Succession/Estate Planning Solicitor Dublin

Blanchardstown, Castleknock, Dublin City Centre

Succession/Estate Planning Experts | Carmody Moran Solicitors

As your business grows, expands and takes flight, priorities change, and as a business owner you have to look to the future. Protect against future risks such as managing your arrangements for future legal life planning by putting in place a Will, succession planning, and an Enduring Power of Attorney.

For example how will your business continue and thrive in the event of the retirement of a key team member, a sudden death, or unexpected departure.

Your succession planning is likely to require legal and tax input from both your legal advisor and your tax advisor, as well as business continuity planning, it goes without saying that the earlier these arrangements are planned and put in place, the better protected your business and your investment. This is likely to involve careful consideration of legal, financial, and operational factors, as well as discussions and communications with key people who are likely to be involved in a continuity process. It is important your plans are realistic, take into account not just your needs, hopes, desires, and investment, but also to ensure that your plan complies with all relevant laws and regulations, and that it is realistic to meet your objectives.

To arrange a consultation at Blanchardstown or Dublin City Centre call us today on 018272888 or email [email protected] and our expert estate planning and commercial business solicitor team will be available to assist.

At Carmody Moran Solicitors, our team of experienced Commercial Law Solicitors is dedicated to providing comprehensive legal services across a range of practice areas including Commercial Law. Whether you require assistance with Commercial Litigation, Commercial Property Sales, Commercial Property Purchase, Commercial Leases, Commercial Re-Financing, Shareholder’s Agreements, Employment Law, or Succession and Estate Planning, we have the expertise to support your business needs. Helping you gain your business goals is our priority. Talk to us!

Frequently Asked Questions of our Succession/Estate Planning Solicitors in Dublin, Ireland

What is the purpose of Succession/Estate Planning?

Without a clearly designated plan, what would happen to your business is something happened to you? Who would have legal authority to make decisions that would impact operations of the company? Who could access your bank accounts if you were incapacitated? Estate planning or future legal life planning is to be recommended for all individuals but particularly those who operate a business or who are self employed. Proper planning will ensure not only the continuity of operations, give legal authority to a person(s) who you select to sign legal paperwork on your behalf, and it will protect your best interests and those of your family and beneficiaries. From a business perspective it will give clarity on a smooth transition of leadership, be that temporary only, it will minimise conflict, and maintain tax, cost, and time effeciencies. It is a proactive strategy and enables you provide a roadmap for your future and your business protecting you both financially and personally. For expert legal advice with common sense guidance, arrange to meet our expert solicitors at Carmody Moran who will guide you through your options and considerations.

What is the role of an estate planning solicitor in commercial succession?

An estate planning solicitor specialising in commercial succession assists business owners in creating comprehensive plans for the transfer of assets and ownership. They help navigate complex legal and tax considerations, draft succession agreements, and ensure the business is protected during transitions.

How can I protect my business assets through estate planning?

Estate planning for commercial businesses involves various strategies to protect assets, such as creating trusts, buy-sell agreements, and insurance policies. An experienced solicitor can tailor these solutions to your specific business needs and goals.

 

Are there specific tax implications associated with commercial estate planning?

Yes, commercial estate planning involves various tax considerations, including inheritance tax and capital gains tax. A knowledgeable solicitor can guide you in minimizing tax liabilities and maximizing the tax-efficient transfer of assets.

What are the common challenges faced during commercial succession planning?

Common challenges in commercial succession planning include identifying suitable successors, addressing potential conflicts among stakeholders, and ensuring a fair and equitable distribution of assets. An estate planning solicitor can help address these challenges and provide practical solutions.

Can commercial estate planning help prevent disputes among business partners?

Yes, a well-crafted commercial estate plan can include provisions to address potential disputes, such as buy-sell agreements or shareholder agreements. These documents outline how ownership interests will be handled in case of disagreements or the departure of a partner.

What happens if a business owner dies without a succession plan in place?

If a business owner dies without a succession plan, the business’s future may be uncertain. It could lead to internal conflicts, loss of value, and potential legal battles. Having a comprehensive estate plan in place helps ensure a smooth transition and safeguards the business’s continuity.

How often should I review my commercial estate plan?

It is advisable to review your commercial estate plan regularly, especially when significant changes occur, such as changes in ownership, business structure, or tax laws. A periodic review with your estate planning solicitor ensures that the plan remains up-to-date and aligned with your business’s evolving needs.

