Inez Cullen

  • Partner
  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2007
  • Solicitor, England and Wales, 2014
  • BA, NUIG, 2001
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies, DIT, 2002
  • Certificate in English and Welsh Property Law and Practice, 2014
  • Diploma in Commercial Law, 2006
  • Diploma in Insolvency & Corporate Restructuring, 2012
  • Diploma in Commercial Litigation, 2013

Inez is a partner in Philip Lee’s corporate department. She focuses on advising domestic and international clients doing business in or through Ireland.

Inez has wide ranging transactional experience across various sectors. She has represented clients on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, fundraisings, AIM admissions and placings, Takeover Code issues, start-up investments, corporate recovery/insolvency, development finance transactions, corporate governance, commercial contracts, employment law issues and general corporate/commercial law matters for Irish and international clients.

Inez is a qualified Irish and UK lawyer. Her knowledge, together with practical experience, enables her to represent companies, directors, shareholders, debtors and creditors alike with a strong focus on commercial realism, flexibility and attention to detail.

Recent Work

  • Advised Delsk, an international investment company, on the sale of three of its newly developed nursing homes to Aedifica, a listed company specialising in investments in European healthcare real estate, for approx. €57m.
  • Advised Corrib Oil, one of Ireland’s leading service station and oil distribution providers, on its acquisition of the H2 Group adding 13 retail sites to its portfolio.
  • Advised Hire Purchase Ireland on the sale of a 73% interest to Italian-based credit and business data group CRIF.
  • Advising JWP Enterprise Fund on substantial property/company acquisitions under the Immigrant Investor Programme.
  • Advised Trinity Care on the acquisition and development of numerous Nursing Homes in Ireland.
  • Advising Petrel Resources plc on an unauthorised sale of shares in breach of a contracted lock-in deed and securing a High Court injunction against the relevant shareholders.
  • Advised Great Northern Distillery Limited Acquisition of Harp Brewery and numerous investments in the Company under the EIIS scheme.
  • Advising Petrel Resources plc on their requirements under Rule 9 of the Takeover Code and the requisite Whitewash Resolution and Waiver from the Irish Take Over Panel.
  • Advised on the Irish aspects of the €215m (£190m) refinancing of Generator Hostels for private equity real estate fund manager Queensgate Investments seven months after buying the business for €450m Advised Eqtec plc on its successful High Court Examinership.
  • Advised the Arvum Group on their joint venture between Waterford-based Seedtech, part of the Arvum Group, and DLF-Trifolium, the world’s largest producer of grass and clover seed.
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