A Short History About Us

Declan O’Toole & Co. Solicitors is a dynamic, client-focused firm operating in Cork for over 20 years. Originally located in Maryborough Lodge, Douglas before moving to the current office in East Douglas Village in 2001. Our mission is to deliver a professional service with a personal touch. To achieve this we strive to always provide the highest standard of legal advice to guide our clients through their case in a reassuring way.

Principal solicitor, Declan O’Toole, has more than 30 years experience as a general practice solicitor. Having worked in the largest legal firm in Munster after qualifying in 1985, Declan founded his own practice in 1994. He was appointed a Commissioner for Oaths by the President of the High Court in 1991. Declan works hard to continually develop his expertise, and to keep up to date with new developments in the law.

The firm specialises in the buying and selling of houses and other properties, attaining compensation for anyone who has suffered loss or damages due to an accident, and lifetime planning including wills, enduring power of attorney, and advanced healthcare directives. In recent years Declan has achieved a diploma in trust and estate planning, a diploma in insolvency and corporate restructuring, a certificate in decision making capacity and support. Declan is an accredited mediator, a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Ireland, as well as a member of Solicitors for the Elderly.

At Declan O’Toole & Co. Solicitors we pride ourselves on our knowledge and experience which allows us to work with you through all your legal issues and opportunities, large and small. We seek to build long-lasting relationships with our clients; to act as your legal partner, not just a service provider. Our aim is to deliver the best possible outcome for you at a cost effective rate.