Our People

Seamus ConnollySeamus Connolly | Managing Partner
sconnolly@moranryan.com

Seamus Connolly is Managing Partner of the firm. He has extensive knowledge and experience in relation to commercial property, corporate, planning and litigation matters.

Seamus is also the primary contact with our international clients. He is qualified in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Education – Law, Queens University

 

Chris ConnollyChris Connolly | Partner
chrisconnolly@moranryan.com

Chris is a Partner and Head of the firm’s Commercial Property Unit.

Chris trained and spent seven years at one of the “Big Five” law firms in the country. He has extensive experience in acting for clients in commercial property matters, including acquisitions, disposals and lease negotiations. He also has experience acting on behalf of borrowers in negotiations with funds.

He holds a Diploma in Commercial Property from the Law Society of Ireland.

Chris is also experienced in all aspects of commercial litigation, including advising leading Irish and international companies and individuals on commercial disputes in the Circuit Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

In addition, Chris has expertise regarding legal matters in the area of sport. For a number of years, he has advised national and international governing bodies as well as elite athletes on contentious and commercial matters. He has also advised a number of leading international brands on commercial and sponsorship agreements.

Education – Law (LLB), Trinity College Dublin
Publications – Irish Times, Sunday Business Post, The Times

Caoimhe ConnollyCaoimhe Connolly | Partner & Registered Trade Marks Agent
cconnolly@moranryan.com

Caoimhe Connolly is head of Moran & Ryan’s Civil Litigation Unit.
Having been awarded a Law degree from Trinity College Dublin and a Commercial Litigation Diploma from the Law Society of Ireland, Caoimhe worked for a number of years in small and medium practices in Dublin as well as a leading law firm in Sydney, Australia.

Caoimhe has extensive experience in areas such as employment law, defamation, personal injury, licensing and family law. She is also qualified to practice in Northern Ireland, England and Wales.

Caoimhe has recently been appointed as a Notary Public by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

Education – Law (LLB), Trinity College Dublin

 

Fiona KilraneFiona Kilrane | Consultant
fionakilrane@moranryan.com

Fiona has worked in commercial property for over 15 years and has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial property transactional and advisory work including sales, acquisitions, commercial leasing, residential development, asset management and real estate financing.

Fiona has extensive experience in primary care centres, data centres and hotel tax schemes. She has advised some of Ireland’s leading property developers in relation to many of the largest residential schemes of development currently under construction.