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McMahon Legal

McMahon Legal was founded in 2018 by Paul McMahon, who is a practising solicitor and chartered tax adviser. Paul combines long and broad experience as a legal practitioner with publication of the most comprehensive guides to Irish law.

McMahon Legal provides a one-stop shop for comprehensive legal service and advice. We bring value to our clients by making the best use of the law in their interests. Whether negotiating transactions, dealing with disputes and claims or advising on rights and obligations, comprehensive insight into the legal issues combined with practical experience and common sense, give a significant and often critical advantage.

Paul McMahon

Paul McMahon is a practising solicitor with over 25 years’ experience in the practice of law in Ireland.  He is a practising Chartered Tax Adviser. He also practised as an England and Wales solicitor law in Ireland for many years.

Paul has practised as a solicitor and legal adviser in a range of areas including corporate and commercial law, employment, trade, property development, trusts and estate planning, litigation, banking and taxation. He has advised on and acted in transactions and cases for clients in range of business sectors. Samples of transactions and cases in which Paul has acted are set out in the sections which deal with our services.

Paul McMahon is admitted as a solicitor in Ireland, in Northern Ireland and in England and Wales. He is a Chartered Tax adviser and a Qualified Financial Adviser. He has qualifications in banking, finance and compliance.


Paul has written all the content of the Irish Legal Guide, which is a unique wide-ranging guide to Irish Law.   Irish Legal Guide also contains the original legislation, sample case law and other legal materials relevant to each area of law concerned.

Paul has also written the content of the Irish Legal Blog. This is draft material for future publication in the Irish Legal Guide. Together they provide an in-depth summary of almost all areas of Irish law, regulation and practice.

Paul has written UK Law (An Irish Guide), which is a practical guide to doing business in the UK, primarily for Irish businesses and residents with UK interests. 

Using his Irish and UK experience and writings, Paul has written and compiled Brexit (An Irish Guide), which contains over 600 articles on the risks and advantages of Brexit.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • Bachelor of Civil Law (1988) (University College Dublin)
  • Solicitor (1993) (Incorporated Law Society of Ireland)
  • Attorney at Law (2000) (New York State Bar)
  • Chartered Tax Adviser (2002) (Irish Taxation Institute)
  • Certificate and Diploma in Financial Services (2002) (Institute of Bankers)
  • Qualified Financial Adviser (2003) (Life Assurance Institute)
  • Solicitor England and Wales (2003) (Law Society of England and Wales)
  • Certificate in Compliance (2004) (Association of Compliance Officers)
  • Solicitor Northern Ireland (2018) (Law Society of Northern Ireland)

Paul McMahon