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Aisling agricultural solicitors

Aisling Meehan – Solicitor, Chartered Tax Advisor, Young Trained Farmer

Aisling married a Cork man, Brian and they have four young children, Philip, Maureen, Holly and Fiachra.

Aisling Meehan graduated from University of Limerick with an honours degree in Law and Accounting.  She trained in the Tax Department of one of Ireland’s top five law firms, William Fry graduating as a Solicitor and Chartered Tax Adviser (AITI).

She has also completed FETAC 180 hour Certificate in Farming and was awarded a level 5 FETAC certificate in Animal and Crop Production as well as a level 6 FETAC certificate in Farm Business.

Email aisling@agrisolicitors.ie

She is solicitor to the leading national farming newspaper in Ireland, the Irish Farmers Journal.  She takes an active part in shaping agricultural legal and tax policy and regularly contributes to various legal, tax and business forums to include:

  • Awarded a Nuffield Farming Scholarship in January 2011 sponsored by FBD Trust for a study entitled “Access to Land for Dairying – New Legal and Tax Models in an Irish Context”.  The stated objective of the Irish Nuffield Farming Scholarship Trust (NFST) is to identify future leaders of Irish agriculture and to facilitate their quest to bring about meaningful change for the benefit of the agricultural industry.
  • Active contributor to the Joint Initiative by the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine and the Department of Finance on the Agri-Taxation Review.
  • Board Member of the Western Development Commission, a State appointed position by the Minister for Rural and Community Development.
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Governors at Salesian Agricultural College and Farm.
  • Member of Board of Directors of Embrace FARM, a charitable organization set up to support those affected by farm accidents
  • Member of the Communications Committee of Nuffield Ireland.
  • Former Member of Council of the Law Society of Ireland
  • Former Member of the Taxation Committee, Gazette Editorial Board and Public Relations Committee of the Law Society of Ireland
  • Former Member of TALC Sub Committee on Collection Issues with representatives from Revenue, the Irish Taxation Institute and the CCABI
  • Regular Panelist on the Marian Finucane Show, a national radio programme on current affairs.
  • Interviewed on farming matters on national television on “Ear to the Ground”, on national radio RTE 1 “Countrywide” and local radio Clare FM, KCLR and South East Radio.
  • Regular contributor of articles to the Farming Independent, Farmers Journal, the Farmers Handbook, Law Society Gazette and Ear to the Ground Magazine.
  • Presentations & Seminars to Farming Discussion Groups and events organised by the Irish Farmers Association, Macra, Irish Grassland Association, Teagasc, The Law Society of Ireland and the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
  • Contributor of articles and pro bono advice to charitable organisations including the ISPCA and Barretstown.
  • Lecturing UCD Bachelor of Agricultural Science Degree Students.
  • Lecturing students in the Law Society of Ireland.
  • Presented a CPD Vodcast for the Law Society of Ireland on the topic of Milk Quota’s.
  • Member of the National Rural Network Strategic Issues Working Group which published a report entitled “Potential of Farm Partnerships to Facilitate Entry into and Establishment in Farming”.

Aisling enjoys farming, swimming and coming up with new innovations in her spare time.

Helen Tuohy Legal Executive

Caroline Doherty – Solicitor specialising in Conveyancing and Probate

 

Caroline is originally from County Donegal but now living in West Clare and is married to a dairy farmer.

Caroline graduated from N.U.I. Galway with a Bachelor of Commerce (B. Comm.), followed by a Postgraduate Bachelor of Law (L.L.B.) and Masters of Law in Public Policy (L.L.M.). She was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in 2020.

Caroline’s areas of practice are Conveyancing and Probate.

Email caroline@agrisolicitors.ie

Orla-agricultural-solicitors

Orla Lenihan – Legal Executive

Orla a Sixmilebridge native comes from farming background.  She is married to a Limerick man.

Orla studied Law and Taxation in Limerick Institute of Technology, has trained as a legal executive in Australia and Ireland and has more than 12 years experience in working with solicitors in litigation, conveyancing and property developments.

Orla enjoys the outdoors and is hands-on on her family farm.

Email orla@agrisolicitors.ie

Caroline Doherty Solicitor Conveyancing Probate

Helen Tuohy – Legal Executive

 

Helen comes from a farming background, originally from Killanena and now living in Tulla, Co. Clare. She is married with two children.

Helen trained as a Legal Executive and has over twenty five years experience in litigation, conveyancing and probate working in Galway, Limerick and Clare.

Email helen@agrisolicitors.ie

Hilda agricultural solicitors

Hilda McGrath – Legal Secretary

 

Hilda hails from a farming background and is now married in Tulla to a Dairy Farmer.

She has five children.

Hilda has over 20 years experience working as a legal secretary both in Dublin and Limerick.

Email hilda@agrisolicitors.ie

The farming expertise was excellent. I knew exactly the fees I would have to pay, the timeframe for completion, the clarity of the process and outcome.

P. McNamara, Kildare

Aisling’s knowledge and expertise on all things legal and agricultural is excellent. Also she makes us feel “at ease” and she understands the challenges of farming.

M Barrett, Galway

We offer a flexible system of appointments and are keen to help!

We offer a flexible system of appointments and are keen to help!