• 11 Pearse Street Athlone, Co Westmeath. DX 12009 Athlone
  • Tel - (090) 6492692
  • Fax - (090) 6492572
  • info@mocsolicitors.ie
  • The Neale House Mountbellew, Co Galway. DX 12009 Athlone
  • Tel - (090) 9679377
  • Fax - (090) 9679302
  • info@mocsolicitors.ie

© 2017 Mellotte O’Carroll Solicitors

About Us

Welcome to the website of Mellotte O'Carroll Solicitors.

Welcome to the website of Mellotte O’Carroll Solicitors.

Our Law Firm at 11 Pearse Street, Athlone, County Westmeath has been in existence for over 170 years and is one of the longest established legal practices in the Midlands. We also have an office at The Neale House, Mountbellew, County Galway which provides our services to clients throughout Galway and Roscommon.

We have operated a progressive, forward thinking legal firm for generations with considerable experience and highly efficient supporting staff.

We offer prompt, efficient, professional and fully confidential services in all matters pertaining to the law and in particular in those areas specified in our practice area page.

If we can be of assistance to you in respect of any legal matter, then please do not hesitate to contact us.


Michele Mellotte BCL

Managing Partner

Michele is originally from Mountbellew, Co Galway and graduated from University College Dublin in 1975 with a BCL qualifying as a Solicitor in 1977.
Since qualification Michele has worked full-time in law building up a sizable legal practice covering all areas of the law and working extensively in litigation covering licensing matters, family law, road traffic matters, general litigation, personal injuries and medical negligence. Michele also has a significant conveyancing and probate practice and has worked extensively with the Commission To Enquire Into Child Abuse.
Michele brings a wealth of experience to the practice and opened our Mountbellew office on a full-time basis in 1999 and attends there on a regular basis.

John O'Carroll BCL


A partner within the firm, following in the footsteps of his father Aiden O’Carroll, John too has developed particular knowledge and proficiency in Conveyancing. He holds a diploma in Property Tax from the Law Society to enhance his capabilities in the area. Furthermore, he has extensive experience in Probate Practice and Tax and in furtherance of that expertise, in November 2010 he was awarded a Diploma in Trust and Estate Planning by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and the Law Society of Ireland.

Mairin Stronge


Mairin Stronge qualified as a Solicitor in 1996 and became a Partner in the firm in 2005. She represented the Law Society in 1995 as one of a team of two in the Louis M Brown International Client Counseling Competition, where Ireland came second to Australia. Since qualifying, she has obtained a Diploma in Property Tax in July 2001, a Diploma in Commercial Law in 2009 and also became an Accredited Mediator in 2007.

Conveyancing has been a significant part of her practice with a client base including individual clients but also larger Developers. Her experience includes Commercial, Banking, General Conveyancing, Leasing, Tenancies and Easements.
She also acts in Plaintiff and Defence litigation, both general Civil, Commercial and Family Law.

Martin Reidy B.Comm., LLB


Martin qualified as a Solicitor in 1999 after a career with the Irish Defence Forces. He joined the practice in 2006 and has extensive experience in the area of banking and property law. Martin also has an in depth knowledge of property tax law, inheritance and gift tax and is an Accredited Tax Consultant with the Irish Tax Institute since 2012.

Karl O’Connor BA, H Dip in Ed, LLB


Karl is based in our Mountbellew Office on a full time basis. Karl served his apprenticeship with Walker O’Carroll & Hogan and qualified as a Solicitor in 2003. Karl is also admitted as a Solicitor in England & Wales. Karl specialises in Conveyancing and all areas of Litigation. Karl is also a well-established District Court Practitioner and a member of the Free Legal Aid panel for Criminal and Family law. He has gained in extensive experience in the following areas of law: All Areas of Litigation including Personal Injuries and Medical Negligence Matters, Residential & Commercial Conveyancing, Landlord & Tenant, Employment Law, Licensing, Wills & Probate, Family Law.

Kevin Feighery B.A. PG DIP Law


Kevin Feighery is originally from County Offaly. He has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Limerick and a Postgraduate Diploma in Law from Dublin Institute of Technology. Kevin qualified as a Solicitor in 2011 having trained since 2008 with Thomas W Enright Solicitors in Birr, County Offaly. Kevin practiced with Thomas W Enright Solicitors for three years and then worked with firms in Galway City and County. Kevin joined Mellotte O’Carroll Solicitors on a full time basis in January 2017.
Kevin provides services to our clients from both our Athlone and Mountbellew offices and has gained extensive experience in the areas of Personal Injury litigation, Family Law, Employment Law, District Court litigation, Property Transactions and Probate matters.

Support Staff

Our Solicitors are ably and expertly assisted by a very sound backup team of Legal Executives who have supported the firm and worked with it for over 20 years in many cases