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Rolleston McElwee Solicitors is a well established Irish Law Firm based in Portlaoise and Mountmellick, Co Laois. We provide a comprehensive range of legal services to both individual and commercial clients throughout Ireland and in particular Dublin, Laois, Offaly, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny and Wicklow.
Learn more about areas we practice and services we provide.
Business and Company Law
Whether you are a start-up, SME or a larger national company or business we have extensive experience in dealing with commercial and business transactions and disputes that arise...
Wills and Probate
Will is a witnessed document that provides for the distribution of a person’s property subsequent to their death. A will allows a testator to appoint executors in order to...
Enduring Powers of Attorney
If you are concerned whether for family or personal reasons or otherwise, that you may not have the ability to manage your legal affairs in the future, you may...
We offer a wide variety of legal services to farmers. At Rolleston McElwee our solicitors have indispensable knowledge in relation to all aspect of agricultural law, land......
If you suffer from an injury or ailment as a consequence of a misdiagnosis or as a result of poor medical treatment, you may have a medical negligence claim. In order to succeed in...
f you have suffered an injury or ailment caused by the negligence of another person, you may be entitled to make a personal injury claim. There are a myriad of Personal Injury......
Protecting your Intellectual Property is worth a thought in order to add financial value to your business. Putting legal protection in place that protects your Intellectual......
Mr Eugene O’Connor is the county Coroner for both Laois and Carlow and Deborah Holland is the deputy Coroner for county Laois. Dr. Jonathan Jacob is the Deputy Coroner for Carlow...
Conveyancing Law and Practice
Rolleston McElwee strives to provide a conveyancing service that is completed to the highest of regulatory standards. We can provide you with an extensive range of property law...
Purchasing a property
When you have chosen the property that you wish to purchaser, you will pay a booking deposit to the Auctioneer. This deposit is refundable should you decide not to proceed with...
Landlord & Tenant Law
The Residential Tenancies Acts 2004-2016 are intended to ensure the regulation of residential tenancies. Under the Acts, where a tenant has enjoyed at least six months’...
Foreign property transactions such granting a power of attorney, executing a deed or completing transfer documents. Certifying and authenticating documents...
We welcome any enquiries you may have concerning this specialised area of Law. Contact us today if you require a consultation...
Corporate and personal creditors will normally require legal advice in getting paid their debt . At Rolleston McElwee Solicitors we will take your debt collection matters into our ...
The end of a marriage is a life-changing event and the procedures required in order to signify the legal end to a marriage are very complex. In order to ensure your interests are...
We will advise you and handle any disputes you may have. Such disputes may in include but are not limited to commercial disputes, intellectual property disputes, judical reviews...
We advise on regulation, dispute settlements, taxation, sports employment issues, sports personality rights, sport and commerce, sponsorship, merchandising...
OUR LEGAL TEAM
Our team of compassionate and experienced solicitors are here to help guide you in your time of need.
Solicitor and Notary Public
YOUR CONNECTION TO YOUR CASE
At Rolleston McElwee we are committed to delivering an exceptional service to our clients offering clear and impartial advice. We are client focused and aim to provide you with an efficient, friendly and affordable service. We’re here to be your connection to the legal system and to advocate for you from the moment you call us until your case is resolved.
Three things you’ll get when you hire Rolleston McElwee for your case:
A Lawyer will answer your calls and emails
You will be informed about your case every step of the way
You will be treated with compassion and respect
If you're in trouble, we can help
We approach each problem with three essential elements: strategic thinking, creative solutions, proven results. Our process is designed to get you the best outcome for your case.
We provide online conference calls with a remote access link, to facilitate you enter meetings more fluidly and without difficulty.
Our in house Polish speaking personnel allow us to communicate with Polish speaking clients via phone, email and face to face.Read more
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Every situation is unique. These are general answers - they are not a replacement for a true, individualized consultation with an attorney. To have your specific questions answered, please schedule a consultation.
How do I become a client of Rolleston McElwee?
In order to become a client of our office you can simply call us on 057-8621329 and speak with a Solicitor in relation to your matter. You can also email one of our solicitors directly or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org with your query and contact details (e.g mobile number) and your query will be directed to one of our solicitors who will contact you directly.
Will I be able to speak with my Solicitor whenever I need to?
Yes. Your Solicitor will always be available by email and/or by phone call. While your solicitor may not be able to respond immediately, he/she will aim to respond to you as quickly as possible.
What is the difference between a Solicitor and a Barrister?
In Ireland there are two types of Lawyers- A solicitor or a Barrister. Solicitors qualify from Blackhall Place, while Barristers qualify from The Kings Inns. Barristers are generally self-employed while Solicitors usually work within a firm. Solicitors offer legal advice and services in relation to buying and selling houses, drawing up Wills, advising you on areas on businesses and the initial advice in relation to personal injury claims. A Barrister usually specializes in court advocacy and providing legal opinions. Barristers do not deal with clients to the same extent as solicitors. They are usually provided with the details of a case by the solicitor and the Barrister will the review this information prior to giving an opinion or before attending Court. If a Solicitor believes that your case will require the opinion or expertise of a Barrister, he/she will recommend or retain a suitable Barrister.
How can I obtain a quote from your office for selling/purchasing a property?
You call our office on 057-8621329 where a member of our team will take the relevant details from you and will provide you with a quotation. You can also obtain a quote by emailing email@example.com or by directly emailing one of our solicitors with your query and contact details.
Will I be able to meet my Solicitor in person?
Yes. If you wish to schedule an appointment to meet your solicitor, you can do so by contacting our office and an appointment will be arranged for you. At Rolleston McElwee Solicitors we have all of the necessary procedures in place to ensure the safety of both our staff and clients.
How will I be kept updated in relation to my case?
Your Solicitor will ensure to keep you informed in various ways. Your Solicitor will use the most suitable method of communication to effectively communicate the necessary information to you. This may be by post, email or by phone call. While this may not be constant, you can rest assured that your solicitor will contact you when it is necessary to do so.
Will I be required to sign legal documents?
In most cases you will be required to sign the relevant documentation. The nature and effect of the document(s) will be explained to you by your Solicitor. This will be arranged for a time that suits you.
What is a Will?
A Will is a witnessed document that provides for the distribution of a person’s property subsequent to their death. A Will allows a testator to appoint executors in order to administer their estate in accordance with their wishes as set out in the Will.
What does Probate mean?
Probate is the process of gathering in the assets and determining the liabilities of a deceased person. It is the administering of the estate of the deceased in accordance with the wishes of the Testator as laid out in the Will. In the case of Intestacy (where there is no Will), it is the administering of the estate of the deceased in accordance with the rules of Intestacy.
What is meant by Conveyancing Law?
Conveyancing refers to the transfer of ownership in property. This can take many forms. Conveyancing Law is a broad term that covers many transactions involving property such as purchasing, selling, transferring, leasing. The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009 is the main legislation that governs property transactions.
What is a Personal Injury Claim?
In circumstances where a person was involved in an accident in which they suffer an injury through no fault of their own, they may be entitled to pursue a personal injury claim. It is important that you contact a solicitor as soon as possible after the accident in order to have your claim assessed before it is too late as the Statute of Limitations places a strict limit on the time in which you can bring a personal injury claim.