Real Estate

O’Flynn Exhams has a long standing and highly regarded reputation for acting and advising on a wide range of both domestic and multinational clients in relation to property and real estate issues arising in this jurisdiction.  Clients in this sector include financial institutions, state bodies, charitable organisations, publicly listed companies, SME’s and individuals.

The team has vast experience and a proven track record in advising clients to ensure commercially realistic results are achieved and clear concise and pragmatic legal advice is furnished.  The team has particular experience in acting for developers and dealing with clients in the IT, agribusiness, healthcare, educational and charitable sectors.


We advise corporate and individual clients on real estate issues in the following areas:

  • Advising on the acquisition and disposal on behalf of developers on all aspects of the acquisition, development and disposal of property
  • Purchase and sale of all types of commercial property including commercial, retail, industrial and office premises
  • Planning and environmental issues arising on acquisition or disposal of commercial property
  • Acquisition and the granting of all types of wayleaves over land
  • The granting of security over land
  • Drafting and review of commercial leases
  • Landlord’s consents for works and assignments
  • Lease agreement and variations
  • Variation of leases
  • Rent reviews
  • Surrender and termination of leases
  • Commercial lease disputes and litigation
  • Residential Tenancy Agreements and Residential Tenancy disputes including referral of matters to the Private Residential Tenancies Board
  • Drafting and review of all types of licences
  • The purchase, sale and leasing of agricultural property
  • Compulsory purchase orders and in particular the claiming of compensation on foot of compulsory purchase orders

Recent Testimonials

‘In my experience of OFX, they have both organisational and individual responsiveness. Competence is a given.’ – Legal 500 (2021)

‘This firm has proved extremely effective in handling both the property and corporate aspects of a substantial transaction involving a foreign buyer.’ – Legal 500 (2021)

OFX are great to deal with. Huge diversity of knowledge and expertise within the firm and the consistent level of efficiency and promptness in dealing with matters, for us, sets the firm apart from other firms’ – Legal 500 (2020)

The partners and staff in OFX have breadth and depth in Real Estate. When one is on holidays or unavailable, there are competent colleagues who are readily available and willing to engage’ – Legal 500 (2020)

Exceptionally good at their areas of expertise’ – Legal 500 (2020)


Des Lynch


Joan Byrne


    Sarah Coughlan

    (Senior Associate)