Administrative & Public Law

Blake & Kenny LLP have been legal advisors to the public sector for 80+ years, advising on legal issues unique to public bodies and semi-state bodies. We offer an efficient service with proven credentials. We are specialised in the area of Local Government Law, Administrative Law, Judicial Reviews, Compliance with Regulations and Public/Oral Hearings. We retain the skill and knowledge of the relevant National & EU Law which will save time and costs when dealing with legal queries.

We are legal advisors to:

  • Galway City Council
  • Galway Harbour Company (Port of Galway)
  • Galway Roscommon Education Training Board , formerly VEC’s,
  • Galway County Council
  • Galway Rape Crisis Centre
  • Irish Water

Our solicitors regularly advise our clients on the following:

  • Acquisition and Disposal
  • Site re-development and property development by state bodies.
  • Compulsory Purchases
  • Leases, Licences and Conveyances
  • Landlord and Tenant Matters
  • Social Housing
  • Housing Repossession
  • Environmental and Planning (Including Oral Hearings)
  • Planning
  • Building Control
  • Environment
  • Housing Loans & Rents
  • Environmental
  • Derelict Sites
  • Fire Services
  • Bye-Laws
  • Capital Works, Supplies and Services
  • Commercial contracts
  • EU Competition & Regulatory Law
  • Planning and Environmental Legislation
  • Corporate governance
  • Legislation and Statutory Instruments
  • Public Liability
  • Employers Liability and Professional Indemnity
  • Data Protection & Freedom of Information

We aim to provide a prompt, efficient and effective service to all our public body, semi-state clients with highly experienced and qualified personnel.

If you have any queries in relation to the above please contact us now on 091-564340 or by email:

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