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Really efficient and organised, and good at keeping us informed. The team as a whole is very reliable.... Chambers Europe 2016 - Banking & Finance
The speed of response and efficiency are the strong points of this firm. Answers are always accurate, concise and... Chambers Europe 2016 - Banking & Finance
ByrneWallace has worked on equity capital markets transactions for pharmaceuticals and software companies, notabl... Legal 500 2016 - Capital Markets
ByrneWallace covers contentious and non-contentious matters, under ‘excellent leader’ Louise Forrest. It has ... Legal 500 2016 - Construction
ByrneWallace advised Aminex on a placing of €2.3m of new shares; acted for Zalando on the establishment of its ... Legal 500 2016 - Corporate/M&A
Exceptional performance. The firm has a range of expertise that knits very well together, and it provides very go... Chambers Europe 2016 - Dispute Resolution
A very good-quality firm, with a broad base of experience. The lawyers were attentive, on the ball and kept thing... Chambers Europe 2016 - Employment
I had a great experience with the firm's employment team - I believe it offers as high a quality as anyone in the... Chambers Europe 2016 - Employment
Undoubtedly a leading employment firm’, ByrneWallace is ‘consistently and reliably outstanding’. Recommende... Legal 500 2016 - Employment
ByrneWallace ‘is a leader in life sciences and really understands the client’s business’. It advises life s... Legal 500 2016 - Healthcare and Life Sciences
ByrneWallace successfully defended Bank of Scotland’s right to enforce security in a precedent-setting test cas... Legal 500 2016 - Insolvency & Corporate Restructuring
The key thing was the lawyers' responsiveness - they got things done quickly, and really well.... Chambers Europe 2016 - Intellectual Property
This firm has both the academic expertise and the practical knowledge and experience.... Chambers Europe 2016 - Intellectual Property
ByrneWallace launched an ‘outstanding and creative’ funds team in April 2015. Joseph Gavin is ‘a highly com... Legal 500 2016 - Investments Funds
The team at ByrneWallace is ‘experienced and able’. Gary Byrne heads the pensions team, while Michael Kennedy... Legal 500 2016 - Pensions and Employee Benefits
ByrneWallace is well regarded for its work representing public sector entities in litigation and in relation to l... Legal 500 2016 - Public Sector
As a whole, the team seems very aware of our requirements and works well together. Everything is very efficient, ... Chambers Europe 2016 - Real Estate
A very strong sense of a genuine team is apparent, combined with a focused determination to support the business ... Chambers Europe 2016 - Real Estate
I always felt the firm was in my corner fighting for the best outcome. The team provides a friendly service, and ... Chambers Europe 2016 - Restructuring/Insolvency
Excellent - the team's knowledge and grasp of the issues, attention to detail and quality of communication are fi... Chambers Europe 2016 - Construction
The people at ByrneWallace are really practical, commercial, responsive and always available. The key thing for u... Chambers Europe 2016 - Construction
I thought the firm was excellent. The lawyers were responsive and practical, and understood the business issues a... Chambers Europe 2016 - Corporate/M&A
The advice is really practical and commercial, and at the same time it highlights the major issues that you need ... Chambers & Partners (Europe) 2015 - Banking and Finance
The team is very responsive, practical in its advice and very good at identifying risks. ... Chambers & Partners (Europe) 2015 - Corporate M&A
The team listens well and then offers good practical advice.... Chambers & Partners (Europe) 2015 - Corporate M&A
The team is very practical in its way of looking at things and has good technical skills, particularly on interna... Chambers & Partners (Europe) 2015 - Dispute Resolution
The team is pragmatic, commercial and proactive its approach.... Chambers & Partners (Europe) 2015 - Dispute Resolution
Clear, practical legal advice that doesn't tie us up in knots. The team quickly understands what we are trying to... Chambers & Partners (Europe) 2015 - Employment
John Fitzgerald of ByrneWallace draws praise from clients for his "responsiveness, accuracy and calm advice." L... Chambers & Partners (Global) 2015 - Insolvency
Approachable, practical and pragmatic. The partners are involved at all times, as they realise that any issue cou... Chambers & Partners (Europe) 2015 - Intellectual Property
These lawyers are outstanding - responsive and practical in their advice. The team is great at identifying the ri... Chambers & Partners (Europe) 2015 - Real Estate
This firm has a well co-ordinated team which works efficiently to deliver on a very tight deadline.... Chambers & Partners (Europe) 2015 - Real Estate
The firm provides a personalised service, and understands that we are happy to take risks from a commercial angle... Chambers & Partners (Europe) 2015 - TMT
