Tel: 071 964 4004 / 071 968 1000 Fax: 071 96 44788

Our Firm


With a distinguished history of over 120 years continuous service, Walter P. Toolan & Sons has become one of the most recognisable and leading Firms of Solicitors in Ireland.

What We Do

General Practice

  • Property
  • Personal Injury and Accidents
  • Wills and Probate
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • General Litigation

Environmental Issues

  • Planning & Development Law
  • Judicial Review
  • Litigation in the Superior Courts
  • Natural Resources Law – Wind, Solar, Quarries, Forestry, Water, Anaerobic and Animal Law.
  • Compulsory Purchase Law

About Walter P.Toolan Solicitors

Gabriel A. Toolan, Solicitor (qualified LV 1989) has been the Principal in his family legal practice since 1995 succeeding his father Walter P. Toolan. For over 120 years, the firm of Walter P Toolan & Sons, incorporating the practices of Peter Canning and James A Kiernan, has been at the heart of legal practice in North West Ireland.

Our legal team are committed to ensuring that all our clients both private and corporate receive expert legal advice and guidance from our dedicated staff here at Walter P.Toolan and Sons.

The Firm is located in Ireland’s only purpose built environmentally constructed Solicitor’s Office which won the award for Best Environmental Building in Ireland in the Local Authority Management Awards 2008. 

In keeping with this ethos the Firm has developed a speciality in the area of Environmental and Planning Law and has become a leading Firm in Ireland in this area of practice with a dedicated focus and commitment in the area of Environmental and Planning Law.

Providing an excellent standard of legal service 


Principal Solicitor

Gabriel Augustine Toolan

B.A. Hons., LLM in Advocacy (Strathclyde University) 2016
LLM in Natural Resources and Environmental Law (University College Cork) 2020
Accredited Mediator
Diploma Legal Studies, Diploma Planning & Environmental Law.


Dónal Ó Néill

B.A. Hons.
DX 296001 Ballinamore

Highly Qualified Staff

Years Established

Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.


Contact Us

071 964 4004

071 968 1000

071 964 4788