlements was the predominant feature.  Nowadays the focus can more be on redundancies, wh... Read More


    Through a lengthy relationship with clients in the hospitality industry we are widely experienced in the requirements of Irish Intoxicating Liquor Legislation including related matters such as Dance Licences, Restaurant Certificates etc.  We can often represent clients in the Licensicing Courts. Read More


    Like commercial property volumes and values have fallen significantly in the last number of years. That said we find many of our clients are still moving up or down the property ladder.  Some have families that are growing and others have families that have grown up.  Upsizing and downsizi... Read More


    In good times and bad dispute can and do arise.  KMJ has extensive experience in dealing with both commercial and personal litigation. We also deal with alternative forms of dispute resolution such as arbitration and mediation as well as processing matters before the Courts and/or the Comm... Read More


    Like it or not marital breakdown is now a feature of modern Ireland and KMJ has the ability to advise personal clients on the rights entitlements and options available to people when the unfortunate break up occurs and occasionally in anticipation of this.  We can advise on: divorce, separa...  Read More


    KMJ has extensive experience in planning for succession of family businesses which is a common feature of the Irish economic environment.  Many businesses have been established in previous generations and have been successfully passed on to the next one or even two generations and have Read More