Entries by Sophie Olsthoorn

Conor Lupton on Key Issues for Family Businesses

Conor Lupton, Partner at O’Flynn Exhams LLP, recently spoke with Joe Dermody to provide valuable insights on the choices open to family business owners. Conor shares his expertise on key issues ranging from avoiding potential pitfalls to balancing business relationships with family relationships. Thank you to the Irish Examiner and The Irish Times. Please find […]

Work-Life Balance and the Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2022

­ Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2022. This Bill is required to implement the EU Work Life Balance Directive, which Ireland needs to transpose by August 2022. This proposed piece of legislation goes further than the Directive in some areas. Notably, it gives employees with children up to age 12 the right to […]


­ William Hanly of O’Flynn Exhams recently acted successfully on behalf of a large disabilities service (the employer) in an action brought against them before the WRC by an employee.   The action related to the employee’s failure to disclose a conviction for assault to his employers and a dismissal arising from same.   The […]


­ The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 was enacted with a view to reforming the legal framework for those who require or may require assistance in exercising their decision-making capacity. Since enactment, steps have been taken to establish the Decision Support Service (the ‘DSS’) which will have regulatory and oversight functions over the new […]


Legal 500, one of the most prestigious international legal directories, has announced its 2022 rankings and has recommended O’Flynn Exhams in the following three practice areas: Dispute Resolution; Commercial, Corporate and M&A; and Real Estate. Dispute Resolution. “The manner in which our issues were addressed were extremely competent, with a very sensible approach. They were […]

International Women’s Day

Fiona O’Connell and Niamh  Carey of O‘Flynn Exhams LLP were delighted to attend the Permanent tsb International Women’s Day lunch at the Imperial Hotel. It was a great event celebrating Women leading the way in Cork City. A special thanks to the guest speaker Sara Falconer, Project Manager of IWish who provided such an inspiring […]

OFX Trainee Solicitors attend UCC Law Society’s careers fair event

Trainee solicitors from OFX thoroughly enjoyed attending the UCC Law Society Careers Fair event on 1 February 2022, where they discussed our Summer Internship Programme and Traineeship Programme with students. Our commitment to applicants is to provide them with the best possible experience of and insight into what it is like to work in a […]

O’Flynn Exhams Sponsor Cope Golf Classic 2021

This year’s tournament took place at Monkstown Golf Club on the 19th and 20th of August. It was Cope Foundation’s first physical fundraising event of the year, due to the various Covid-19 restrictions. Last year’s event was also held at Monkstown Golf Club and raised €57,000. Micheál Ó Mulláin, Partner at O’Flynn Exhams Solicitors says: […]

O’Flynn Exhams expands its litigation team

  Commercial law firm O’Flynn Exhams (OFX) has expanded its litigation and dispute resolution team with the appointments of Pat Mullins as partner and William Hanly as senior associate. The Cork-based firm is enjoying significant growth in its Munster business. The new appointees will add to the practice’s comprehensive, bespoke service that combines the highest […]

O’Flynn Exhams LLP Advises Messaging Specialist Webio on €1.5m pre-series A fundraising

  Messaging specialist Webio has raised €1.5 million in investment in a pre-Series A funding round. Finch Capital led the latest funding round with a €500,000 contribution. Other participants included Enterprise Ireland and EIT Digital.   Founded in 2016, Webio helps clients in financial services, insurance and other sectors to communicate with their customers on sensitive subjects […]