Feargal Brennan heads ByrneWallace’s team, which has recently undertaken work for Cosmo Pharmaceuticals and Sof... Legal 500 2015 - Capital Markets
ByrneWallace brings ‘a precision to corporate work that you don’t get from larger firms’. It recently advis... Legal 500 2015 - Commercial, Corporate and M&A
ByrneWallace continues to represent Waterford Crystal Pension Scheme members in the landmark Waterford Crystal pe... Legal 500 2015 - Dispute Resolution
ByrneWallace is ‘clearly among the best for employment’. Department head Michael Kennedy provides ‘value-ad... Legal 500 2015 - Employment
ByrneWallace advised Icon Infrastructure as part of the successful consortium that acquired Bord Gáis Energy. Co... Legal 500 2015 - Energy & Natural Resources
Few firms have the level of industry expertise’ of ByrneWallace. Head of life sciences Colin Sainsbury has ‘d... Legal 500 2015 - Healthcare & Life Sciences
ByrneWallace continues to represent members of the Waterford Crystal Pension Scheme in its case against the Irish... Legal 500 2015 - Pensions and employee benefits
ByrneWallace advised Trump Acquisitions on planning and environmental matters pertaining to its acquisition of Do... Legal 500 2015 - Planning and Environment
The ‘excellent’ Michelle Ní Longáin heads ByrneWallace’s practice, which includes ‘health law expert’... Legal 500 2015 - Public Sector
ByrneWallace’s ‘impressively commercial’ team advised Trump International on its acquisition of Doonbeg Hot... Legal 500 2015 - Real Estate
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ByrneWallace’s group ‘balances experience in large matters with personal service.’ Head of construction Lou... Legal 500 2015 - Construction
ByrneWallace advised MJ Flood Technologies on a multimillion-euro managed IT services agreement with the Quinn Ma... Legal 500 2014 - Information Technology
At ByrneWallace Eileen Prendergast’s banking and financial services team includes Mark Kavanagh, who is ‘thor... Legal 500 2014 - Banking and Finance
...John Fitzgerald is ‘accurate and knowledgeable’. The firm has impressive experience in bank enforcement ma... Legal 500 2014 - Insolvency and Corporate Restructing
ByrneWallace is, for some, ‘at the top of the top tier’. It recently advised members of the UNITE union, and ... Legal 500 2014 - Employment
ByrneWallace has a well-established construction practice and growing expertise in construction procurement. Clie... Legal 500 2014 - Construction
ByrneWallace acted for the Irish subsidiary of Amarin Corporation on its $100m hybrid debt-like financing with Bi... Legal 500 2014 - Capital Markets
ByrneWallace ‘provides an excellent level of service to its clients’. The firm has an insurance group within ... Legal 500 2014 - Insurance
ByrneWallace successfully represented members of the UNITE trade union who were formerly employed by Waterford Cr... Legal 500 2014 - Pension and Employee Benefits
Michael Walsh is head of the property, construction and procurement division at ByrneWallace. Managing partner Ca... Legal 500 2014 - Planning and Envoirment
ByrneWallace is ‘a treasure trove of expertise’, with a practice spanning health services and healthcare, emp... Legal 500 2014 - Public Sector
ByrneWallace has ‘up-to-date knowledge of the fast-changing real estate market’. Clients include Marriott Int... Legal 500 2014 - Real Estate
The team at ByrneWallace ‘always provides very detailed analysis’, and is notable for its cutting-edge medica... Legal 500 2014 - Corporate and Commercial
At ByrneWallace consultant Gary Byrne and newly promoted partner Mona Costelloe are ‘highly professional and a ... Legal 500 2014 - Dispute Resolution
ByrneWallace provides corporate assistance to energy clients such as US Oil and Gas, Prepay Power and Island Rene... Legal 500 2014 - Energy and Natural Resources
ByrneWallace acted for US Oil and Gas in obtaining a Norwich Pharmacal order from the High Court against three bu... Legal 500 2014 - Intellectual Property
The team is extremely commercial and great at pushing the deal through." "It offers excellent service and quality... Chambers Europe 2014 - Corporate
The team gives accurate, extremely strong advice. It might not be what I want to hear but it has never led me ast... Chambers Europe 2014 - Employment
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The team gives very thorough, constructive and helpful advice; the lawyers were very good at anticipating the uni... Chambers Europe 2014 - Real Estate
This team is recognised by market sources as a key name in this area. It advises prestigious domestic and interna... Chambers Europe 2013 - Employment
Gary Byrne at ByrneWallace led representation of developer Phillip Lynch during his claim against AIB, Matheson a... Legal 500 2013 - Dispute Resolution
ByrneWallace’s clients include technology companies such as MJ Flood Technologies and Opsource Inc, as well as ... Legal 500 2013 - Information Technology
