Practice Areas

Commercial Law

We have extensive experience in advising clients in this area.

We provide advice on matters including:

  • The Commencement of Business
  • Shareholders Agreements
  • Distribution and Agency Agreements
  • Multi-level Marketing schemes
  • Company Formation
  • The sale, purchase and restructure of companies
  • Oppression of Minority Shareholders and available reliefs
  • Software Development Agreements
  • Licenses for Mobile Telephone Transmission Apparatus


We provide a comprehensive range of legal services to both employers and employees in the public and private sectors. We are greatly experienced in both contentious and non-contentious legal matters, including drafting Contracts for Service, Contracts of Service, Unfair and Wrongful Dismissal.

Civil Litigation and Mediation

Declan O’Toole & Co. has vast experience representing clients before all Courts, including the High Court, Commercial Court and Supreme Court, as well as in a variety of Tribunals.

Declan is also experienced in representing clients in the increasingly relevant area of alternative dispute resolution. As a qualified mediator, he is aware of the advantages and disadvantages involved in arbitration, mediation and other alternative methods.


At Declan O’Toole & Co. we offer advice and assistance in the area of conveyancing. We are experienced in all types of transactions including the purchase, sale, mortgaging or leasing of all properties whether residential, commercial or other.

Estate Planning

We deal with an extensive range of transactions. These include:

  • Assisting in the making of Wills
  • Extraction of Grants of Probate and Administration Intestate
  • Administration of Estates
  • Disputes arising from Probate
  • The creation of Trusts
  • Trust management

Declan is also experienced in the increasingly important areas of enduring powers of attorney and creating advance health care directives and assisted decision making.

Personal Insolvency

The Personal Insolvency Act 2012 will play an increasingly important role in our recovery from personal indebtedness through Debt Relief Notices, Debt Settlement Arrangements, Personal Insolvency Arrangements and Bankruptcy.

Declan is well qualified to advise both personal insolvency practitioners and debtors respectively.

Lifetime Planning

Traditionally, planning for your future meant making a Will, providing for your loved ones and friends after your passing. A will is essential where you wish to plan for such eventuality. It allows you to ensure that your wishes are followed concerning your property and affairs. It can also be useful in planning for the devolution of your estate in a tax efficient manner. You should have a will, and if you do have a will, you should review it at least once every five years.

We have now however adopted a more holistic approach in future planning, we now refer to it as Lifetime planning. If you are prepared to plan for life after your death, why not plan for life before death?

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