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Philip Lee is delighted to announce that the firm is the exclusive legal partner of the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) Annual Conference for the third consecutive year. The conference will take place in Croke Park on October 2nd. This year’s conference will explore the many challenges facing the construction industry in Ireland and the potential barriers that […]

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As published in The Sunday Business Post, Sunday 14th July 2019. Moving jobs may be the only option when an employee is overlooked for promotion. It can be a very frustrating experience for any ambitious employee to discover that promotion continues to evade them, no matter how hard they work or how much they dedicate […]

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Philip Lee is pleased to be a contributor to the new Merger Control Service, launched by legal-tech company, Legal Cross Border. Our partner Ronan Dunne, head of our EU, Competition and State Aid group, provided the relevant information for the Irish market. Merger Control provides an intuitive Merger Screening tool that allows legal professionals to […]

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The National Children’s Hospital, the Cork Event Centre, Páirc Uí Chaoimh are all unfortunate bedfellows in the public mindset, but will the public ever get to the bottom of the full scale of the issues and disputes that led to these cost overruns? Unfortunately given the current legal structures around construction disputes it seems highly […]

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Acted for Grant Thornton on the sale of its media business. Saffery Champness has acquired Grant Thornton Ireland’s Media & Entertainment Practice, based in Dublin. Under the deal, the team of 11 people, have joined Saffery Champness at their new Irish office located in St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. Further information available here. Corporate Partner Eoghan […]

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Acted for Cantor Fitzgerald on its recent investment into Elgin Energy. Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland completed a £4 million secured loan note fundraise for Elgin Energy, a developer of solar PV projects across the UK and Ireland. Funds will be used for the development of a number of pre-selected UK solar development projects. More information available […]

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Advising Finboot on investment from global energy giant Repsol. Finboot is a dynamic company that develops and delivers innovative, enterprise grade SaaS products based on blockchain infrastructure.  The company secured an investment from global energy giant Repsol as part of its fundraise efforts. The legal advice to Finboot was led from the London office of […]

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Highlights: Repsol to be cornerstone investor in UK/Spain based Finboot’s latest fundraising round The legal advice to Finboot was led from the London office of Philip Lee, by Andrew Tzialli, Partner and head of the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Group Finboot will supply Repsol with its blockchain technology solution BlockLabs Finboot’s proprietary software (“MARCO”) uses blockchain […]

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The Second Shareholders’ Rights Directive 2017/8281 (“SRD II”), which amends the First Shareholders Directive 2007/36/EC, came into force on 9 June 2017. Member States were required to transpose the majority of the provisions of the Directive into national law by 10 June 2019. At the time of writing, the Irish implementing Regulations were yet to […]

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In the words of Christine Lagarde, IMF “Those working in the financial sector must be as serious about values as they are about valuation, and just as passionate about culture as they are about capital”. Culture has been referred to as the system of shared values and norms that shape behaviours and mindsets within an […]

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