...John Fitzgerald [is] recommended for [his] energy, responsiveness and good-quality service. The firm advised a... Legal 500 2013 - Insolvency & Corporate Restructuring
Litigation partner Gerard Butler heads ByrneWallace’s contentious-oriented insurance practice, which acts for D... Legal 500 2013 - Insurance
ByrneWallace acts for TV3 on matters such as copyright and performance rights, and advised mobile phone security ... Legal 500 2013 - Media & Telecoms
ByrneWallace is ‘good at knowing exactly what a client wants and giving insightful opinions’. Gary Byrne is r... Legal 500 2013 - Pensions and Employee Benefits
ByrneWallace is ‘good at knowing exactly what a client wants and giving insightful opinions’. Gary Byrne is r... Legal 500 2013 - Employment Law
ByrneWallace divides its extensive public sector workload into two key divisions: health services, led by Sinead ... Legal 500 2013 - Public Sector
ByrneWallace’s seven-partner practice is one of the largest in the market. Michael Walsh has taken over as head... Legal 500 2013 - Real Estate
... a strong, large-scale commercial litigation practice and the firm’s involvement in major Commercial Court c... Chambers Global 2010 - Dispute Resolution
This five-partner team has a proven track record in banking and finance. Restructuring, workouts and loan refinan... Chambers Europe 2013 - Banking & Finance
ByrneWallace advises both foreign and domestic clients on the full range of corporate matters. The team is partic... Chambers Europe 2013 - Corporate
The litigation department at this respected Dublin firm has a broad client base across a range of key sectors, in... Chambers Europe 2013 - Dispute Resolution
This practice acts on a broad range of IP mandates, winning particular plaudits for its expertise in the life sci... Chambers Europe 2013 - Intellectual Property
Clients are warm in their praise for this real estate practice, highlighting the lawyers' capacity to advise on a... Chambers Europe 2013 - Real Estate
Clients are enthusiastic in their praise for this team, citing its pragmatic, commercial approach and negotiation... Chambers Europe 2013 - Technology, Media & Telecommunications
Finance and corporate lawyer Eileen Prendergast heads ByrneWallace’s five-partner team, which also includes for... Legal 500 2013 - Banking & Finance
ByrneWallace’s practice is now led by Louise Forrest, who has ‘the ability to see and demonstrate the practic... Legal 500 2013 - Construction
ByrneWallace acted for Azur Pharm on its merger with US life sciences company Jazz Pharmaceuticals, which was a n... Legal 500 2013 - Corporate
ByrneWallace’s ‘formidable team’ is ‘extremely responsive, commercially clued-in and technically outstand... Legal 500 2013 - Employment
ByrneWallace’s Jon Legorburu has noteworthy expertise in contentious IP and is leading advice to [a large retai... Legal 500 2013 - Intellectual Property
...a forward-thinking firm, as illustrated by its establishment of a new green economy group to serve clients in ... Chambers Global 2010 - Corporate
ByrneWallace has ‘highly responsive and pragmatic partners’ and a particular niche in pharmaceutical and heal... Legal 500 2010 - Corporate
ByrneWallace has ‘an excellent understanding of the issues and culture within the public sector’ and ‘ranks... Legal 500 2010 - Public Sector
ByrneWallace always provides ‘the best possible result’ and clients appreciate the firm’s ‘friendly down-... Legal 500 2010 - Construction
ByrneWallace displays ‘excellent attention to detail’ and [the firm] is ‘capable of coming up with solution... Legal 500 2010 - Capital Markets
The lawyers are technically very strong and really understand how construction documents interact with finance do... Chambers Global 2010 - Banking & Finance
[The Firm] is highly recommended and "responds quickly, provides top advice and is attentive to detail"...[The Fi... Chambers Global 2010 - Capital Markets
As well as having a respected general IP group, the firm is also home to what is perhaps Ireland’s leading life... Chambers Europe 2009 - Intellectual Property
...the team is regarded as a force to be reckoned with in the field. “There are some immensely perceptive legal... Chambers Europe 2009 - Real Estate
This firm has been at the forefront of Irish employment law since the 1970s, and maintains a strong presence in b... Chambers Europe 2009 - Employment
This firm has built up a considerable IT practice, advising technology companies on their corporate and IT licens... Chambers Europe 2009 - Information Technology
This hungry, innovative and incredibly responsive firm commands impressive client loyalty in the corporate market... Chambers and Partners - 2008
This busy practice thoroughly deserves its reputation for excellence in the field…BCM Hanby Wallace has strong ... Legal 500 - 2006
Real estate finance is considered the firm's true forte. Clients rave about the proactive, “can-do” approach ... Chambers Europe - 2006
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  • Endeco Technologies Limited

