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Feargal Brennan

Feargal Brennan

Managing Partner fbrennan@byrnewallace.com +353 1 691 5276 +353 1 691 5010
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Feargal Brennan was appointed Managing Partner of ByrneWallace in June 2018. 

A senior corporate partner in the firm, he has led the ByrneWallace Corporate division since 2011.  

Feargal has over 20 years’ experience advising leading Irish and international businesses across a wide range of corporate matters, and has particular expertise in advising on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions. 


  • Diploma in European Law
  • Bachelor of Civil Law, (BCL) (International) University College Dublin & De Paul Law School, Chicago Illinois, USA, 1993
  • Admitted as a Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 1996 


  • Member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association.
  • Firm Partner representative of ALFA International Legal Network 
  • Former member of the Business Law Committee of the Law Society
  • Former member of the Tax and Law Committee of the European Venture Capital Association
  • Former member of the Irish Venture Capital Association's committee on the preparation of standard form investment agreements
  • Director of The Mater Foundation
  • Director of Repak ELT


Recommended as a leading private equity lawyer in PLC Publication

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Chambers Global Directory of the World's leading lawyers for Business

Sources say that Feargal Brennan is "highly commercial." - Chambers Europe 2019

Feargal Brennan offers "very creative and pragmatic" solutions. - Chambers Europe, 2018

According to clients, Feargal Brennan is "amenable, easy to get on with, pragmatic and commercial."  - Chambers Europe, 2017

Feargal Brennan "gets to the heart of the matter without fuss". - Legal 500, 2016

Feargal Brennan is "among Dublin’s outstanding lawyers." - Legal 500, 2015