Geoffrey Rooney
Solicitor

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Geoffrey qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and has since gained significant litigation experience, particularly in the area of mortgage litigation and has acted for a number of the country’s largest financial institutions in the Circuit Court and High Court in respect of enforcing their security.

He is experienced in advising clients on the enforcement of Orders for possession in the most orderly and efficient manner. Further, he has detailed knowledge of the Central Bank’s Codes of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears and how it affects institutional clients.

Geoffrey also has extensive expertise in advising and enforcing clients’ security by way of receivership. He worked and advised both secured creditors and their appointed Receivers throughout the receivership process.

He also has experience in advising company directors on their duties and obligations.

Experience
  • Successfully represented lending institutions in respect of proceedings in all Circuit Court jurisdictions and the High Court by enforcing their security.
  • Advised financial institutions in respect of the appointment of fixed asset receivers and further acted in appointing and thereafter advising fixed asset receivers.
  • Advised Receivers in respect of disputes arising out of their appointment and actions during the terms of receivership.
  • Advised clients in the orderly and proper large scale transfer of legal proceedings into the title of a new entity.
  • Represented a number of companies in their restoration to the Register of Companies by way of Court application.
  • Dealt with and advised on the sale and purchase of residential and commercial property, the review of security and title and the rectification of defective title.
Education
  • Law Society of Ireland, Certificate in Human Rights Law, 2015.
  • University College Dublin, Master of Laws in Criminal Justice and Criminology (LLM) (Hons), 2012.
  • Law Society of Ireland, Admitted as a Solicitor, 2008.
  • University College Dublin, Bachelor of Business and Legal Studies, BBLS (Hons), 2004. 
Memberships
  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
  • Free Legal Aid Clinics (FLAC)
Contact Details

E: grooney@AMOSS.ie

T: 00-353-1-212-0400