Grainne Loughnane

Personal Information

Grainne specialises in a wide range of commercial and residential real estate transactions, which include, but are not limited to, retail, development, investment acquisitions, investment disposals, landlord and tenant law and real estate finance.

Grainne has a particular niche in the acquisition and leasing of social housing through the appropriate fund structures and is leading the way in the standardisation of leasing mechanisms to facilitate social housing investment in the Irish market.


Grainne has 17 years’ legal experience. Having started her legal career in a boutique practice in Dublin, she moved to a top tier International law firm, where she enhanced her experience and client base, before joining Tully Rinckey LLP as a partner in 2019. She leads the firm’s operations in Dublin and with her team, has developed a strong and reputable practice, representing some of Ireland’s leading international property funds, property developers and alternative lenders.

Grainne holds an LL.B. honours degree in Law and a Certificate in Conveyancing and Property Law. She is admitted to practice with the Law Society of Ireland. She is also a member of the Law Society of England and Wales, the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland, the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association and the Irish Women Lawyers Association.


English and Irish


Grainne is an experienced horse rider with a keen interest in horse racing having previously competed as an amateur jockey. She also enjoys all things equestrian including hunting and point-to-point racing. Grainne is also a keen surfer. If she is not on a horse or a surfboard, she will be spending time with family and friends.


“We have been clients of Grainne for the past 12 months mainly on the residential real estate side. We have found Grainne to be extremely professional and responsive to our needs and she really works hard for her clients”

“Grainne has carried out over 50 conveyancing deals to date and we will be instructing her on many more. Grainne is always at the end of the phone for us and focuses on finding solutions to help grow our business.”

“We would have no hesitation at recommending her. She provides an incredible service”