    Acted for Endeco Technologies Limited in raising €3.3 million from the ESB Novus Modus Fund.

  • Amryt Pharmaceuticals

    Acted for Amryt Pharmaceuticals Designated Activity Company (Amryt DAC) on the reverse takeover of Fastnet Equity plc

  • BSI (British Standards Institution)

    Advised BSI (British Standards Institution) on its acquisition of Espion Limited and its wholly owned subsidiary Espion (UK) Limited

  • Codec-dss

    Advised Codec-dss on its acquisition of CRM firm

  • Investor in Troy Studios

    Advised on a significant investment in Troy Studios.

  • Teamer

    Advised Teamer on the strategic acquisition of Club Website Limited

  • Clavis Insight

    Advised Clavis Insight on a US$20 million equity investment from private equity firm Accel-KKR and existing investors

  • 3D4Medical

    Advised 3D4Medical on the sale of a 38% stake in the Company to Malin Corporation plc

  • ARB Underwriting

    Advised in the proposed acquisition of IFG Group Plc’s Irish insurance brokerage business ARB Underwriting Limited

  • Callan Bacon

    Advised Callan Bacon in relation to the acquisition of UK based wholesale supplier Stirchley Bacon

  • Renatus Capital Partners Ltd

    Advised Renatus Capital Partners Ltd on to its acquisition of Boojum Ltd, Ireland’s largest Mexican restaurant chain

  • Aminex plc

    Advised Aminex plc in relation to a €2.3m placing of new shares

  • Mutares AG

    Advised Mutares AG on the sale of Suir Pharma Ireland to Saneca Pharmaceuticals

  • Altan Pharma

    Advised Altan Pharma on its recent investment by Malin plc. and other international investors

  • Qualtrics

    Acted for Qualtrics in the lease of its headquarter offices at One Clarendon Row, Dublin 2

  • Zalando

    Advised Zalando on the establishment of it Irish tech operations

  • Tricadia Capital Management

    Advised New York based investment firm Tricadia Capital Management in relation to the establishment of a senior debt fund focussed on commercial property lending in the Irish market.

  • Nexvet Biopharma plc

    Acted for Nexvet Biopharma plc in relation to its fully underwritten US$40m IPO

  • Aminex plc

    Advised Aminex PLC (LSE/ISE : AEX) in relation to the sale of part of its interest in the Kiliwani North Development Licence to Solo Oil PLC

  • Nexala

    Advised the shareholders of Nexala Limited in relation to the sale of the company to Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB).

  • Techno-Path Distribution

    Acted for the shareholders of Techno-Path Distribution (“TPD”) in respect of their sale of 80% of TPD to publicly listed Diploma PLC (“Diploma”) and in relation to put and call agreements with regard to the remaining shareholding.

