Richard Stapleton Solicitors is a dynamic, progressive and ambitious law firm providing legal services to a broad spectrum of clients in a proactive, professional and efficient manner. Based in Moate, Co. Westmeath, Richard Stapleton Solicitors adopts a  “hands on”, pragmatic approach to meeting our client’s legal needs and have built a strong commercial and private client base.

We aim to provide a specialized and quality service to our clients in our specialized area of expertise in the areas of Employment Law, Personal Injuries and Accidents claims. We also act in contentious litigation matters such as Land disputes, Probate cases (Wills), Family disputes and Criminal law.

We believe in providing honest and unbiased advise and aim to deliver same in a straightforward manner free from legal jargon, where possible. If we are not in a position to assist you with your legal query, we will tell you. We value your time as we do our own. If we think  your query might be better directed to another party, we will assist you in that regard, where possible.

If you want a solicitor, who will be listen to your legal problem and assess your case in a straightforward manner, then please contact us.



Richard Stapleton specialises in Litigation and has a particular interest in Personal Injuries, and Employment Law. Richard has acted for both Plaintiffs and Defendants and prior to qualifying as a Solicitor, he worked extensively for leading insurance companies in all areas of Personal Injury Law and also as a Liability Loss Adjuster and Claims Investigator. Prior to establishing Richard Stapleton, Solicitors, Richard was a Partner at Smyth Stapleton & Co, Solicitors for over 10 years and has developed a reputation in his specialist fields of employment law, contentious probate matters and personal injuries. Richard is regularly referred work from other solicitors in these areas.

Richard is also a qualified Mediator and regularly assists parties in find a resolution to their issues through mediation.