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Richard H McDonnell Solicitors LLP

We have been providing expert legal advice to the people of Ardee since our firm was founded in 1952 by the late Richard H McDonnell, father of two of our partners, Richard and Sara. The practice has thrived alongside our clients over the last eight decades, and offers a full range of quality legal services from our offices on Market Square.

The solicitors in our firm together have over 80 years’ experience and expertise. We, together with our support team, are very well placed to advise our clients in a professional and efficient manner.

Our Practice Areas

Personal Injuries & Accidents

If you have suffered an injury or loss as a result of an accident, we can help ensure that you are adequately compensated.

District Court

From traffic offences and public order issues to consumer issues and more serious matters, our unrivalled experience is available to guide and assist you.

Family Law

At Richard H McDonnell Solicitors LLP, we understand that the break-up of a relationship is a very traumatic time for all members of your family.

Employment Law

At Richard H McDonnell Solicitors LLP, we have acted for both employers and employees in the past and offer a specialised range of employment law services.


Your will is one of the most important documents that you will ever sign. We will advise and guide you in constructing your will.

Property Transactions

We offer a comprehensive range of property services to our clients, both residential and commercial. We guide our clients through each transaction carefully, advising and informing you at every stage.

Probate & Administration of Estates

When a loved one has passed on, we can assist in administering their estate in an efficient and sensitive manner.

Medical Negligence

We understand that victims of medical negligence seek, first and foremost, explanation and information regarding their case.

Our Office Location

lsraNotice 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

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