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Arthur Cox Belfast

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Belfast, Dublin, London, Mountain View, New York

Lynsey Mallon

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Arthur Cox


Lynsey worked for a large award winning national firm in England before joining Arthur Cox in 2007 and specialises in corporate and commercial work. She has considerable experience across the full range of company/commercial law areas including sales and acquisitions (including MBOs and MBIs), joint ventures, investment and shareholders agreements, private equity work and general commercial contract work which includes IP and information technology expertise.


Qualified 2004; partner at Arthur Cox 2011 to date.


Law Society of Northern Ireland; Law Society of England and Wales.


Strathearn School; Trinity College Dublin (2001 LLB (Hons)).


Lynsey has represented both Ulster and Ireland at hockey at representative level and still plays for a local club. She is also a keen golfer and enjoys keeping fit generally. Chairperson of Generation Innovation at NISP. Committee member of YDF IoD Board of Governors of Strathearn School Belfast Member of CCLG NI. Board member of Young Enterprise.

Northern Ireland: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Arthur Cox Belfast¬†‚Äôs ‚Äėvery responsive‚Äô corporate team attracts praise for its ability to provide ‚Äėtechnically superb‚Äô advice to international and local clients from the agri-food, technology, energy, retail and pharmaceutical sectors. Agri-food-sector highlights included advising Northern Ireland-based food producer Dunbia on its high-profile merger and joint venture with meat producer Dawn Meats, which involved competition issues across international jurisdictions, and representing US-based poultry producer Pilgrim‚Äôs Pride in its $1bn acquisition of Northern Ireland-based poultry producer Moy Park. Tech-sector highlights included acting for Ulster University in a joint venture project with BT, which involved the construction of the BT Ireland Innovation Centre. Alan Taylor¬†heads the practice, which includes key partners¬†Paul McBride¬†and the ‚Äėvery commercial‚Äô Lynsey Mallon.

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Northern Ireland: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Arthur Cox Belfast assists high-profile individuals with a range of private client matters, including the administration of estates, the creation of trusts, succession planning and substantial probate matters, with many cases involving cross-jurisdictional assets. Corporate lawyers Alan Taylor and Lynsey Mallon are the key names in the team, and corporate associate Richard Armstrong is also recommended.

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Northern Ireland: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Arthur Cox Belfast handles the gamut of contentious and non-contentious IP matters, from patents and trade secrets to copyright and trade mark issues. The team’s clients include universities, pharmaceutical companies, food producers, and technology manufacturers. The firm acts as Northern Ireland counsel to Getty Images UK and assists the client with copyright protection issues and policing unauthorised image use. Other clients include Probiotec Pharma, which the firm advises on all its UK brand and celebrity endorsement agreements, and Coca-Cola, which the firm assists with IP provisions pertaining to trading agreements. Corporate partner Alan Taylor leads the team, in which Lynsey Mallon is also a key name. Paul McBride joined from Pinsent Masons Belfast LLP in 2017.

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