Fergus qualified as a Solicitor in 1969 and has over 50 years experience and practice in the legal profession. Fergus specialises in all areas of the law but has vast experience in all aspects of conveyancing, residential, agricultural and commercial. Fergus also enjoys making regular appearances in the courts at District, Circuit, High and the Court of Appeal. He has acted for both Plaintiffs and Defendants in a broad range of civil litigation disputes in areas such as Company Law, Contract, Agriculture and Probate. He has extensive expertise in Insolvency and Debt Recovery, Landlord and Tenant Law, Licensing, Wills, Probate and Estate Planning.
Therese Thornton LLB, a Galway native qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and joined the practice in 2016. Her main areas of practice are conveyancing and land/property title matters and probate/taxation issues involved in purchasing and selling property to include Stamp Duty, Capital Gains Tax, Capital Acquisitions Tax and in relation to probate matters, Inheritance Tax, Agricultural and Business Reliefs.
Ruthe is our Office Manager and has worked with Appelbe & Thornton Solicitors since 2014. She is the backbone of the practice and has a proven ability to deliver a timely, caring and efficient client-centred service.
She has many years’ experience in the areas of Personal Injuries, Conveyancing, Litigation and Debt Collection.
Ruthe is familiar with the entire process of debt collection from the issue of proceedings to enforcement of Judgement and deals with this process in a timely and cost effective manner.
Ruthe also deals with residential conveyancing, probate and general litigation matters.