Our Team

David L’Estrange B. Comm. F.C.A.

David is a graduate of NUI and a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. Shortly after qualifying, David formed L’Estrange & Co with the intention of offering specialised accountancy work and advice to the licenced trade, Davids late father, Frank, was a Publican and he himself is involved in a number of licenced premises around Dublin. The firm has grown to be one of the largest practices offering advice to the hospitality and licenced trade with a host of high profile clients.  He has sourced many premises on behalf of clients over the years.

Email: david@lestrangeco.com

Pat Finn F.C.C.A

Pat qualified as an accountant in 1989 and became a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in 1994.  He has extensive experience and knowledge of all aspects of SME’s.   Advising on start-ups, acquisitions, arranging finance, dealing with banks and Revenue.  A client oriented problem solver, Pat has a proven track record in this regard.

Email: pat@lestrangeco.com


Damian McCann F.C.C.A

Damian qualified in 1991 and is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.  Prior to joining L’Estrange & Co. He worked in a number of practices in Dublin. Damian has over 25 years experience and has gained an extensive and thorough knowledge of all aspects of business life,  including start-ups, acquisitions, bank and Revenue negotiations and re- finances.  He acts for a broad range of clients. He prides himself on offering the highest standards of service, consistently, to all clients. He is very commercially minded and provides in depth advice to clients.

Email: damian@lestrangeco.com


Tony Mcdonagh A.A.T F.C.C.A

Tony is a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.  Tony has an extensive knowledge in the licenced trade having worked in the family pub business for years.  Tony has a proven track record in business development assisting clients into many new projects.  Tony has specialised in bank negotiations over many years to secure funding for acquisitions/refinancing or debt settlements.  Tony, through his related business activities is a member of the Irish small and medium enterprises association.  This has given Tony a great platform for networking and an understanding for business needs.

Email: tony@lestrangeco.com


Barry Lane  CPA CTax

Barry is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland since 2006.  Barry trained in L’Estrange & Co, left to work in other firms and brought that experience back with him.  He has considerable experience and knowledge of small and medium enterprises, especially the food and beverage industries.  He is also a member of the audit practices subcommittee of CPA Ireland.  Barry is a son of an entrepreneur in the food and hospitality sector, which gave him early experience of owning and managing a business and the challenges it faced.

Email: barry@lestrangeco.com