Principal & Solicitor
Anna McLoughlin has more than 20 years’ experience in general legal practice in Galway and Mayo. She is also a fluent Irish speaker and completed the Law society of Ireland’s Advanced Legal Practice Irish program which certifies her to practice law through the Irish language.
Originally from Athenry, Anna studied Irish and Archaeology at National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) before undertaking a Bachelor of Laws at NUIG. Upon her graduation in 1995, she spent the summer in San Francisco on J1 Visa where she enjoyed the diverse culture and outdoor lifestyle. She returned to Ireland and embarked upon an apprenticeship with Egan Daughter and Company in Castlebar, Co. Mayo, and qualified as a solicitor in 2000 and worked with Eanya Egan post qualification. In 2002 Anna joined Higgins Chambers and Flanagan Solicitors in Headford, Co. Galway where she spent 15 years specialising in commercial and residential conveyancing, probate and litigation. Anna established her own practice, McLoughlin & Co Solicitors, on Bridge Street, Headford to continue to provide the highest quality client service and legal expertise to her clients in the local community and beyond.
Anna is a member of the Law society of Ireland and is a former member of the MACNAS board and is currently involved with the local initiative to re-open a walk along the river at Gortnamona, Headford, County Galway. She has also sat on the board of her local national schools. Anna is a dog lover, very keen horsewoman and in her spare time, can be found horse riding and is also a keen gardener.
Galway native Anita Moran qualified as a solicitor in 2003 after graduating with a Bachelor of Corporate Law in 1998 and a Bachelor of Laws in 1999, from National University of Ireland, Galway.
Anita trained and worked in legal practices in Dublin before returning to Galway in 2007 where she worked for a city centre practice for many years. Anita joined McLoughlin & Company Solicitors in 2021.
Anita has extensive experience acting for purchasers and vendors in all aspects of residential and commercial conveyancing, and for lending institutions in relation to commercial lending. She advises in the areas of landlord and tenant law, wills, the administration of estates, company law and licensing law. She has represented clients in contract and probate disputes in the district, circuit, high and commercial courts and also has expertise in data protection law.
Anita enjoys supporting her clients to achieve the best outcome possible for their legal matter, whether that is successfully completing the purchase of a home, the sale of a company, or making a will. She values the opportunity to build relationships with her clients and become a trusted legal advisor for all their legal needs. Personally, she gains immense satisfaction from finding solutions to complex problems.
Anita has also completed the Diploma in Corporate Law and Governance, Certificate in Commercial Contracts and Certificate in Data Protection Practice with the Law Society of Ireland.
Anita is a member of the Law Society of Ireland and the Galway Solicitors Bar Association. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, hiking and swimming.