• Looking at purchasing

    a new property?

    We can help you. We provide:

    Practical, clear advice

    Personal, face to face dealings

    Professionalism in all matters

    Kelly Colfer Son & Poyntz

    Kelly Colfer Son & Poyntz has been offering legal services in the South East since 1872. It's owned and operated by Solicitor Declan Joyce. With a staff that has more than 60 years of combined experience, it's one of the most trusted legal firms in Wexford.


    "Declan gave me advice which, at the time, I did not realise would be so important in the selling of my property 10 years later. Without his advice, I may have had to go through a long process in getting my house sold"


    "Thanks so much for all of your help and guidance in helping us draft up our Will. The feeling of ease knowing that matters are in place, takes a huge weight off of us"




  • Making Property Purchases Easier

    Get Your Free Quick Guide to Buying Property

    Buying a property can be challenging. We understand this. We’ll explain the process and the sequence. We'll advise you when everything is in place and whether to proceed. We'll also work with you to make sure that matters are clear and upfront. To help you with this, we've put together a quick guide to help with your next property purchase. Get in touch with our advisers today and find out more.

  • Declan Joyce

    Declan Joyce is the owner of Kelly Colfer Son & Poyntz Solicitors. He's been a qualified Solicitor since 1988 and has worked with Edward W. Hughes, former State Solicitor for Co. Kilkenny in Graiguenamanagh, and Kieran W. Cleary and Associates in Clonmel, Co Tipperary. Declan moved to New Ross in 1990 and took over Kelly Colfer Son & Poyntz Solicitors in 1992. He has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from University College Cork, a Diploma in Legal Studies from Waterford Institute of Technology, and a Diploma in Property for Solicitors from the Law Society of Ireland.


    Declan is a member of Wexford Bar Association, New Ross Chamber, Dublin Solicitor’s Bar Association, and New Ross Rugby Club. He is married with two children and four grandchildren.

  • Professional Legal Services

    We provide practical, sensible and easy to understand legal advice to commercial and private clients.

    Our many legal services are designed to meet your needs.


    Buying, Selling, Leasing or Developing Property ​

    Whether you are buying or selling, mortgaging, remortgaging, or are a business owner seeking assistance with a commercial lease, we can ensure that the process runs as smoothly as possible. We advise in relation to sales and purchases for homes, buildings, land and sites, mortgaging and remortgaging, family transfers and planning law.


    Quick Guide to Buying Property


    Quick Guide to Selling Property


    Farm/Land Transfer and Ownership ​

    We work with farmers, landowners and agricultural businesses advising on property and land law, disputes, and succession planning. We offer a comprehensive service in areas such as farm ownership, land transfer, grazing agreements, and forestry purchase or sale.

    Small Business

    Company Formation/Law, Licensing, Debt Collection

    We help businesses so they can thrive and grow. We provide guidance on company formation, partnership agreements and sole trader advice. We also advise on employment law and legal obligations, commercial buildings, licensing, debt collection and more.

    Renewable Energy

    Solar, Wind farm or Energy Projects​

    Governmental initiatives toward renewable energy supply raises a number of legal and commercial issues. For the farmer or landowner who is leasing land for a renewable energy project, we provide a comprehensive service around property law, land access and tenure, commercial agreements, liability and licensing.

    Wills & Estate Planning

    Preparation and Execution

    We help you plan for the future and explain the benefits of a will. We work with you so that your wishes are safeguarded and your assets are distributed. We assist with preparation and carefully guide you through this process so that your estate is done in an efficient manner. We'll ensure that you have peace of mind.


    Quick Guide to Probate


    Personal Injury

    Accidents and Assaults​

    Our personal injury team will bring claims for compensation on your behalf if you've been injured through the actions or omissions of others. We represent clients across a broad range of accidents: road traffic, work, occupiers liability, products liability. We will advise on alternative dispute resolution mechanisms including arbitration, mediation, and conciliation.

    Legal Disputes

    Contract Law, Insurance Claims, Rights of Way​

    We provide representation and advice in all areas of legal disputes including: Contract Law, Insurance Claims, Defective Products, Rights of Way, Boundary Disputes, Banking Disputes, Squatters Title, Trespass, and Arbitration. We work with you to assess your situation and to provide you with legal advice and your options.

    Other Services

    Affidavits, Enduring Powers of Attorney, Elder Law, Fair Deal Scheme​

    We provide a number of other services to clients including Affidavits, Declarations, and Enduring Powers of Attorney. We provide legal advice and guidance on Elder Law including the Fair Deal Scheme to help clients pay for private nursing homes, assisted decision making and wardship applications.

  • How Can We Help?

    We provide a range of professional legal services to help you. Get a quote here or contact us at 051 421212 during office hours, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm.

  • Our Staff

    Our trained, professional staff has over sixty years of combined experience.





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  • Get in Touch

    Our offices are in Delare House on South Street, New Ross, Co. Wexford Y34 PK37 at the junction of South Street, Robert Street & Little Michael Street, New Ross and just opposite St. Michael's theater. Free on-site parking is available during your meeting.

    You can contact us by phone on 051 421212 during office hours or email info@kellycolfer.ie

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    Kelly Colfer Son & Poyntz is a gold standard Q6000 law firm.

    Kelly Colfer Son & Poyntz office location


    Office hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm.

    Telephone 051 421212

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    Free parking is available during your meeting at our offices in Delare House on South Street, New Ross, Co. Wexford Y34 PK37

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