Colm Farrell

Senior Associate

Colm is a Senior Associate on our Commercial Litigation team specialising in property litigation and Landlord & Tenant law.

Colm provides strategic advice and risk analysis on contentious property issues and acts for a wide range of property clients including banks, retailers, corporate occupiers, commercial developers and institutional landlords.

Colm’s experience includes claims for adverse possession, trespass, boundary and right of way disputes and disputes involving the enforceability of restrictive covenants.

In the commercial Landlord & Tenant space, Colm has advised on the exercise of break options, dilapidations claims, service charge disputes, recovery of rent arrears and forfeiture, tenancy insolvency and uncontested lease renewals.

Colm has also advised in the residential Landlord & Tenant space on a variety of issues to include breach of obligations, anti-social behaviour, arrears of rent, renewal rights, deposit disputes and terminations.

Colm is also on MHC's Diversity and Inclusion Committee.


  • Landlord & Tenant Law
  • Property Litigation

Representative Matters

  • Advising Dublin Port on trespass and commercial tenant renewal rights.
  • Advising Ireland’s largest institutional landlord on its residential landlord and tenant portfolio.
  • Advising various state and clerical bodies on boundary issues and claims for adverse possession. 


Legal 500, 2021

Developed a strategy that took the heat out of the litigation and identified the solution that worked best”.

Speaking Engagements & Teaching

Colm regularly lectures in the Law Society on Landlord & Tenant law.

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Areas of Expertise

Dispute Resolution Commercial Disputes Real Estate Law

Professional Memberships

Dublin Solicitors Bar Association


University College Cork, BL, Civil Law & French

Technological University Dublin, MA, Public Relations

Law Society of Ireland, Diploma, English & Welsh Property Law

Law Society of Ireland, Diploma, Commercial Litigation

Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place (Solicitor)