Flor McCarthy (Managing Partner) BCL, LLM, AITI, TEP

Flor McCarthy, Managing Partner

Flor McCarthy, Managing Partner

Flor specialises in the area of commercial property and in the area of probate, trusts and estates.

His commercial property practice is focused on working closely with a small number of select clients in making their commercial property projects happen and in managing their property portfolios.

In the area of probate, trust and estates, Flor deals with wills and estate planning for clients; complex probate and administration of estate cases; the creation and administration of trusts and probate and trust disputes and litigation.

Flor has over 15 years’ experience and has an extremely busy and diverse practice. He works closely with clients as a key adviser in solving and avoiding legal problems. In commercial litigation Flor has acted in a wide variety of cases at all levels in the Circuit Court, the High Court, the Supreme Court and in the Commercial Court. He was centrally involved in a landmark case that changed the law in relation to judgment mortgages in Ireland. He has vast experience of commercial conveyancing and acts for property developers, professional landlords, farmers, wind-farm developers, investors and property owners throughout Ireland. He has extensive experience of probate and trust matters of all sizes and description and in probate disputes and litigation.

As well as having a general law degree and being a practicing solicitor for over 15 years, Flor has a masters’ degree in his specialist field of practice: commercial law.

Flor is a member of the Institute of Taxation in Ireland and has a diploma in trust and estate planning from the Law Society of Ireland.  He is a registered Trust and Estate Practitioners and is a member of the UK-based Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, the recognised international representative body for practitioners specialising in this area.

Flor is also admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales and he is a notary public for the County of Cork.

Flor is the author of a number of books including The Solicitor’s Guide to Marketing and Growing a Business; How to Turn Your Legal Practice into a Financial SuccessCropped 3D Cover.

Outside of his own legal practice he is passionate about helping other solicitors grow successful businesses and provides a series of free email business development ideas for solicitors at 55IdeasForSolicitors.com.  (If you are a solicitor and are interested in finding out more about Flor’s emails please go here.)

He regularly publishes articles both in his areas of specialism as well as in topics of more general legal interest. He has published articles in the Irish Law Society Gazette and the Southern Star. He has been interviewed in the Sunday Business Post and on national and local radio.

Outside of work Flor is married to Mags and has five young kids. He spends most of his time shouting and being ignored. He loves gardening, growing nice things to eat, cooking them well and eating them in good company with plenty of wine. The rest of the time you’ll usually find him either reading or staring vacantly into space.

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