Roisin BennettPartner

Qualifications & Appointments
  • BCL (Hons), University College Dublin
  • Diploma Commercial Property, Law Society of Ireland
  • Diploma Civil Litigation, Law Society of Ireland
  • Member of Dublin Solicitors Bar Association Property Committee
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland and England and Wales
Expertise
  • Commercial property
  • Commercial Property Lending
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Residential Property
  • Sports Law
Experience
  • Joined the property department of Reddy Charlton  in 2005 
  • Became a Senior Associate in 2007 
  • Became Partner of Reddy Charlton in 2012 
  • Deals with a range of property issues to include sales and purchases of commercial properties, commercial leases for both Landlords and Tenants in the retail, office, hospitality and manufacturing sector
  • Extensive experience in residential sales and purchases and residential development schemes
  • All areas of sports law including acquisition and disposal of property by sports clubs, advice to trustees of sports organisations and dealing with disciplinary issues for sports organisations  
  • Extensive knowledge of regulatory and disciplinary law having acted for a number of professionals before their regulatory bodies
  • Acts for a number of lending institutions in the provision of advices regarding letters of sanction, drafting of facility letters, review and perfection of security and enforcement proceedings to realise security
Recent Work Highlights
  • Advised the sellers of a significant Dublin veterinary practice on the property aspects of business disposal
  • Acted in the sale of a substantial primary care centre
  • Acted for IDA Ireland in negotiation of regional fast landing hubs
  • Acted for loan fund in disposal of property portfolio
Committees/Appointments
  • Lecturer with the Law Society of Ireland and Association of Chartered Accountants 
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in Northern Ireland 
  • Member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association Conveyancing Committee
  • Keen interest in public interest law and volunteers with Free Legal Advice Centres  
  • Landlords – Important Changes to Residential Lettings

    Landlords – Important Changes to Residential Lettings The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 has introduced significant changes for landlords in dealing with residential tenancies. Included are increased notice periods on termination, increased enforcement options and penalties for the Residential Tenancy Board (RTB) together with restrictions on short term lettings and changes to management of student

    5th July 2019
  • Notice of Fees for Appeals in Relation to Vacant Sites

    Notice of Fees for Appeals in Relation to Vacant Sites The Urban Regeneration and Housing Act 2015 (“the Act”) introduced a levy on vacant sites. For further details read more An appeal can be brought to An Bord Pleanála against the placing of the site on the vacant sites register. This is dealt with in

    13th June 2019
  • Vacant Site Levy – Increase for 2019

    Vacant Site Levy – Increase for 2019 The “Vacant Site Levy” was established under the Urban Regeneration & Housing Act 2015 to stimulate the use of vacant sites to ensure that vacant land in urban areas is brought into beneficial use. It provided for a levy of 3% of market value with reduced levies in

    5th June 2019

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