Mary Hennessy

Senior Associate

Mary Hennessy

Senior Associate

Memberships
  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Law Society of England and Wales
Education
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2021
  • Solicitor, Law Society of England and Wales, 2016
  • Academy Programme at the Southwestern Institute for International and Comparative Law, Centre of American and International Law, Dallas Texas, 2016
  • MA Hons Geography, Edinburgh University, 2011

Mary is a senior associate in the corporate and commercial department specialising in media matters

She is dual qualified in England and Wales and Ireland, joining Philip Lee from London media and technology firm, Sheridans.

Mary has expertise in corporate transactions and corporate finance work for clients within the music, film, television and interactive industries, including acquisitions and disposals, private equity and venture capital investment, management buy-in/outs, corporate re-structuring, joint venture and shareholder arrangements. Mary also advises clients on employment and immigration matters.   

Mary advises on film and television financing and production. She represents a range of media clients, including numerous production companies, financiers and international film studios.

Mary is a senior associate in the corporate and commercial department specialising in media matters

She is dual qualified in England and Wales and Ireland, joining Philip Lee from London media and technology firm, Sheridans.

Mary has expertise in corporate transactions and corporate finance work for clients within the music, film, television and interactive industries, including acquisitions and disposals, private equity and venture capital investment, management buy-in/outs, corporate re-structuring, joint venture and shareholder arrangements. Mary also advises clients on employment and immigration matters.

Mary also advises on film and television financing and production. She represents a range of media clients, including numerous production companies, financiers and international film studios.

Memberships
  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Law Society of England and Wales
Education
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2021
  • Solicitor, Law Society of England and Wales, 2016
  • Academy Programme at the Southwestern Institute for International and Comparative Law, Centre of American and International Law, Dallas Texas, 2016
  • MA Hons Geography, Edinburgh University, 2011

Recent transactions and projects

Element Pictures

Element Pictures

Award-winning Irish film and drama production company Element Pictures has sold a majority stake in its business to global production and distribution giant Fremantle. Completion of the deal took place on 10 May 2022. Co-founded by Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe in 2001,...

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Alpha Intelligence Capital

Alpha Intelligence Capital

Cork-based data security company Getvisibility has raised €10 million in a Series A funding round which was co-led by Alpha Intelligence Capital and Fortino Capital. Founded in 2018, Getvisibility uses artificial intelligence to manage clients’ data and enables them...

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WALR

WALR

Fast growing ‘ResTech’ company WALR is marking its first-year anniversary with the acquisition of technology business QuenchTec. The combined business, whose technology enables all aspects of the data collection process for insight professionals, will have an initial...

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