Our promise to you... To provide, with integrity, quality legal services in an honest, efficient and courteous manner to all of our clients.

Richard H McDonnell Solicitors Ardee Co. LouthRichard H McDonnell Solicitors was founded in 1951 by the late Richard H McDonnell, father of two of our current partners, Richard and Sara.

The practice has developed and flourished over the last five decades and offers a full range of quality legal services to all of our clients.

The solicitors in our firm together have over 50 years experience and expertise. We, together with our professional support team, are very well placed to advise our clients in a professional and efficient manner.

We believe in communicating with our clients in a comprehensible straight forward way. We don’t believe in using legal jargon for the sake of it. We pride ourselves on keeping our clients up to date in all of their dealings with us. Also, if we promise to call you back, we will call you back!

If you have a legal issue that requires explanation or attention, please contact us and we will be happy to discuss it further with you. You will not be under any obligation and we will not charge you any fee for your initial consultation with us.


Notice to Clients and suppliers of Authorisation of Richard H McDonnell Solicitors to operate as a LLP (Limited Liability Partnership)

S.I. No. 519/2019 – Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 (Limited Liability Partnerships) (Section 130) Regulations 2019

Under the Legal Services Regulation Act, 2015 (Limited Liability Partnerships) (Section 130) Regulations 2019 (S.I. 519 of 2019) as soon as practicable after we have been authorised to operate as an LLP we are obliged to provide the following information to our clients and creditors: –

(a) Richard H McDonnell Solicitors practising from their offices at Market Square Ardee County Louth have been authorised to operate, and are now operating, as an LLP (hereinafter called “the LPP”);

(b) The LPP has been authorised with effect from 1st January 2021;

(c) From 1st January 2021, as set out in section 123 of the Act (subject to the exceptions listed therein), a partner in the LLP has no personal liability for any debts, liabilities or obligations which are incurred for the purpose of carrying on the business of the LLP (whether these are liabilities of the LLP, of himself or herself, of another partner or partners in the LLP or of any employee, agent or representative of the LLP) and however such liability may arise;

(d) That (c) above relates only to the personal liability of partners and does not prevent or restrict the enforcement against the property of the LLP of any debt, liability or obligation; and

(e) that from 1 May 2020 the Partnership Act 1890 applies to the LLP to the extent that it is not inconsistent with Chapter 3 of Part 8 of the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015.

Dated: 22nd day of December, 2020