Solicitors in Ireland are represented and regulated by the Law Society of Ireland and are involved in most (if not all) areas of civic and commercial life. There are however, many kinds of Solicitor and some practice in a broad range of practice areas and others in specialised areas. Some of the areas a Solicitor can Practice in include: Corporate, Commercial, IT/IP, Data Protection, Probate, Conveyancing, Commercial Property, Banking, Debt Recovery, Family, Criminal, Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Financial Regulatory, Funds, Derivatives, Capital Markets, Telecoms, Pensions, Employment, Energy, Healthcare, Housing, Competition Law, EU Law, Environment and Planning, Insolvency, Procurement, Construction, Projects, Aviation and Asset Finance, Tax, Insurance and many more.
Athlone is the largest town in the Midlands Region based on the River Shannon on the boundaries of two counties, Westmeath and Roscommon. Athlone is a designated historic town and is a popular destination for touring holidays, commonly known as the Gateway to the West.