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Orlaith McCarthy has over 30 years’ experience as a property lawyer and as a private client specialist. Prior to joining Sherwin O’Riordan, Orlaith was a senior consultant in a large Dublin commercial law firm and has worked with and advised a wide range of individual and corporate clients. Orlaith was recently part of the project team which advised a large approved housing body and provider of housing on the acquisition, funding and ongoing management of a large portfolio of residential properties.  She has also advised and assisted clients through the process of acquiring and selling residential property, on residential and commercial leases and has worked with residential developers on the establishment of development schemes and sales of units.

Orlaith is also an accredited mediator and a collaborative practitioner and advises on family law disputes and disputes involving succession. Orlaith endeavours to seek early resolution to disputes where possible.

She also specialises in Probate and Wills and has extensive experience in advising on wards of court applications and enduring powers of attorney. Special interest in capacity and decision making for the elderly


  • BA, LL,B from TCD
  • Solicitor 1980
  • CEDR mediation 2009
  • UCD diploma in Mediation 2004
  • Qualified as a solicitor in Ireland in 1980


  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Board member of Make a Wish Ireland


"We simply cannot fault the service we receive from SOR. They have specialist solicitors in each area where we need advice and we’ve had contact with 4 different partners during the last 14 months, and the experience has been the same each time. Really really good."

Justin Cahill, Chairman, CMC Platform Financials

Office location

74 Pembroke Road
Dublin 4

Phone +353 1 663 2000
Fax +353 1 663 2001


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