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Eoghan Clear has practiced as a Solicitor in the private sector at both Principal and Partner level. For more than 40 years, he has engaged in a wide range of legal activities, advising clients in Ireland and internationally. He has advised corporate and private clients, trustees, educators, and local authorities. He has particular experience advising clients in relation to succession, estate, and trust planning.

Eoghan also has unique experience of delivering major infrastructural projects in Ireland, including roads, mainline rail, light rail (Luas), reservoirs, libraries, theatres, sports stadia, and civic offices.

He has served as a Director and Shareholder of private trading companies and many non-profit companies, and has provided specialist legal advices to these organisations. In addition, Eoghan has long experience of advising and representing international diplomatic consular missions to Ireland.

Education

Bachelor of Civil Law, University College Dublin
Diploma in European Law, University College Dublin
Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, Since 1975
Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England, Wales, and Northern Ireland

Memberships

Ireland United States of America Alumni Association (IUSA)

Ireland America Business Chamber Network (IABCN)

Member (since 1982) of the International Lawyers Group (ILG) (founded 1978)

Dublin Solicitors Bar Association, Ireland

State Bar Licenses

Ireland, Wales, England, Northern Ireland

Directorships:

  • Chairman of Board of Directors of The Azure Forum for Contemporary Security Strategy, Ireland’s first National Security Research Institute www.azureforum.org
  • Member of Board of Directors of the MacGill Summer School, in association with University of Notre Dame.  The MacGill Summer School has for over 40 years been one of the most important fora in Ireland for social, economic, cultural, and political discourse www.macgillsummerschool.com
  • Board Director and Founding Member (1999) of Boston College Ireland CLG www.bc.edu/bc-web/sites/ireland.html