Firm Profile > Arthur Cox > Dublin, Ireland

Arthur Cox
D02 T380

Banking and finance Tier 1

Arthur Cox 'combines legal expertise with strong commercial acumen'. The team has experience in domestic and cross-border financial transactions, counting major Irish and international banks and asset managers among its clients. Areas of expertise include construction and property finance, corporate acquisition finance, tax-based lending, structured finance, and loan portfolio sales. Ultan Shannon, who has significant experience in debt restructuring, leads the team jointly with Kevin Lynch. Grainne Hennessy specialises in corporate, syndicated and property finance, and firm chair Orla O’Connor has been particularly active in advising on bank asset disposals. Project finance specialist Matthew Dunn and Niamh Quinn, who has experience in domestic and cross-border acquisition finance, are also noted. The team is also supported by the firm's London office.

Practice head(s):

Ultan Shannon; Kevin Lynch


Arthur Cox combines legal expertise with strong commercial acumen. They are able to both help inform the commercial position of their client and also to adjust their advice in the context of the commercial position of their client, driving processes to the net legal points at play and assisting their clients in reaching well-informed commercial decisions.

Matt Dunn and associate Ruth Lillis are each experts in their fields, commercial in their approach and a pleasure to work with, and so we see them as valuable partners.

Excellent client coverage, very responsive and always find a good mix between technical advice and pragmatism.

Kathleen Garrett (London) is simply the best. If she doesn’t have the answer immediately she’ll get you it very quickly. Tireless and very personable.

Robert Cain is an excellent partner. Very smart with good response times. Knows our institution very well and tailors his responses to accommodate our idiosyncrasies.

Key clients

Bank of Ireland

Ulster Bank Ireland

Allied Irish Banks

Bank of Scotland/Lloyds Banking Group

Kennedy Wilson



Goldman Sachs

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

BNP Paribas

Wells Fargo

Deutsche Bank


Ashtead Group

Quadrant Real Estate Advisors

Total Produce

Greencore Group

Apollo Management International

Natwest Markets

Brookfield Asset Management

Alanis Capital

Capital markets Tier 1

Arthur Cox has extensive experience in securitisations, collateralised loan obligation (CLO) transactions, derivatives and commercial real estate loan repackagings. Cormac Kissane is noted for his advice to dealers on Irish government bonds; Glenn Butt leads the firm's Russian DCM practice; and Aiden Small specialises in structured finance and alternative investments. On the ECM side, the team is highly active in advising on IPOs, secondary issues of shares on the Irish and international markets, and capital raising transactions. Maura McLaughlin has extensive experience advising listed companies on using their shares as consideration for landmark transactions; the 'incredibly talented' Cian McCourt specialises in transactions in the pharmaceutical, financial services and technology sectors; Stephen Ranalow has 'excellent experience'; and Michael Coyle and Conor McCarthy have advised on high-profile domestic ECM transactions.

Practice head(s):

Maura McLaughlin; Geoff Moore; John Matson; Cormac Kissane; Glenn Butt; Aiden Small; Phil Cody; Helen Berrill


Technically very strong

Cian McCourt is an excellent partner – always available and very commercial.

Very hands-on approach. Good practical advice.

Stephen Ranalow is well acquainted with the industry, has excellent experience and is always readily available and accessible.

Conor McCarthy, Maura McLaughlin and Pádraig Ó Ríordáin are our most trusted advisers. We feel their passion for our ambitions and they consistently demonstrate their commitment to supporting us and adding value to our internal offering. Technically expert but also practical and innovative.

Arthur Cox has an incredibly talented capital markets team across the board – partners, counsel, associate and paralegals – which results in the highest levels of service to clients.

Cian McCourt is not only incredibly talented from a technical perspective, but also excels at managing client relationships.

Michael Coyle has a deep range of expertise and always brings an incredibly pragmatic approach to all issues.

Excellent availability and engagement. Good at understanding what we want to achieve and then finding appropriate legal solutions, often breaking new ground. Very commercial but with empathy and understanding of what the business is trying to achieve.

‘Glenn Butt has a great and diverse understanding of capital market structures. He does not just take instruction but actively looks to add value and ask questions to ensure that the client has thought through potential issues.

