Residential Property and Conveyancing

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High quality and complete packages of advice and services on all types of residential property transactions.

Our team of residential property and conveyancing solicitors are dedicated to providing high quality and complete package of advice and services. Our solicitors advise on residential property transactions and conveyances and on lending aspects in connection with property financings, such as mortgages and remortgages.

We can assist in the purchase or sale of your property and advise you from the time you choose your property or decided to sell. Our team investigate title, assist with financing, advise regarding deposits, taxation and stamp duty issues and finalise the transfer of title. We advise in respect of property purchased in joint names, trusts and insurance.

We appreciate that moving home is sometimes said to be one of the most stressful occurrences in life. Accordingly, we deliver an outstanding service which ensures that your move goes as smoothly as possible.

Our specialist solicitors also advise on landlord and tenant law and on the drafting of residential and complex commercial tenancy agreements.


  • First time buyers
  • Buying and selling in a chain
  • Transfers, sales or purchases resulting from a separation, judicial separation or divorce
  • Purchasing with a partner, co-habitee, spouse or family member
  • Trading up or down
  • Relocation to Ireland
  • Relocation and emigration out of Ireland, including taxation advice
  • New developments and estates
  • Mortgages
  • Remortgages
  • Top-up loans
  • Equity releases
  • Compulsory purchases (CPO’s)

Contact one of our Residential Property and Conveyancing team

William Donovan

Associate Solicitor

T: +353 61 445504
E: [email protected]


Please contact us and one of our experienced solicitors will be in touch shortly.

‘Sandra Egan has been exceptional. She is very prompt in responding to our requests and explains everything clearly. She is solution focused and proactively works to get complex negotiations over the line for us. Her knowledge, attention to detail and awareness of future risk is excellent.’ ‘Sandra Egan is very knowledgeable and very accessible to us on any query of our real estate business transactions.’ ‘A great business partner. The one-to-one service provided is top class. The attention to detail is excellent. Sandra Egan leads the team extremely well and its clear that her team are getting good sound advice on matters. I would also mention Melissa Regan who is fantastic to deal with.’
Real Estate – Legal 500 EMEA 2020
‘There is good attention to detail. The objective of the client is firstly identified and the service is tailored to the needs of the client. They value your business in a personal capacity.’   ‘Helpful and friendly, practical advice.’
Real Estate – Legal 500 EMEA 2020
‘An outstanding practice of long standing. The practice does not interact with clients as solely customers of a solution, process or transaction but as partners with whom the firm participates in mutual long-term benefit and pride. Harry Fehily is totally committed to the best interest of his client. Pat McInerney is a generalist of no limit because his good sense knows no boundaries. Sandra Egan makes complex aggressive transactions in acquisition and business transfer look simple. Caitriona Leahy is always well ahead of the client’s responses and delivery is her strong focus.’
Real Estate – Legal 500 EMEA 2020
Holmes O'Malley Sexton's practice is headed by Limerick-based Sandra Egan and Dublin-based duo Lorraine Power and Harry Fehily. The firm's Limerick office has strong connections to the local region with clients including the University of Limerick and Limerick 2030 Strategic Development DAC; the team advised the latter on the Hanging Gardens office development. The Dublin office has recently been active for investment trust Yew Grove REIT on acquisitions. The team also acts in the healthcare, retail and office sectors and advises on lease negotiations.
Real Estate – Legal 500 EMEA 2020
Holmes O'Malley Sexton’s team was boosted by the promotion of Limerick-based Sandra Egan to the partnership, and the hire of Michael Carrigan, who joined the Dublin office from Eugene F. Collins. Egan, who heads the practice, was instructed by Dublin City Council on a number of matters including the acquisition of housing units.
Real Estate, Legal 500 EMEA 2018
Winner of Best Employer: Talent Development and Workplace Wellness Award 2017
Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards
Holmes O’Malley Sexton continued to provide transactional advice to a range of investment funds, corporates and state entities. The ‘approachable’ Sandra Egan in Limerick and senior associate Lorraine Power in Dublin are key contacts.
Real Estate, Legal 500 EMEA 2017
Finalist - Property, Planning and Probate Team of the Year 2015 and 2016
Irish Law Awards

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