 

Can a commercial estate plan address both family and business considerations?

Yes, a well-designed commercial estate plan can address both family and business considerations. It can incorporate provisions for family members involved in the business, as well as those who may not have active roles while ensuring a smooth transition and equitable distribution of assets.

How do I find a reputable estate planning solicitor for my commercial business in Ireland?

To find a reputable estate planning solicitor specializing in commercial succession, consider seeking recommendations from other business owners, researching online reviews, and conducting interviews with potential solicitors to ensure they have the necessary expertise and experience in commercial estate planning.

Your Expert Commercial Law Legal Team in Blanchardstown

At Carmody Moran Solicitors in Blanchardstown our experienced commercial law are on hand to advise and skilled in handling all nature of commercial law in Dublin.

The two partners of Carmody Moran Solicitors in Blanchardstown have a combined total of in excess of twenty five years professional legal experience. Together with their associates they aim to make the Court process as straight forward and navigable as possible while being on hand to alleviate their clients concerns and worries about going through the Court process.

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Jim Downing

Team

Jim Downing is a senior member of the team at Carmody Moran Solicitors LLP. He has significant legal experience gained working with private client firms in Dublin before joining the team.

He is a highly skilled commercial conveyancer with broad Commercial Law expertise. He has a wealth of knowledge from his twenty years plus experience working in the legal field making him a private client specialist including the Commercial Property Sales practice area having handled literally thousands of cases on behalf of clients based in Dublin, Ireland & abroad.

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Niamh Moran

Partner

Niamh Moran is one of the founding partners of Carmody Moran Solicitors and is a solicitor with wide-ranging experience across all areas of general practice.

Niamh manages the family lawconveyancing in Dublin, and probate divisions of the practice as well as Commercial law in the practice area of Commercial Property Sales. Niamh’s practice of law is extremely varied and she is regularly sought out for her expertise by clients and colleagues alike.

*While we have made every effort to provide accurate information, the law is always changing and it affects each person differently. This information is not a substitute for specific advice about you personally and it is not intended as legal advice. We will not be liable to you if you rely on this information. In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement. This statement is made in compliance with Reg.8 of SI 518 of 2002.

You should note that no solicitor/client relationship or duty of care or liability of any nature shall exist or be deemed to exist between Carmody Moran Solicitors and you until you have received a written letter of engagement from us in which we confirm our appointment as your Solicitors.