  • Aminex plc

    Advised Aminex PLC (LSE/ISE : AEX) in relation to the disposal of its US subsidiary Aminex USA, Inc

  • Cosmo Pharmaceuticals

    Acting as Irish legal advisor to publicly traded specialty pharmaceutical company..

  • Royal Bank Of Canada

    Advised Royal Bank of Canada in relation to the financing

  • Mainstay Medical

    Acted as special internal counsel to Mainstay Medical International plc on its IPO on the Irish Enterprise...

  • Heart Metabolics Ltd.

    Acted as Irish counsel for Heart Metabolics Limited, a new Irish biotechnology company focused on the development of drugs for cardio-metabolic diseases, in relation to the completion of a $20 million Series A financing from venBio, Seroba Kernel Life Sciences, AustralianSuper and AshHill.

  • iCON Infrastructure

    Advised iCON Infrastructure on its successful consortium bid for Bord Gais Energy from the Irish government, with an enterprise value of approx €1.1 billion. The transaction is due to complete in summer 2014.

  • Trump Organisation & Doonbeg

    Acted for Trump Acquisitions LLC in its acquisition of the real estate and certain business and assets at Doonbeg Golf Resort, County Clare.

  • Redline

    Advised Redline Capital Management (RCM), a Luxembourg regulated asset management firm, in a significant equity investment into Irish high tech company Innalabs Ltd.

  • IBRC Liquidation

    Acting for the special liquidators on the Project Evergreen loan sales

  • Ardstone Capital

    Acted for a private Investor in the sale of Fleming Court, a 2,768sqm multi-occupied office block on Mespil Road, Dublin 4 for a reported €9.75m to Ardstone Capital Limited.

  • Arbor Pharmaceuticals Ireland Limited

    Advised Arbor Pharmaceuticals Ireland Limited on its licensing, development and commercialization agreement with the Japanese pharmaceutical company, Takeda Pharmaceuticals for its hypertension products, EDARBI and EDARBYCHLOR.

  • M2i & Erigal

    Advised the demerger of Erigal and M2i, both leading suppliers of radio-pharmaceutical tracers for assessing cancers. Erigal combined the resources of Alliance Medical, the largest provider of diagnostic imaging services in Europe, and M2i Holdings, an investment vehicle for a number of high profile Irish entrepreneurs.

  • Q3 Medical

    Advised QualiMed Innovative Produkte GmbH and amg International GmbH on their recent reorganisation, including the incorporation of Q3 Medical Devices Ltd. Advised Q3 Medical on its subsequent €3 million fundraising from various international investors.

  • Blackbaud Inc.

    Advised Blackbaud Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB) on its recent acquisition of

  • Shanakiel Hospital

    Acted for Quality Healthcare on its sale of Shanakiel Hospital, Cork which is now relocated and operating as Mater Private at Mahon Point, Cork.

  • Amarin

    Acted for the Irish subsidiary of Amarin Corporation in Amarin’s $100m hybrid debt-like financing with Biopharma.

  • Swrve

    Acted for Swrve in relation to its fundraising of $6.25 million (€4.92 million) led by Atlantic Bridge Partners and Intel Capital.

  • U.S Oil and Gas plc

    Acted for U.S Oil & Gas plc in obtaining a 'Norwich Pharmacal' Order from the High Court against two UK and one Irish websites.

  • GenCell Biosystems

    Advised GenCell Biosystems on both its recent €2.7 million seed fundraising and in relation to a number of commercial agreements. The company plans to expand its business and establish a US office. GenCell developed an advanced genetic analysis technology, bringing many stages of analysis into a single process.

  • Averda Group

    Advised Averda Group on its €15m investment in Galway based waste management business, The City Bin Co, including acquisition of a majority shareholding & creation of 35 new jobs. Averda Group is a leading Middle-East based waste management business serving domestic, commercial and industrial markets.

  • Mainstay Medical

    ByrneWallace represented Mainstay Medical in its $20m Series B financing from Fountain, Sofinnova Partners, Medtronic, Capricorn, Seventure and other investors, also involving the relocation of the company from the US to Ireland. Mainstay is developing a medical device to address chronic lower back pain through electrical stimulation.