Key clients

Aer Lingus





Avadel Pharmaceuticals

Bank of Ireland



Flutter Entertainment


Greencore Group


Johnson Controls International

John Menzies


nVent Electric


Seagate Technology

Strongbridge Biopharma

Total Produce

Citibank Global Markets


Credit Value Partners

Hudson Advisors UK

James Hardie


Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer


Allen & Overy

Mayer Brown

BNY Mellon

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

'Responsive and commercially savvy', Arthur Cox counts many of Ireland's largest listed companies among its clients, and has advised on significant domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. With the support of the firm's Belfast office, the team has been active assisting corporate clients with Brexit issues, while other areas of expertise include joint ventures and partnerships, complex private equity matters, and inversions and migrations of group holding companies to Ireland. The team is jointly led by Geoff Moore, who focuses on corporate finance, M&A and private equity matters; Maura McLaughlin, who has notable expertise in takeovers, schemes of arrangement and mergers; and John Matson, whose areas of specialism include the technology, insurance and financial services sectors. Christopher McLaughlin specialises in corporate finance and Connor Manning advises on domestic and cross-border M&A. 'Rising star' Maeve Moran is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Maura McLaughlin; Geoff Moore; John Matson


Very responsive. Commercially savvy.’

Strong team that have a good commercial perspective as well as legal. The team work well together and operate as one unit.

Associate Christopher O’Reilly is a very hard worker, always accessible and responds in a very timely manner. His advice is always measured and he keeps a calm approach even through challenging circumstances. He is a great asset to Arthur Cox.

Maeve Moran is a rising star. She has an exceptional grasp of all the SPA mechanics and value levers in getting the deal done, and has a unique corporate financier brain wrapped up with what you would expect from an experienced corporate lawyer.

The team is expert in supporting US-listed companies registered in Ireland.

Stephen Ranalow is extraordinary – his counsel is thoughtful, balanced and always with an eye to the needs of the business. He is also extremely responsive.

At every level, the team is responsive, practical and technically expert.

Conor McCarthy, Maura McLaughlin and Pádraig Ó Ríordáin are our most trusted advisers. We feel their passion for our ambitions and they consistently demonstrate their commitment to supporting us and adding value to our internal offering. Technically expert but also practical and innovative.

Key clients

Aer Lingus

Alkermes plc

Allergan plc

Applegreen plc

Ares Capital

Aryzta AG

Avadel Pharmaceuticals plc

Bank of Ireland plc



CRH plc

DAA plc

Flutter Entertainment plc

Fyffes Limited

Frontline Ventures

Glanbia plc

Greencore Group plc

Ingersoll-Rand plc

John Menzies plc

Johnson Controls International plc

Mallinckrodt plc

nVent Electric plc

Paddy Power Betfair plc

Pentair plc

Seagate Technology plc

Shire plc

Strongbridge Biopharma plc

Total Produce plc

Construction Tier 1

Arthur Cox has been active advising on major construction projects across the  manufacturing, retail, hotel, residential, commercial, energy and private rented sectors, among others. The team also handles contentious matters, including disputes relating to large-scale infrastructure projects and significant adjudications, and has expertise in procurement and financing for construction projects. 'Exceptional' practice head Niav O’Higgins is experienced in construction transactions and disputes, acting for public and private sector clients. Other notable members of the team include 'class actKaren Killoran, who handles complex financing, construction and development matters, and 'fantastic' senior associate Mary Liz Mahoney, whose expertise includes advising on regulatory regimes.

Practice head(s):

Niav O’Higgins


Niav O’Higgins is a pleasure to work with, and very capable and assured in her handling of complex and high-pressure dispute resolution proceedings.’

A well-organised team with great knowledge of the on-the-ground issues and how to navigate them. The team is hands-on and always available.’

A cohesive team, always available regardless of the time of day.’

Karen Killoran is a class act. She is into the detail, has a phenomenally retentive mind, and is knowledgeable, flexible and great fun. She leads her team from the front and has a band of very capable associates which she is moulding in her image. Highly recommended.’

The individuals I work with in Arthur Cox’s construction team are extremely approachable and always offer succinct legal advice under tight deadlines.’

I would characterise my experience of working with the team as very constructive, supportive and positive, leading to a much improved understanding of the client’s position on often complex contractual and regulatory issues.’

The construction team in Arthur Cox is second to none. They have incredible industry experience and market knowledge. Their legal advice and support is phenomenal and I cannot emphasise enough the extent of their expertise and understanding of complex construction law matters.’

Arthur Cox has a great construction practice which complements the real estate practice well. They are commercial and know what it takes to get a deal done.’

Karen Killoran is excellent to deal with and provides clear, pragmatic, commercially focused advice. While our transactions are also staffed with associates, Karen takes a hands-on approach and is fully involved in all parts of the transaction. Karen’s legal and commercial knowledge has helped to guide us through a number of tricky situations with very little fuss and ensured the best possible outcome. I would highly recommend Karen for any construction projects.

We find the team very easy to deal with, providing excellent service and fast turnarounds on complicated issues. Coxs also provide a wealth of experience in other areas associated with a construction project, which can be drawn on as required to ensure you are getting the best available advice at all times.

