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Claire Tuohy

Senior Solicitor

T: +353 61 449427
E: [email protected]

Claire Tuohy is a Senior Solicitor, in our Wills and Probate Unit. She joined the firm in 2017.

Claire is a dual qualified solicitor having trained and qualified in Ireland before qualifying as a solicitor in the UK where she worked for six years before returning to Ireland in 2017.

Before joining HOMS Solicitors Claire worked in a top tier private client team in the UK specialising in the areas of wills, administration of estates, trusts, powers of attorney, deputyship matters and inheritance tax planning.

Claire is a member of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP) a worldwide professional association for those advising families across generations.

She advises on all areas of wills, probate, intestacy, powers of attorney and inheritance tax planning with a particular expertise in the creation and operation of trust structures and UK-Irish inheritance tax matters.

Claire advises a broad spectrum of individuals on planning for their future through the use of wills, family partnerships, trusts and powers of attorney. She  advises executors and trustees in relation to their powers and duties and also acts in will and trust disputes.

She is a Committee Member and current Member Secretary of the STEP Ireland branch.

  • Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Committee Member and Member Secretary of the STEP Ireland branch
  • University of Limerick LLB
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners STEP
  • Diploma in Trusts and Estates for England and Wales
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales
  • Admitted to the Law Society of Ireland
Insurance litigation, defamation and environmental disputes are key areas of strength at Holmes O'Malley Sexton, which is also increasingly active in contentious construction matters. The team, which is based across the firm's offices in Dublin and Limerick, also regularly handles litigation in the public sector, including judicial review proceedings and regulatory matters for healthcare and education entities. Managing partner Harry Fehily is active in a range of commercial disputes and also strong for mediation. Other key contacts include new partners Michael Murphy, who specialises in financial services and insurance litigation, with additional expertise in data protection matters, and Pat McInerney, who regularly acts for public sector bodies.
Dispute Resolution – Legal 500 EMEA 2020
Winner of Best Employer: Talent Development and Workplace Wellness Award 2017
Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards

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