  • i360 Medical

    Acted for i360 medical, which aims to tap Ireland’s growing medical device expertise to generate and commercialise healthcare technology solutions and will replace the Centre for Innovation in Surgical Technology (CIST), based within the RCSI since 2008.

  • Kernel Capital

    Advised the shareholders in the US€7m final payment of the Trade Sales of Stokes Bio to Life Technologies made through the Bank of Oreland Kernel Capital Private Equity Fund

  • Home Project Centre

    Advised management on the management buy-out of the PH Ross, Commons Hardware, Wickes Limerick, and C & D Providers DIY businesses from Home Project Centre.

  • Alimentary Health Limited

    Advised Alimentary Health Ltd on the extension to its relationship with The Procter and Gamble Company. This agreement furthers joint research into next-generation probiotic organisms. The Firm previously advised Alimentary Health on its collaboration agreement pursuant to which P&G markets Align® in the USA.

  • Premier Forest

    Acted for Welsh based Premier Forest in its acquisition of the business and assets of Brooks Timber from liquidator Kieran Wallace. The acquisition of included six outlets throughout Ireland.

  • Imperative Energy 2012

    Advised Imperative Energy on its recent fundraising and investment by the UK based North West Fund (NWF4EE) managed by Carbon Trust Investment Partners; and, investment by project finance specialist Environmental Infrastructure Development Company (EIDC).

  • Azur Pharma

    Advised Azur Pharma on its merger with Nasdaq-listed Jazz Pharmaceuticals Inc. The new combined entity will trade as Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc, a dynamic specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to improving patients' lives by identifying, developing, and commercializing innovative products that address unmet medical needs.

  • Firecrest Clinical

    Advised the Vendors in the sale of Firecrest Clinical to ICON plc. Firecrest Clinical, a market leader in enhancing clinical trial performance, provide a comprehensive web-based site performance management system which is used by 9 out of world’s top 10 pharma companies.

  • Broadlake Capital

    Advised Broadlake Capital on the 100% acquisition of the UK based Aqua Filter.

  • Nowcasting Group

    Advised Nowcasting Group in its sale to Meteo Group, Europe’s leading private weather forecasting company.

  • Apica Cardiovascular

    Advised Apica Cardiovascular on the investment by Seroba Kernel Life Sciences and Triventures, and the licensing of technology from Georgia Tech and Emory University.

  • brite:bill

    Advised brite:bill on its recent equity fundraising with the Ulster Bank Diageo Venture Fund.

  • Visma

    Advised Norwegian technology company Visma AS on the acquisition of DBS Business Solutions International Limited.

  • Aer Arann

    Advised the Examiner in the successful restructuring of Comhfhorbairt (Gaillimh) trading as Aer Arann, Ireland’s only regional airline and the second largest regional airline in Ireland and the British isles.

  • Dalco

    Advised Dalco Nitrogen systems on the provision of their new nitrogen gas generating system for the production of Bombardier Aerospace’s new CSeries commuter airplanes, resulting in c. £1m in savings per year for Bombardier Aerospace and a greatly reduced environmental footprint.


    Acted for in its recent equity capital fundraising, to fund its expansion into Britain and to commercialise its technology as a separate service.

  • Stokes Bio Ltd.

    Advised the shareholders of Stokes Bio on the sale of their shareholdings in Stokes Bio Limited as part of a trade sale of the firm to NASDAQ quoted Life Technologies (total sale consideration US$44m).

  • OpenHydro Group Ltd

    Advising OpenHydro Group Limited in relation to c.€15m private equity financing.

  • Advised Avoca Capital Holdings

    Advised Avoca Capital Holdings in relation to its appointment as replacement investment manager for the €400m ACA Euro CLO 2007-1 plc fund.

  • Azur Pharmaceuticals

    Advised Azur on the acquisition of the worldwide rights (other than Europe) to Prialt ® from Elan Pharmaceuticals Inc. which is used for the management of chronic pain in the USA. will offer employment to a 34 person specialty pharmaceutical infrastructure, which is currently supporting the product at Elan.

  • Shionogi Pharmaceuticals Group

    Advised the Shionogi Pharmaceuticals Group on a major international licensing agreement with QuatRx, a private pharmaceutical company.