It is a user-friendly and experienced team with good depth in personnel numbers; highly professional and able to problem-solve and find solutions; well regarded in the market; and market-facing, commercial and pragmatic with its advice on construction-related matters. Arthur Cox stands out as being in the top three of domestic law firms in Dublin.

Karen Killoran is always available to provide advice and solutions, and has a huge level of experience in construction-related matters. I would thoroughly recommend using the Arthur Cox construction team, and specifically Karen as a partner.

Niav O’Higgins is excellent and very commercial in how she works through complicated issues. We rely heavily on her knowledge of market practice and market standards. Her communication style is superb and she is well liked by opposing counsel. She is thorough and efficient.

Niav O’Higgins’ strength is her breadth of knowledge and experience in the Irish construction sector and in public sector contract matters.

The team has a wealth of knowledge and experience of current acceptable contract conditions and letters of appointment for design teams. They have the depth of resources to deal efficiently with queries and find acceptable solutions to legal differences.

Niav O’Higgins has an excellent knowledge of building contracts and design team appointments, and the ability to provide clear advice when negotiating contracts and appointments.’

Arthur Cox is a multi-disciplinary practice – the partners are all highly experienced and skilled professionals who are highly dependable.

I have worked with Niav O’Higgins for many years and she is an extremely talented, dependable and experienced lawyer.

Niav O’Higgins is an exceptional construction lawyer with an incredible ability to negotiate and agree complex legal documents in a fair and reasonable manner.

Mary Liz Mahony is a fantastic lawyer. She is very responsive and has a very pragmatic approach to the issues at play. She has the ability to independently, quickly and accurately assess the legal, practical and business risks in a fast-paced environment.

The team stands out for its availability and responsiveness, detailed knowledge and understanding, and pragmatic approach.

Key clients

Intel Ireland

Facebook Inc

daa plc

Tristan Capital


Kennedy Wilson

Wells Fargo

Spear Street Capital

Hibernia REIT

Tetrarch Group

Kuok Group

Green REIT plc

Center Parcs

Oweninny Power DAC

Curragh Racecourse Ltd


Bain Capital

Irish Life Investment


Merck, Sharpe & Dohme

Data privacy and data protection Tier 1

The 'responsive and technically strong' Arthur Cox has expertise across a wide range of data protection matters, including advising on cross-border data projects, data breaches and subject access requests. The team acts for leading Irish plcs and corporates, both in the technology sector and in other areas such as retail, energy and transport, and for state bodies and educational institutions. It also has experience handling investigations and enforcement actions initiated by the Data Protection Commission. The 'standout' Rob Corbet heads the practice; 'leading expert' Colin Rooney advises on major data breaches; and newly promoted partner Olivia Mullooly has extensive experience in GDPR compliance projects.

Practice head(s):

Rob Corbet; Colin Rooney


Colin Rooney is a leading expert in his field and has quickly adapted his knowledge and expertise to support us in a very new and unique business area in Ireland. He is solution oriented without ever compromising on the quality of his advice.

The team are reliable, available and commercial in their approach.

There is a broad level of expertise and depth of experience.

Colin Rooney’s advice is exceptionally commercial and pragmatic.

Arthur Cox have a very solid and commercial data protection practice. Their approach is always to see what can be done and they would be our most trusted advisers in this area.

Colin Rooney is outstanding in this area and is able to give practical, commercial advice at short notice whenever required. He provided invaluable support and advice during a cyber attack situation.

The team are always responsive and provide consistently high-quality advice.

Rob Corbet’s advice is unfailingly thoughtful, pragmatic, concise and business-friendly. He has demonstrated an ability to quickly understand the issues and advise quickly and effectively. He’s proven himself to be a trusted adviser for us.

The team is responsive and technically strong.

Colin Rooney is a trusted adviser. He is responsive and practical. We have great confidence in his advice.

Consistent, timely, reasoned and practical privacy and data protection advice, based not just on the legal principles at play but also on strong and pragmatic business logic.

Rob Corbet is the standout – he consistently goes above and beyond and doesn’t “over lawyer” negotiations beyond what’s needed to get the job done. His particular qualities would be integrity – always focusing on the client’s needs rather than grandstanding for optics – transparency and honesty about fees and timelines, and availability.

Commercial and solution focused. Practical advice that you can clearly implement.

