Owen Burke

Associate Solicitor

Owen Burke

Associate Solicitor

Biography

Owen is an Associate Solicitor and Trust and Estate Practitioner specialising in Wills, Probate, Succession Planning and Enduring Powers of Attorney. He specialises in drafting tax efficient wills and trusts, administration of estates and trusts, advising on contentious disputes arising in estates, advising on extracting foreign grants of probate, extracting Irish grants of probate for foreign lawyers and advising beneficiaries on their succession rights. He advises families in relation to estate and succession planning including tax efficient wealth transfers and inheritance tax reliefs. He also has extensive property experience in both residential and agricultural property, including sales on behalf of Wards of Court and transfers of property following family law settlements.

Owen graduated from Trinity College Dublin with both an Honours Degree and a Masters in Law. He qualified as a solicitor in 2011 with a large Dublin law firm where he worked prior to joining Mullany Walsh Maxwells in 2018. He is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) having come first in Ireland in the Diploma in Trusts and Estates in 2014. He is a member of the STEP Ireland committee and the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association Probate and Taxation Committee. He is currently undertaking the Irish Taxation Institute exams to become a chartered tax advisor.

Owen has given presentations on wills and succession planning and has contributed to radio programmes on the topic. He has also lectured on the area of wills for the Law Society Diploma in Trusts and Estates.