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Brendan Gavin

Brendan Gavin

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Brendan is a Partner in the ByrneWallace Corporate Department, specialising in Technology, Data Protection and Intellectual Property matters.

Brendan advises clients across a range of sectors (technology, life sciences, medical devices, energy, retail, public, food etc.) with a particular focus on clients in the technology sector. Brendan’s clients include companies at all stages of development—from start-ups and entrepreneurs, to mid-cap and scaling companies, to large domestic and multinational organisations.

Brendan’s specific areas of corporate expertise include mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate restructuring, venture capital, seed and growth stage fundraisings, corporate governance, and advising private and public companies on a range of company law matters. Brendan also has extensive experience advising clients on technology related commercial contracts, data protection & GDPR, intellectual property, e-commerce, SaaS and cloud computing, social media legal issues, and general commercial law advisory work.

Experience

Brendan’s recent experience includes:

  • General GDPR compliance work and drafting and negotiating Data Processing Contracts, Joint/Independent Data Controller Agreements, Data Sharing Agreements, Privacy Policies etc. for a range of clients including FEXCO, BrowserStack, Mainstream Renewables, Phibro Animal Health, Amryt Pharmaceuticals, Adaptive Mobile Security, PrePayPower, Envisage Cloud, City Wonders, and Phonovation.
  • Advised the selling shareholders of MFM Recruitment (Sigmar) on sale and option arrangements with Groupe Adequat.
  • Advised Rentokil Initial 1927 plc on its acquisition of the Irish Cannon Hygiene business and related companies and assets.
  • Advised the shareholders of Hattrick Sports Group Limited on its sale to Fortuna Entertainment Group.
  • Advised the shareholders of Arconics on its sale to US satellite broadband group ViaSat.
  • Advised Showtime Analytics on its fundraising by a subsidiary of Alibaba Pictures.
  • Advised the shareholders of Nexala Limited on the sale of the company to Trimble (NASDAQ).
  • Advised the shareholders of TechnoPath Distribution on the sale of the company to Diploma Plc.
  • Advised Q3 Medical Devices Limited on multiple multi-million euro financings and related corporate structuring and commercial contracts.
  • Advised DiaSorin on the Irish aspects of a multi-jurisdictional corporate restructuring.
  • Advised Heavey RF on various commercial contracts such as software licences and services agreements and advising generally on intellectual property matters.
  • Advised Leveris Limited on multiple corporate financings, intellectual property and commercial contract matters.
  • Advised Healthbeacon Limited on global supply and SaaS licensing contracts, data protection matters and corporate financings.
  • Advised Marfin SRL on its cross-border merger with Marcegaglia Ireland Limited.
  • Advised Broadlake Capital on various acquisitions and investments.
  • Advised Adaptive Mobile Security Limited in relation to various corporate restructuring and corporate governance matters.
  • Advised MJ Flood Technology Limited on various ICT commercial contracts.
  • Providing ongoing advices to Proverum, i360 Medical, Artugen Therapeutics, Neuromod Devices and Inflazome in relation to corporate and commercial matters.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Civil Law, National University of Ireland, Galway, 2005
  • Qualified as  a Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, England and Wales, 2009
  • Diploma in Technology Law, Law Society of Ireland, 2013
  • Certificate in Data Protection Practice, Law Society of Ireland, 2018

Memberships

  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Dublin Chamber of Commerce

Recommendations

Brendan Gavin  is ‘thorough, diligent and timely’ - Legal 500, 2018