The Practice was established by John L. Griffith in 1950, and for many years it was located at 11, Clare Street, Dublin 2.The practice became John L. Griffith & Partners in 1982 and relocated to its present location at 28, Merrion  Square Dublin 2. Since its formation it has expanded and established long term relationships with a diverse range of Clientel.

We have a broad experience over a wide area of sectors and building types and ensure a personal approach and partner-led professional service.

Notably, our services include Building Design, Conservation and Restoration, Interior Design, Master Planning and Design for those with disabilities. We have particular experience in Healthcare,Church Architecture, Education, Office Fit-Outs, Residential, Industrial, Hospitality and Recreational Buildings.

We are committed to design and quality of service and work to achieve our clients’ requirements through the use of our creative ability, innovative thinking and practical experience.

Additional services provided are as follows : –


advice on all aspects of Planning and Development

preparing drawings for planning applications

planning appeals – oral hearings

Fire Safety Certificates

Preparation of fire safety certificate applications, drawings and report

Disability Access Certificates

Preparation of disability access certificate applications, drawings and report

Rights of Light

general advice on ‘Ancient Lights’

light calculations and preparation of drawings and reports

showing possible diminution of light due to adjoining development. Court attendance if required

Property Inspections ( Visual Condition Inspections )

Inspection of new and old buildings, both domestic and commercial. Visual condition  reports provided.

Schedule of Dilapidations

preparation of schedules of dilapidations

Accident Surveys

Surveying scene of accident. Photographing scene of accident. Preparation of drawings and reports. Court attendance if required


Boundary disputes

Land registry mapping

Lease maps

Architects Opinion on Compliance

Issuing Architects Opinions on Compliance with Planning and Building Regulations