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company law

Company Law

The team at O’Donnell Breen-Walsh O’Donoghue, have vast experience in Company Law, giving practical advice and guidance through every aspect of the legislation.

If you are setting up a new business we can advise on:-

  • Registration of a business name
  • What type of company should you form – partnership or a limited liability company, DAC or CLS
  • Implications of limited liability
  • The duties and obligations of company directors, officers and shareholders

For an established business we can give you help and advice on:-

  • Safeguards to consider if you are lending or borrowing money
  • The implications of a Debenture and the differences between a fixed and floating charge
  • Practicalities of share transfers and the various options available to shareholders
  • All aspects of corporate mergers and amalgamations

If your business is in trouble, facing possible closure, we can help in explaining the different options available; guiding you through the process of restructure or insolvency, with advice on:-

  • The sale of company shares and assets
  • Implications of appointing an examiner or receiver
  • Compulsory or voluntary winding p of a company
  • Various workouts possible in an insolvency situation

Does your business deal with the consumer? It is vital you have the correct contracts, warranties and terms & conditions in place. The experienced Company Law Solicitors here at O’Donnell Breen-Walsh O’Donoghue can give you advice on all aspects of the sale of goods and supply of service, including:-

  • Writing a contract
  • The legalities involved in the acceptance and rejection of goods
  • The rights of unpaid sellers
  • Actions arising from the breach of contract
  • The preparation of commercial documents – conditions of business, supply agreements, distribution agreements, agency agreements and franchise agreements
  • Employing independent contractors
  • Confidentially agreements, guarantees and indemnities
  • The effect and enforcement of guarantees

The protection of your intellectual property can be difficult. If you need advice on the law surrounding patents, trademarks or copyright and your intellectual property rights we can help you in areas like:-

  • Consideration of trade secrets, design protection, false advertising
  • Internet technology, to include streaming, search engines, keyword advertising domain names and cyber squatting
  • Irish Law on the protection of intellectual property rights and what you can do if these rights are breached.


If you have a legal problem or concern relating to your business, contacting the team at O’Donnell Breen-Walsh O’Donoghue will help put your mind at ease and start working towards a solution.
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Contact Us

O'Donnell Breen-Walsh O'Donoghue Solicitors
Trinity House, 8 Georges Quay, Cork.

Tel: 021 4313911
Fax: 021 4320316
Email: info@odbwod.ie