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Notley Solicitors

Ali O'Reilly Notley & Jane Mathews
Welcome to Notley Solicitors, incorporating Jane Mathews Solicitors.

Thank you for visiting the website of Notley Solicitors. We are a law firm based at the Cranford Centre, Montrose, Stillorgan Road, Dublin 4.

In 2019, our firm merged with the practice of Jane Mathews Solicitors which was established in 1985.  Our mission is to achieve a consistently high level of performance in the practice of law. We do this by listening to our clients and finding out what they would like us to do for them. We do our very best to achieve the best results for our clients and at all times we remain committed to our clients’ needs.

If we can be of any assistance to you or if you wish to receive copies of our client guides, please contact us on 01 485 3432 or at

Practice Areas

Practice Areas

We offer a full range of legal services for both business and private clients

Property / Conveyancing

We understand that buying or selling a home can be both an exciting and anxious time whether you’re a first time buyer or moving up the property ladder. We have many years experience of helping people purchase and sell their homes. We provide the expertise on the legal matters such as title, planning and mortgages. We will explain the process to you so you better understand every step in the process. We will also guide you with useful advice on the more practical aspects of the transaction such as deciding on closing dates, confirming what contents are included and assisting you with arrangements on the day your sale or purchase closes.

These are some of the conveyancing services we will be happy to assist you with

Main Areas of Practice:
• Residential conveyancing
• Purchasing a property
• Selling a property
• Remortgages
• Registering Rights of Way
• Purchase of Ground Rents
• Change of ownership
• Co-ownership agreements
• Option agreements
• New home schemes
• Mortgage solicitors
• Residential Lettings


We act in the areas of Medical Negligence, accidents at work, road traffic accidents or accidents in public places. We also assist clients who are injured in hospital or in a clinic or by a medic, or who are injured at work or abroad and in all aspects of medical and dental negligence. We commit ourselves to maximising compensation and expediting the litigation process to achieve the best settlements, resolutions or results.

If you have suffered loss, damage or personal injury you may be entitled to bring a claim for pain and suffering, loss of earnings, repair and replacement costs or other losses attributable to your accident or injury.

Litigation is the process in which disputes are dealt with by the Courts. We do everything we can to make our clients’ involvement as stress free as possible. We always aim to ensure that our clients are aware of the processes involved, the stage a case is at, the strategies and likely outcomes and we are always available for our clients to discuss their concerns and to explain any issues which may arise.

*Please note in contentious matters, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.

Main Areas of Practice:
• Personal Injuries
• Road Traffic Accidents
• Work Accidents
• Injuries Board Claims
• Medical Negligence
• Head Injuries
• Whiplash or Back Injuries
• Injury suffered whilst undergoing medical procedure
• Eye Injuries
• GP Claims
• Dental Claims
• Fatal Claims
• Injuries in the Workplace
• Defamation

Business & Corporate Law

We provide advice on business and commercial issues to large and small companies, sole traders and business partnerships. Our business and corporate clients range from smaller businesses such as coffee shops and retailers, to larger enterprises such as hotels, developers and property investors, and large companies.

We recognise the need to provide our business and corporate clients with practical advice on the wide range of issues that can arise in business today. Our role in advising our business and corporate clients involves an ongoing relationship with each client so that we understand the nature of the client’s business and the client’s needs as they arise. We assist the business of our corporate clients by being available and to guide and advise on issues which concern our clients in their day to day business activities.

We can advise on a range of issues including:
• Purchase and sale of a business or shareholding
• Shareholders’ agreements
• Company formations & partnerships
• Purchase, sale & leasing of commercial property
• Commercial lending
• Franchise & service agreements
• Confidentiality agreements
• Debt recovery
• Licensing

Family Law

We are experienced and highly respected with all Family Law areas. We develop and maintain strong and supportive relationships based on trust, loyalty and support, with all of our family law clients. We help clients with all aspects of marital or relationship breakdown, including the personal, legal and financial issues arising from such breakdowns. We also have a lot of experience in custody, maintenance and guardianship matters.

Main Areas of Practice:
• Marital Breakdown
• Divorce
• Separation
• Mediated Settlement Agreements
• Cohabitation
• Custody
• Adoption
• Inheritance
• Succession
• Pension Adjustment Orders
• Asset Recovery

Wills, Probate & Estates Admin.

Our Wills & Probate team specialises in providing expert advice in all areas of Estate Probate and Succession Planning. We advise private clients, families, Trusts, commercial entities and chartered organisations. We are committed to finding tailored practical solutions to best suit our client’s asset profile as well as future requirements.

A will is a legal document which sets out what a person wishes to happen to his or her property, cash, belongings, assets and even children after their death. At Notley Solicitors, we will work carefully with you to ensure that your wishes are properly reflected in your Will. We are always available in relation to any slight amendments to be made to your will or to address any concerns that you might have. We will store your original will in our safe free of charge until it is needed.

Probate is the process of administrating the deceased’s Estate through the Probate Office and carrying out the deceased’s wishes under the Will.

Main Areas of Practice:
• Estate Planning
• Administration of Trusts & Charities
• Wills, Trusts & Probate
• Administration of Estates
• Preparation & drafting of Wills
• Creation of Trusts
• Formation of Family Partnerships
• Wealth Management
• Powers of Attorney
• Wards of Court Applications
• Transferring Assets

Commercial Conveyancing

We provide a full and comprehensive service to all our commercial property clients in all aspects of the commercial real estate market, including large-scale residential, retail, office, development sites and commercial buildings.
We have advised developers, contractors, investors, landlords and tenants.

