About Us

Situated in North County Dublin (with offices in Balbriggan and Skerries)

We are a community based and client focused legal practice with a skilled team of committed solicitors.

We offer a wide range of legal services, providing individuals, businesses and charities with practical advice. 

Gerrard L. McGowan solicitors have amassed a large customer base over the years in North County Dublin.  The volume of repeat business and long standing clients speaks to the quality service that we provide.  We have grown with many of the businesses who began in our community and we are pleased to offer those and prospective new clients the expertise that we have developed.

We are less than a 20 minute drive from Dublin Airport on the M1 motorway and we are conveniently located in the heart of both Balbriggan and Skerries.

We are committed to providing our clients with a professional, practical and efficient legal service.

– Donogh McGowan  Managing Partner

Our Approach

  • Listening to you – We have a talented team of solicitors who are committed to quality and care.  We listen to our clients first to understand your objectives and needs.
  • Team work – We work in a collaborative way as a team with you to ensure that we provide you with a tailored and quality service.
  • Results – Our priority is to achieve your goal.  Whether it’s buying a house, making a will or going to court, we measure our service by achieving the results that you want.

What People Say

“I availed of the services of McGowan Solicitors due to a road traffic accident I was involved in. I found their service was excellent, in particular that of Siobhan McNiallais. I was kept informed at every stage about how my case was progressing. I would have no hesitation in recommending them.


“We engaged with Siobhan Mac Niallais of Gerrard L McGowan Solicitors to help sort out a vehicle claim we had with our insurance company.  We found Siobhan to be very efficient and easy to deal with and she constantly stayed in touch with us to keep us up-to-date of matters.  The outcome was very satisfactory for us we would highly recommend Gerrard L McGowan Solicitors.”

Mark & Nicola Doherty

“On behalf of myself and everyone here at Remember Us Special Needs group, I would like to thank everyone at Gerrard L. McGowan, Solicitors for all their help and guidance over the past few years.  In 2014 we entered new territory when we decided to set up a company limited by guarantee and purchase a permanent home for our group. Donogh and his team guided us through everything (even answering…

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“Ruth has advised me in both a professional and personal capacity for over 10 years. Ruth is highly efficient and deals with matters without delay. Ruth quickly gets to grips with the issues at hand and shows great tenacity in finding ways to solve problems for private clients. Ruth approaches everything very professionally, is straight talking and is an absolute pleasure to deal with.”

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“For a number of years, I have worked with Gerrard L McGowan on a variety of private client and other issues. They have always been very professional and reliable while retaining that personal touch and giving a quality service”

Joseph Wall Partner Owen Sweetman & Company Chartered Accountants

Balbriggan Chamber of Commerce has had a 30-year relationship with G L McGowan Solicitors, and we frequently seek their advice on Commercial and Business matters. They are always available to help, and give us clear and practical advice, in a timely manner. We highly recommend their legal services, which come with a personal touch.

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‘We used Gerard L McGowan Solicitors services for two separate services, Conveyancing and Estate Planning.  We dealt with solicitor Stephanie Trant in the Balbriggan office on both occasions and found her to be exceptionally professional, helpful, efficient and astute who demonstrated a clear understanding of our requirements.  She responded in a timely manner to all queries and requests as and when they arose.”

Emer and Brendan McKenna

“I had the pleasure of working with Stephanie Trant of Gerrard L McGowan solicitors on the purchase of my new home and found her extremely professional and efficient.  She provided excellent advice and guidance throughout the whole process and kept me informed every step of the way.”


“For over 40 years, McGowan’s solicitors have acted as our primary legal firm and advisors. We value, the sensitivity and confidentiality they bring to that professional relationship. This is particularly so due to the nature of our business”.

Pat Reen Chief Marketing Officer Prosper Fingal