Flynn O’Driscoll has extensive experience advising on all aspects of commercial property transactions, from acquisitions and disposals of large commercial assets to acting for landlords and tenants in commercial lease transactions. The team, led by Julian Cunningham, has a remarkable depth of knowledge offering sound, practical, commercial advice to clients in their real estate dealings. The team is also experienced in completing detailed due diligence exercises on the commercial property aspects of more significant corporate M&A transactions.

Our clients include entrepreneurs, private investors, property developers as well as domestic and international corporate entities.


Our Commercial Property team offers a full spectrum of commercial property services, providing timely and commercially savvy advice at all stages of the transaction. Transactions are partner led with a keen focus on pairing our knowledge and experience with the client’s end goal so as to achieve and deliver positive and successful outcomes closely aligned to the client’s needs and priorities.

Some of the key areas on which we advise include:

  • Acquisition and disposal of all types of commercial and residential real estate
  • Commercial landlords and tenants on the acquisition and disposal of leasehold interests
  • Property Developers on the acquisition and financing of residential development sites
  • Advising on schemes of residential developments
  • Acting in the re-finance of large property portfolios
  • Completing real estate Due Diligence exercises on real estate assets owned and/or leased
  • Management Companies on relevant provisions of MUDs Act legislation
  • Advising on Option Agreements


  • Acquisition and lease of well-known Licensed premises in Dublin 4
  • Acting for Developers in Site Acquisition, development and financing of large development site together with the Unit Sales
  • Private Investor Groups in the acquisition and construction of Primary Care developments
  • Sale and leaseback of prominent licensed premises in County Kildare
  • Acted for the Vendor of prominent commercial premises off Baggot Street, Dublin for €5m
  • Sale of numerous hotels and recreational facilities throughout Ireland
  • Regularly retained by landlords and tenants in Leases of Commercial Units of varying size
  • Advised Vendor in sale of prominent office building near Naas, County Kildare
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‘Julian Cunningham has a wealth of property experience which allows him to provide sound advice when issues arise. Julian is always at the end of the phone when needed which is a great comfort to clients when in the middle of stressful transactions.’

Legal 500 EMEA 2024

‘An excellent, efficient and decisive team.’

Legal 500 EMEA 2024

'Nothing is too big for Flynn O’Driscoll to take on. They are efficient, welcoming and extremely professional. Their knowledge of the law is unparalleled by any other firm. Julian Cunningham in the property team deserves special mention.'

Legal 500 EMEA 2024

‘Julian Cunningham continues to show phenomenal attention to detail and dedication which is always second to none. He is extremely thorough in his work and takes a very reasonable approach to areas of his field.’

Legal 500 EMEA 2024

'The Team at FOD provide a personal and focused service to their clients. They are attuned to the needs of the clients as they ensure they develop a strong knowledge of the client’s own business and circumstances, which allows them to provide practical and timely advice to their clients on all matters pertaining to the legal issues that are affecting them. This personal, timely and focused service, serves their clients well in the fast-moving corporate world we live in today.’

Legal 500 EMEA 2021

‘Solution driven team, providing strong support and guidance to clients. Problem solvers, commercially focused and very reliable.’

Legal 500 EMEA

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