Gartlan Furey LLP

Corporate Partner

Key contacts

Paul McDonnell – Litigation Partner

Paul advises clients in relation to contractual disputes, commercial property disputes, insolvency (with a particular interest on bankruptcy matters), recovery and possession, employment disputes, landlord and tenant disputes and data protection related issues. Paul has acted as Administrator ad litem in various cases.

Paul lectures and tutors in insolvency matters at the Law Society and is a member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners.  He is also a CEDR Accredited Mediator.

Phone: +353 1 799 8004

Nora Lillis – Private Client Partner

Her practice focuses on providing advice in the area of trusts and estates including the law of charity.

Areas of specialisation include advising:

  • On wills, estate planning and the administration of estates in particular with an international dimension
  • On pre-nuptial agreements
  • On family partnerships
  • On onshore and offshore trust structuring
  • On the establishment, regulation and winding up of charities
  • On philanthropy
  • Private and public companies and pension trustees in relation to issues arising on death
  • On the law of capacity, enduring powers of attorney and advanced healthcare directives
  • On related anti-money laundering issues
  • On contentious trust and estate matters
  • On family law issues in trust and estate planning

Phone: +353 1 799 8080


20 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2.

About Gartlan Furey LLP

Founded in 1991 in Upper Mount St. out of a larger firm, Gartlan Furey LLP has always been a niche practice which now boasts decades of experience of advising Private Clients across each of its practice areas of Property, Wills, Estates & Trusts, Lending and related Dispute Resolution.  It has one of the largest administration of estates teams in Ireland, and has very significant experience in resolving estate disputes for beneficiaries, including charities.

The firm is ideally positioned to service the particular needs of our clients.  We attract and retain the highest calibre people in each of our chosen practice areas, and have a strong focus on developing our people. In 2013 we were awarded Lexcel accreditation by the UK Law Society for the highest standards in all aspects of the management of our firm, and have continued to meet and exceed these standards ever since.

With effect from June 7th 2022, Gartlan Furey LLP has been authorised by the Legal Services Regulatory Authority pursuant to section 125 of the Legal Services Regulatory Act 2015 to operate as a Limited Liability Partnership.