Ireland is consistently ranked as one of the fastest growing economies in Europe.
At Philip Lee, we have an established group of experts dedicated to meeting the needs of companies looking to locate in Ireland and scale business internationally from Ireland.
Our FDI lawyers are specialists in all areas of law which are core to international expansion, including corporate, commercial contracts, export controls, IP, technology, tax, data protection, employment, real estate, EU, competition, regulatory and procurement.
We have the ability to meet your FDI requirements in Ireland from our Dublin office, in the US from our San Francisco office, in the UK from our London office and internationally through the Multilaw network.
With 10,000 lawyers in 100 countries and a combined annual revenue of $5bn, Multilaw is ranked by Chambers Global as an ‘Elite’ international network of law firms. Philip Lee is the only Irish member. By working closely with our Multilaw partners, we provide all Irish law legal services to assist clients locate into Ireland. We also assist them to expand from Ireland by procuring and managing solutions to non-Irish law legal issues on a one-stop-shop basis. This leaves our clients free to focus on core business issues without the distraction of having to find and hire foreign counsel across multiple jurisdictions – this is a core service of ours which sets us apart from other law firms in Ireland.
Our FDI team has assisted a very wide variety of companies from pre-revenue early stage ventures through to established multinational heavyweights across multiple sectors including bio-pharmaceutical, medical technology, ICT, cloud computing, software, internet, cleantech, engineering, financial services and business services.
We have excellent relationships with a network of trusted professional service providers in Ireland who can assist you in sourcing talent, premises, establishing banking operations, managing payroll and accounting services.
We routinely work closely with the IDA and other government agencies focused on enterprise and innovation.
In short, while you focus on scaling your international business, we will seamlessly manage your international legal requirements.
- Blockchain and Crypto Assets
- Charity and Not-for Profit
- Energy and Natural Resources
- Financial Services
- Food, Beverage and Agriculture
- Foreign Direct Investment
- Hotels, Tourism and Leisure
- Media and Entertainment
- Pharma and Life Sciences
- Public and Regulatory
- Venture Capital and Private Equity
The individuals provide excellent pragmatic advice and think creatively to support business challenges from a legal standpoint.
Legal 500, 2022
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Ireland’s Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP): Changes on the horizon?
Key Contact: Anna Hickey - Partner | Cian Moriarty - Senior Associate Introduced by the Irish Government in 2012, the Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP) enables investors from outside the European Economic Area make an investment or donation in Ireland in exchange...
Proposed law to screen investments into Ireland sparks debate
Key Contact: Ronan Dunne - Partner Published in the Irish Examiner, August 21 2022. The IDA reported in June that Ireland had experienced a 9% increase in inward investment for the first six months of this year, marking the highest ever increase in foreign direct...
Ireland-China Business Magazine 2022 – The Immigrant Investor Programme
Key Contact: Patrick Walshe - Partner | Cian Moriarty - Senior Associate 2022 marks the 10–year anniversary of Ireland’s Immigrant Investor Programme. In the recently published 2022 issue of the Ireland-China Business Magazine, our immigration team answer some key...