Who We Are, About Us

M. McLoughlin & Co. Solicitors Sligo, is a law firm set up in June 2009 by Michelle McLoughlin to serve businesses.

Legal assistance to business persons

We assist  people in business with their legal needs.  We work with you from the time you come up with an idea for a business until you retire or sell the business.

Please watch our video to meet Michelle and learn about the services we provide.

We love to assist the start up stage of businesses and work with clients who are completely new at running a business.

We help you with deciding on the correct business structure and protecting your copyright, patents, trademark, branding and designs from the start when hiring employees and engaging consultants.

We help you in putting your arrangements in writing.

We focus on assisting the SME sector in Ireland, including locally in  Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal, Roscommon, Mayo, Galway and also Dublin.

Solicitors and professional advisers also ask us for assistance with legal services. We are happy to work alongside our colleagues in working on projects to meet their clients needs.  Team work is what  business is all about, focussing on solving our client’s problems and requests.

Michelle McLoughlin, the owner, has over 20 years experience in business law, corporate and company law, employment law, planning for your future and taxation matters. 

Michelle has over 20 years experience in dealing with  business taxation matters and in the protection of trademarks, designs, copyright, patents and other intellectual property rights. She is a registered trade mark agent.

Prior to setting up this firm as her own business,  Michelle McLoughlin was a solicitor in law firms in Dublin for ten years, the last three years as a corporate law and taxation partner.

If you are the owner of or run or manage a business, M. McLoughlin & Co. can help you. We provide assistance to all types of clients, individuals, firms and corporate entities of all sizes.  We love to see our client’s expanding and developing their ideas and products and service offerings.

Click on our video to learn more about us and the legal services and legal assistance we help you with.



How we provide legal services

We are available to meet clients at a mutually suitable venue and time. We can meet you outside of normal business hours as we understand that always having meetings during the working day may not suit you when you are running a business.

A consultation fee is charged for all meetings and consultations.

Michelle McLoughlin holds a number of qualifications.


Michelle is available for speaking engagements and she speaks on the topics of business and company law, data protection, direct marketing, intellectual property and taxation.

Solicitor and Legal Adviser (Lawyer or Attorney depending on your location)

Michelle obtained a diploma in intellectual property and technology law in 2014 from the Law Society of Ireland. Michelle is a registered Trade Mark Agent.

Michelle qualified as a solicitor in 1999 having trained at the Law Society of Ireland.

Michelle achieved first place overall in exams receiving the Findlater Scholarship and she was jointly awarded the Guinness & Mahon prize.

Michelle holds a Bachelor of Business and Legal Studies degree from University College Dublin.


Michelle qualified as a tax consultant in 2000, AITI, Chartered Tax Consultant.

Michelle achieved first place in her final exams receiving the PricewaterhouseCoopers prize, the Frank Brennan & Associates prize, the Butterworth’s Ireland Limited prize and the Vincent O’Leary prize.

We provide taxation services.


Michelle is a regular lecturer and tutor for the Law Society of Ireland Professional Practice courses for trainee solicitors. She is also a lecturer and tutor on the Law Society of Ireland Masterclass programmes.

She is a lecturer and tutor in capital acquisition tax, business taxation, business law, value added tax and stamp duty and she is a tutor for employment law and drafting skills.

Michelle McLoughlin Solicitor Legal Services Tax GDPR

Outside of Law

Michelle is regularly off on her travels exploring different areas and cultures.  She loves walking in all parts of Ireland, especially by the sea, exploring new walking trails and admiring the scenic views from the mountains. She is the founder of FitFunAdventures.