Brian O'Callaghan


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Brian O’Callaghan is a Partner specialising in contentious and non-contentious Property.  He has experience of advising on landlord and tenant disputes such as enforcement and interpretation of lease covenants, property related insolvency, disputes over joint venture agreements as well as sale and purchase disputes.   He also has vast experience in property finance and property based lending, retail and office leasing for landlords and tenants and investment acquisitions and disposals.

Recent significant cases/deals include advising:

  • Boots the Chemists on the continued expansion of their Irish portfolio
  • Point Village Development Limited on various contentious and non-contentious matters
  • A group of Davy Private Investor clients in summary proceedings in relation to enforcement of security

He is also a regular lecturer on the Law Society Professional Practice and Continuing Professional Development courses.  

One source notes that Brian is "very engaging and collaborative. He always has the client's goals at the centre of what he is trying to do." Chambers Europe 2019

Market commentators describe Brian as "practical and solution-oriented," going on to explain: "He works with the other side to get the transaction done." Chambers Europe 2018

According to Chambers Europe 2017, clients value that he is "very straightforward to deal with." 

In Chambers Europe 2016 clients highlight Brian for dealing with issues "in a proactive manner, discussing matters at length to find the right solution for all parties."

In Chambers Europe 2015 Brian is "widely recognised for his activity on real estate disputes. He is an expert in landlord and tenant litigation, property-related insolvency, and disputes over joint venture agreements". 

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