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Corporate Transactions and M&A

We provide our clients with all of the legal support they need to achieve their corporate objectives.

quotes I feel confident that I am receiving the best counsel from people who understand the business and where it intends to move towards. Legal 500, 2022

Corporate Law Firm of the Year 2021, Irish Law Awards

We have a leading corporate transactions practice, advising clients ranging from high potential early-stage ventures to market leading global multinationals. Led by Andreas McConnell and Bernard McEvoy our team has extensive experience across the broadest scope of corporate transactions and investments (equity and debt). We are routinely engaged by leading Irish, UK and multinational companies across all major industry sectors as well as state entities to advise them on the most complex, important and often novel matters.

In addition to our transactional expertise, we pride ourselves on having a team of market-leading deep domain experts who have direct experience of both working in industry (including in senior leadership positions) and as legal advisers. All leading publications rank the firm across multiple disciplines, highlighting how our transaction teams can combine an accessible and collegiate approach with a breadth of technical expertise.

“The people are what sets Philip Lee apart from other legal firms, particularly the level of partner availability, engagement and input at all stages of a transaction.” – Legal 500, 2022

We have a particular reputation for our international focus with offices in San Francisco and London. We are the sole Irish member firm of Multilaw (the fourth largest legal network in the world). This network provides our lawyers with a level of access to the latest international developments in corporate structuring and transactional matters which is unrivalled in Ireland. Our clients rely on us to harness these deeply developed international connections to assist their business requirements.

Clients seek our advice across the following legal areas:

• Corporate restructuring
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Foreign direct investment
• Joint ventures
• Private equity and venture capital
• Corporate finance (both debt and equity)
• Corporate migrations and demergers
• Cross border mergers


In October 2021, Philip Lee was named ‘Corporate Law Firm of the Year’ at the Irish Law Awards.


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Andreas McConnell

Jonathan Kelly

George Kennedy

Eoghan Doyle

Ita O’Sullivan

Andrew Tzialli

Bernard McEvoy

Eoin Brereton

Inez Cullen

Anna Hickey

Rebecca McEvoy