Main Areas of Practice:
• Development Sites
• Apartments & Mixed-Use Development
• MUD Act & Management Issues
• Property Acquisitions & Disposals
• Property Development
• Commercial Leases
• Commercial Investments
• Corporate & Property Recovery
• Landlord & Tenant
• Funding & Security
• Retail & Shopping Centres
• Hotels, Public Houses & Licensing

Employment Law & HR

Our firm provides advices on all aspects of employment law in Ireland. We aim to provide satisfactory resolutions of all forms of employment disputes as well as various aspects of employee rights, contracts and benefits. We also work with both employees and employers on issues arising in their workplace as well as conducting cases before the Courts, the WRC, Arbitrators and Mediators.

Previous experience includes:
• Advising on equality legislation including notice periods and holiday, maternity & parental entitlements, payment of wages, working hours
• Drafting and review of terms and conditions in contracts for permanent, part-time or consultancy work
• Termination, dismissal and redundancy guidance
• Advising on disciplinary and grievance procedures and health and safety procedures
• Advising on applications before the Employment Appeal Tribunal, Rights Commissioner Service, Equality
• Tribunal, Labour Court and High Court proceedings

Main Areas of Practice:
• Employment Disputes, Litigation & Injunctions
• Employment Contracts & Rights
• HR Policies & Procedures
• Dismissals, Grievance & Disciplinary Matters
• Performance & Absenteeism Management
• Equality & Non-Discrimination
• Stress, Bullying & Harassment
• Pensions
• Health & Safety Matters
• Executive Severance Packages
• The Workplace Relations Commission
• Termination Issues
• Disposals – Due Diligence & TUPE
• Breach of Contract Claims

Licensing Law

We act in all aspects of licensing law for food and drink in Ireland. We advise on and represent clients in particular on the following:

• Wine Retailers on Licences
• Restaurant certificates
• Special Restaurant Certificates
• Seven Day Ordinary On Licences for pubs
• Exemptions, extensions, music, singing and dancing licenses
• Retailers off Licences
• Extensions and variations of licensed areas
• Bonded warehousing for wholesale retail of alcohol
• Renewals, complaints and prosecutions.
• Festivals licensing and bar agreements

Our Team

Ali O'Reilly Notley


Ali O’Reilly Notley is the Principal of Notley Solicitors.

Ali qualified as a Solicitor in 2011 and is dual qualified in both Ireland and in the jurisdiction of England & Wales. Ali is involved in all areas of general practice, but specialises in the areas of conveyancing, litigation, family and employment law.

With over 12 years legal experience, Ali’s previous experience includes training initially as a Solicitor in a general practice before working in a corporate law firm on the commercial team for nearly five years. Ali has also worked as legal counsel inhouse in a bank and briefly for an airline, and so her experience is particularly varied which lends itself well to the general practice model within which she now practices.

Ali was educated at Alexandra College Dublin and studied Economics at University College Dublin before entering Blackhall Place Law School in 2009. Ali is a member of the Law Society of Ireland and the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association.

In addition to holding a qualification as a Solicitors Ali holds Diplomas in Family Law, Employment Law and in In-house Practice. Furthermore, she holds Certificates in Banking Law, Conveyancing and in English and Welsh Property Law.

Contact Ali

Tel: +353 (0)1 485 3432


Jane Mathews


Jane Mathews qualified as a Solicitor in 1980. After a successful few years in the Conveyancing Department of Matheson Ormsby & Prentice and 2 years managing the general practice of M.O’Shea & Co. Kilrush, Co. Clare, she set up as a sole practitioner from her home in Foxrock, Dublin in 1985. She offered her professional services in the areas of Conveyancing, Wills &, Probate. This was a lifestyle choice as she managed her professional career around her growing family. In 2004 she joined BCM Hanby Wallace (now Byrne Wallace), as Partner with responsibility for the Private Client Department. After a successful 3 years, she succumbed to the lure of the independence of a sole practitioner and returned to practice from home in Foxrock where she remained until her recent merger with Notley Solicitors

Jane has always offered a very personal and professional service to her clients.  The satisfaction of her clients in their repeat business and referrals to others are testament to the quality of her service. She continues to provide this level of service in her new position as Consultant with Notley Solicitors.

She offers clients an extensive knowledge and expertise in all aspects of Residential Conveyancing, drafting of Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney, the Extraction of Grants of Probate and Administration of Estates.

Contact Jane

Tel: +353 (0)1 485 3432


Julie Crossan

Legal Executive

Julie has been working in legal practices for over 20 years and has obtained varied and extensive experience in all aspects of Law but with particular focus on the areas of Conveyancing, Probate and Litigation.

Julie is a graduate of TUD where she completed a Certificate and Diploma in Legal Studies.  She has also completed courses in Law at Griffith College Dublin.

Julie has accumulated many years of practical experience and provides support and assistance to both Jane and Ali in the handling of client cases.

She offers clients an extensive knowledge and expertise in all aspects of Residential Conveyancing, drafting of Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney, the Extraction of Grants of Probate and Administration of Estates.

Contact Julie

Tel: +353 (0)1 485 3432


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