Commercial and Company Law

Whether acquiring or selling shares, negotiating distribution agreements or utilising or protecting their intellectual property rights.

We pride ourselves on the ability to identify potential obstacles at the early stages of a transaction and so deliver real value to clients.

As a founder and active member of the organisation known as Lawyers Associated Worldwide (L.A.W.) we have direct contact with over 50 full service law firms in over 100 countries worldwide.  This has proven to be an invaluable resource to clients with a cross border business presence.

We advise on the following areas:

  • Set up of companies, corporate governance and duties of Directors
  • Shareholders agreements rights and duties, protection of minority interests
  • Mergers and acquisitions, investments, joint ventures,
  • Corporate restructure, advising directors and companies on solvency, liquidation, bankruptcy and personal insolvency

Transactional Experience

  • Advised owner of renewable energy start up in relation to capital investment, shareholders agreements and licensing and patents for new EI sponsored venture
  • Represented NYSE quoted company in successful acquisition of EU based group of companies located in Ireland, UK and Netherlands involving complex funding and other cross-border issues
  • Successfully obtained an order appointing a provisional liquidator to a distressed company and assisted in orchestrating seamless transfer of business assets to an unconnected third party

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