  • First Derivatives plc

    Advisers to First Derivatives plc in connection with the acquisition of the business and assets of Cognotec Holdings Limited (In Receivership).

  • Iontas Limited

    Advisers to Iontas Limited on c.US$15m sale to Verint Systems Inc. (US).

  • Atamia

    Advised Atamia on the launch of its new tournament service on their website which allows players to gamble on head-to-head matches on their game consoles.

  • C & F Wind Energy

    Adviser to C&F Wind Energy Limited, part of the Galway-based C&F Tooling Group. C&F Wind Energy is a new entrant to the green energy market and is the first to 100% design and manufacture their patented wind turbine technology in Ireland.

  • Percana

    Advised software and outsourcing consultancy firm, Percana Group, on their 11 year business process outsourcing contract with top 10 UK life assurer, the Pearl Group, which encompasses Scottish Mutual International Limited and Phoenix Ireland (previously Scottish Provident Ireland.

  • Stokes Bio Limited - Jan 10

    Advised Stokes Bio Limited on a major international licensing and R&D collaboration agreement with Monsanto, a global agricultural and biotechnology company.

  • Green Diamond Technologies

    Acted for Green Diamond Technologies, a provider of green software solutions to the environmental industry, in their successful BES fundraising.

  • StructureTone

    Advised the appointed contractor StructureTone Limited, in relation to the design and build contract it entered into with Interxion Ireland Limited for its €12million 2,455sq m data centre in Parkwest Industrial Centre, Dublin. Also advised StructureTone on its design appointments for this project.

  • Avoca Capital Holdings

    Advised Avoca Capital Holdings in relation to its appointment as replacement portfolio manager for the €350m Lombard Street CLO I plc transaction.

  • M&S

    Advised Chartered Land on letting to Marks & Spencer as anchor tenant for the Pavilions Phase 3. On completion this will be the largest M&S store in Ireland contained within what is expected to become the largest shopping centre in Ireland at over 1 million sq ft.

  • Sysnet

    Advised payment security systems provider Sysnet in recent investment by US investor GTX Partners LLC.

  • Altostrata

    Adviser to cleantech investment firm Altostrata in relation to financing of subsidiary Hydroventura by South Andes Capital (Chile), September 2009.

  • C&F Group

    Advised the C&F Group on its acquisition of the assets of German automotive components company J.P.B. Prometall GmbH.

  • Techstaff international ltd.

    Advised the shareholders of Techstaff Recruitment in the sale of its assets to the CPL Group.

  • Sigmar

    Advised the management team on its MBO of Sigmar Recruitment Consultants Limited.

  • Avoca Capital Holdings

    Advised Avoca Capital in relation to Absalon Credit Fund, a €100 million transaction, in August 2009.

  • Imperative Energy

    Advised Imperative Energy Limited, an Irish based supplier of bioenergy solutions to clients in the UK and Ireland, on fundraising of up to €30m through entities associated with Englefield Capital.

  • Avoca Capital Holdings

    Advised Avoca Capital Holdings in relation to its appointment as replacement investment manager for the €840m CLIO European CLO B.V., replacing Lehman Brothers International (Europe).

  • Ultralase

    Advised the Ultralase Group (a leading U.K healthcare company specialising in vision correction) in the successful acquisition out of examinership of SMW Laser Limited and KPW Laser Limited (both trading as Eye Laser Ireland).

  • Avoca Capital Holdings

    Advised Avoca Capital in relation to Avoca CLO IX Fund, a €325 million Collaterised Loan Obligation (CLO) transaction.

  • OpenHydro

    Advised OpenHydro Group on Tidal Site Development Agreement with Electricite de France, June 2009.

  • Clavis

    Advised Dublin-based data quality software company Clavis Technology on its €2.1 million funding round, led by Delta Partners and Scottish Equity Partners.

  • Sciele Shigoni

    Advised US pharmaceutical company Sciele Pharma Inc on Irish aspects of its acquisition by the leading Japanese pharmaceutical company Shionogi & Co and its subsequent group restructuring.

  • Azur Pharma

    Advised Azur on its acquisition of the US rights to Elestrin (a fast drying gel used to treat vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause) for US$3.3m, comprised of a licensing fee, trademark and inventories, and future royalties and milestone payments

  • Elan

    Advised Elan on the sub-license to AstraZeneca to develop and commercialise Unit Dose Budesonide, a fast-acting, reduced dose asthma treatment for children.