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I was looking for a family law consultation and asked Carmody Moran for one. Unfortunately, they didn't have the capacity, but at least they were nice enough to call me back and reply by email.So the very least you can expect from these specialists is the right attitude (unlike from many others out there on the market), but likely a lot more!
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Madeleine N
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We recently engaged Carmody Moran Solicitors for the purchase of our home, on receiving a recommendation for Caila Ryan specifically. Caila and the team were a pleasure to deal with. Caila was incredibly responsive, efficient and diligent throughout the process. As first time buyers, Caila explained all steps clearly and concisely to us, which eased our stress. Caila and the team went above and beyond for us - and accommodated ad hoc meetings when required. We highly recommend Caila and the team at Carmody Moran.
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I had an absolutely fantastic experience with my solicitor! Their hard work and dedication were truly impressive. They went above and beyond to help me with my legal matters. I couldn't have asked for a better advocate. Highly recommended!
I recently engaged with Carmody Moran Solicitors for the purchase of my new home. Caila and team were incredibly helpful throughout the whole process, ensuring I was kept up to date and promptly responded to any queries I had raised. I was particularly impressed at how diligent and efficient Caila was in ensuring the purchase went as smooth as possible. Would highly recommend them for their Legal services.
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Aedamar O'Toole
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Carmody Moran Solicitors exceeded all expectations as a Solicitor. Caila was an absolute pleasure to deal with from start to finish. She is exceptionally professional, organised and responsive. We needed her service in buying a house. She made sure that we were in the best position to make the transaction and was extremely thorough and intelligent in her work. She helped us secure the house before another interest rate hike. She went above and beyond as a solicitor and I couldn’t recommend her enough!
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I recently had the pleasure of engaging Carmody Moran Solicitors for the purchase of my new home. I found Caila and the team to be extremely professional, efficient and they kept the whole process moving along smoothly at all times. Everything was explained to me at each stage in the process in a clear and concise manner. I would highly recommend Carmody Moran Solicitors to anyone for quality legal services.
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Caila at carmody Moran is an absolute pleasure to deal with. Always attentive and always keeping you update. Caila took a lot of the stress out of the leg work having everything ready and constantly in contact with us. Would recommend Carmody Moran to anyone. They're all lovely to deal with and so helpful.
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We recently engaged with Carmody Moran Solicitors for a property purchase. From start to finish I found their service to be highly efficient and accommodating at all times . Caila in their office was very pleasant to deal with . I would highly recommend them to anyone in the future.
Laura Butler
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Absolutely fantastic, I would highly recommend. Prompt responses, clear and helpful communication, very diligent, and absolutely lovely to deal with. Caila is a star. Even my estate agent was full of praise!
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Aileen Power
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Carmody Moran recently helped me with the sale of my home. Niamh, Caila and all the team were fantastic to deal with from start to finish. They explained everything so clearly, were extremely professional, efficient and always responded promptly. On top of that they were just such a friendly group of people to deal with. I would highly recommend them.
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We recently closed on a first time house purchase and we were very pleased with how the whole process was handled at Carmody Moran. They always responded clearly and promptly to the many queries I had along the way and were on the ball with following up issues with the sellers solicitors to keep the process moving.The reason I went with them originally over other options was because they gave a very clear breakdown for the charges and the quoted price we were given was transparent and easy to understand compared to other quotes I received.I will definitely use them again if the need arises and recommend them to my friends and family.
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I would highly recommend Carmody Moran Solicitors. Niamh Moran and her team helped and supported me through the sale of my home. The transaction was dealt with efficiently and quickly. Every step was clearly explained from the Sale Questionnaire, Contract for Sale to Completion.
We just got the keys to our dream home 🏡 special thanks to Stephanie,Helen,Caila and Carmody Moran team.All the girls are very friendly and helpful.Stephanie was a pleasure to have you as our solicitor.Highly recommend!
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Anthony and his team went above and beyond for me, everything was always looked after and I was constantly kept in the loop for my RTA case. From phone calls to emails to dealing with insurers. Gave me great peace of mind that I chose the right solicitor and Anthony himself is a gentleman. I would highly recommend Carmody Moran Solicitors.
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Marie Byrne
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Anthony & Niamh are our family Solicitor, so had no hesitation when the decision was made to sell of our family home. They dealt with my dad in the most caring manner explaining everything in detail. I dealt with Helen Ryan and Stephanie Tierney. The response to every query was exceptional. An absolute pleasure to deal with. If they were unavailable Emma at reception would pass all messages on. It was a very positive experience and a fantastic team at Carmody/Moran Solicitors. Thank you. Marie Byrne
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Excellent.I am a client of Carmody Moran for the last few years.Niamh is a lovely person she made a difficult and lengthy process easy and answered any questions in a timely manner, very approachable and thorough.With her guidance and experience I found her to be very professional and understanding of my position, every step of the process was explained to me without overwhelming me.I cannot speak highly enough of Niamh and her team.I am happy to recommend them to anyone.
Would highly recommend.Tony and his team were absolutely brillant dealing with my case.Tony made me feel comfortable from day one, he explained everything to me at all times . Any time I had questions about thing's there was no problem in picking up the phone or sending a email Tony always got back to me and answered my questions.Fantastic service.
Fran Carroll
Fran Carroll
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Tony an his team are brilliant.Left no stone unturned.
We availed of Carmody Moran Solicitors for the sale of our property. Niamh and her team were very efficient, quick, easy to reach and, most importantly, proactive to solve issues and process the sale. Really happy with the service and a very good value for money. Highly recommend!
Annamay Rowan
Annamay Rowan
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Would highly recommend Anthony Carmody as he was so supportive with me and my family's case. If you made contact he would ring or email you back that day and explain things in your language.
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Anant Batra
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Fantastic experience dealing with Anthony. Excellent and quick communication. Would highly recommend!
Elvyra Ghetler
Elvyra Ghetler
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Great service, efficient, proffesional, very responsive. Over all very happy with services.
Tracy Ankers
Tracy Ankers
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Would highly recommend Anthony and his team .
Really pleased with the advice, help, communication and understanding that I received all the way through my case. A very personable and professional firm with the focus always on the client.
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