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Ex-McDowell Purcell managing partner to lead at Tully Rinckey
Thomas O’Malley second from left, with partners Grainne Loughnane, Barry Crushell and Conor Robinson

07 Jan 2019 / corporate law Print

Tully Rinckey nabs ex-McDowell Purcell leader

Former McDowell Purcell managing partner and property law expert Thomas O’Malley has joined the real estate division of Tully Rinckey as managing partner, where he will focus on banking and finance law as well as commercial deals.

The latest recruit to the US firm, which is in its second year of business in Dublin, is joined as a partner by Grainne Loughnane, who will practise in commercial and residential property law.


Thomas will focus on banking and finance, commercial property, planning and environmental law, and renewable energy law. 

“Tully Rinckey Ireland is dedicated to serving the type of clients that I know I can guide through a variety of legal challenges, while upholding the firm’s strong ethics and commitment to client satisfaction,” O’Malley said. 


Grainne Loughnane added: “I’m thrilled to join a firm that is as committed to providing affordable and ethical services, as I am.”.

As a partner at his former law firm, O’Malley worked on complex title structures, high-value property acquisitions and disposals, partnerships, joint ventures and collective property investments. 


He also advised lenders on all aspects of taking and enforcing security over property, assisted financial institutions in developing strategies, and acted for receivers selling property.

He is an accredited mediator and obtained his LLB from Trinity College Dublin, and is a member of the Law Society of Ireland.

 Grainne Loughnane is admitted to practise in Ireland, and England and Wales. She holds an honours LLB and possesses a Certificate in Conveyancing and Property Law.

She is a member of the Law Society of Ireland, and the Dublin Solicitors’ Bar Association. 

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