  • Flannerys

    Negotiated the acquisition and funding of Flannerys Pub, one of Ireland’s best known and most successful public houses, and adjoining properties with excellent development potential on Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2.

  • OpenHydro

    Advised OpenHydro Group on their investment in Alderney Renewable Energy Limited, November 2008.

  • Azur Pharma

    Advised Azur on their agreement with Elan to develop and commercialise once-daily formulations of clozapine (used for the management of schizophrenia) using Elan’s proprietary drug delivery technologies, including its NanoCrystal® technology.

  • Merrion

    Advised Merrion on their license agreement with Novo Nordisk to develop and commercialise oral formulations of Novo Nordisk’s proprietary Insulin analogues, using Merrion’s proprietary GIPET® technology.

  • OpenHydro

    Advised OpenHydro Group on Turbine Development Project with Nova Scotia Power, October 2008.

  • C&F Group

    Advised Irish Entrepreneur of the Year, C&F Tooling, on the acquisition of the assets of the Irish automotive tooling company, Iralco including the transfer of more than 300 employees.

  • Bray Town Center

    On-going advice on what will be Ireland’s largest ever urban development project consisting of retail, commercial and residential units. Deal value €2bn.

  • Tommy Hilfiger

    Negotiated on behalf of Tommy Hilfiger Europe the acquisition of a leasehold interest on Grafton Street, Dublin 2. Comprising over 10,500 sq. ft. and a reported rent of €1.68M rent annually, this will be Tommy's flagship store in Ireland.

  • Hemcom Medical Tech

    Advised US based Hemcon Medical Technologies, Inc. on its acquisition of Alltracel Pharmaceuticals plc by court sanctioned scheme of arrangement.

  • Vigitek

    Advised on the sale of Limerick based Vigitek to US acquirer Quad/Tech, Inc.

  • South King Street

    Advised on this large-scale mixed use development off Grafton Street. Work included the letting of the retail units to leading retailers, Zara, H&M and Warehouse and the forward sale of a 90% interest in these units to Anglo Irish Assurance Company.

  • The Park

    Advised Warren Private Clients on the successful negotiation of contracts relating to the acquisition of Phase 2, The Park Carrickmines.

  • The Pavillions Swords

    Advised on the Phase 2 extension to the Pavilions Shopping Centre, Swords, which included project finance, construction, letting and general advisory.

  • Gorey Shopping Center

    Advising on the acquisition, development, letting and forward sale of this 120,000 square feet shopping centre which is anchored by the largest Dunnes Stores in the South East.

  • Bank of Ireland

    Legal advisers to Bank of Ireland on the sale and leaseback of 29 branches and a call centre

  • Adamstown

    On-going advice to Castlethorn Construction, developers of the Adamstown SDZ on the planning, construction, sale and letting of a new town in west Dublin with 10,000 residential units and a number of distinct commercial units.

  • Elan

    Legal advisers to Elan in the licensing of NanoCrystal® Technology to EntreMed Inc. for Panzem® cancer drug.

  • Anglo Irish Bank

    Legal advisers to Anglo Irish Bank in providing construction finance for Airtricity’s Braes of Doune Scottish Wind farm.

  • Alimentary Health

    Legal Advisers to Alimentary Health Limited on the conclusion of a worldwide licence agreement with The Procter & Gamble Company. Alimentary Health licensed its proprietary probiotic technology to P&G for gastrointestinal indications.

  • Howard Holdings

    Legal advisers to Howard Holdings in structuring the acquisition of the leasehold interest in the Whitgift Centre, Croydon, England.

  • Sita Environmental

    Legal advisers to the vendors in the sale of Sita Environmental.

  • Dundrum Town Centre

    Advised on all aspects of this substantial urban mixed use redevelopment project (which incorporates Ireland's largest shopping centre) including planning, land acquisition, commercial lease negotiation and construction. Deal value of €1bn.

  • Bank of Scotland

    Legal advisers to Bank of Scotland (Ireland) in relation to the acquisition of W & R Jacobs By Fruitfield Foods

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