Key clients



Paddy Power Betfair plc (now Flutter Entertainment plc)


Genomics Medicine Ireland

Egis Road and Tunnel


Viridian Group

Trinity College Dublin

Aer Lingus

Dispute resolution Tier 1

Arthur Cox's 'excellent' team has a strong reputation for handling complex, high-value, and often cross-border disputes, as well as acting in statutory and non-statutory investigations. The practice's domestic and international client base includes leading corporates, financial institutions and state bodies. Practice head Andrew Lenny is particularly active in high-profile competition and procurement disputes. The team also includes Eve Mulconry, who specialises in litigation in the financial services sector, such as debt recovery and enforcement cases; Conor McDonnell, whose areas of experience include shareholder and banking disputes and professional negligence claims; and 'pre-eminent litigation partner' Isabel Foley, who specialises in product liability matters.

Practice head(s):

Andy Lenny


Excellent partners and team. Highly intelligent. Extraordinary dedication and commitment. Excellent strategic and tactical advice.

The team stand out for their intelligence, competence, professionalism, market and industry knowledge, commercial good sense and dedication.’

As a top tier firm, Arthur Cox possess all of the elements necessary to handle the more serious legal problems in Ireland.

Isabel Foley is a pre-eminent litigation partner. She is the person I would turn to first in any legal emergency, confident that her wide and deep experience and professional qualities are equal to any legal crisis.

Key clients


Aer Lingus

Bank of Ireland

Bank of New York Mellon

Blackrock Hospital Limited

Bord na Mona

Boston College

Central Bank of Ireland

Child and Family Agency



CRH plc




Dunnes Stores



Hibernia REIT

Irish Cement

Irish Life

Irish Water

JTI Ireland Limited

KBC Bank plc

Kennedy Wilson


Lloyds/Bank of Scotland



Musgrave Group plc

Ulster Bank

Employment Tier 1

The 'exceptionally experienced' team at Arthur Cox's employer-side practice handles the full spectrum of work in the space, including advising on mergers and acquisitions, trade union disputes, disciplinary action, and sexual harassment cases. The team is led by Séamus Given, whose 'knowledge and experience of the sector is second to none'. Other lawyers to note include Louise O’Byrne, who 'combines a superb legal brain with commercial and practical focus',  and Kevin Langford, who is 'always very considered in his advice'. Cían Beecher acted for the Irish Blood Transfusion Service in high-profile litigation and is 'a lawyer that you want in your corner for major issues'.

Practice head(s):

Séamus Given


‘The employment team is excellent, they provide clear and concise advise in a timely fashion.’

‘The team is exceptionally experienced in all elements of employment law, and offers practical, on-point advice from a holistic perspective.’

‘Louise O’Byrne combines a superb legal brain with commercial and practical focus. Highly responsive to client needs. I would recommend Louise without reservation.’

‘The team led by Seamus Given is exceptional. The knowledge and experience Seamus has of the sector is second to none.’

‘Kevin Langford is the partner who I deal with most. Kevin is always very considered in his advice. Kevin and I will discuss issues through, reflecting on all the angles before arriving at a final decision. In that process, I am always confident that the legal advice aspect is solid. I also deal with Rachel Barry, who has demonstrated an excellent command of Brexit legal issues in particular.’

‘Seamus Given is always available to address issues in an assured and effective manner.’

‘I would highly recommend Cian Beecher. His commercial and strategic acumen proved invaluable in dealing with a highly complex and challenging matter. He is a lawyer that you want in your corner for major issues.’

Key clients

Musgrave Group

Aer Lingus

Premier Lotteries Ireland

Ervia/Gas Networks Ireland/Irish Water/Bord Gáis Energy/Centrica/Brookfield



Bank of Ireland

Energy and natural resources Tier 1

The 'phenomenal' energy and natural resources team at Arthur Cox has vast experience handling energy regulation, M&A, project finance, conventional power, renewable energy, upstream petroleum, downstream gas and energy disputes. The 'approachable and pragmatic' Alex McLean leads the team and specialises in infrastructure and construction with an energy aspect. He also has a strong regulatory background and is widely regarded as 'the leading expert in his field of expertise'. Senior associate Niamh McGovern is another name to note at the firm, with strength in the renewable energy sector.

Practice head(s):

Alex McLean


The Arthur Cox energy and natural resources team is phenomenal in every respect.

The lawyers involved have incredible experience and knowledge in the energy sector.

Extremely responsive to clients, work as part of the client’s project team.

The Energy and Natural Resources team of Arthur Cox offer more than pure legal advice and can be relied on for sound judgement and experience in resolving difficult issues.

Alex McLean has such an in-depth experience of the European energy market and the length and breadth of his knowledge of complex renewable energy matters is astonishing.

Alex McLean is the leading expert in his field of expertise. He is always available to offer his advice on complex legal issues and he is very approachable and pragmatic in his approach.

Nicole Ridge is a fantastic lawyer. She remains calm under pressure and her ability to independently, quickly and accurately assess legal, practical and business risks is second to none.

Alex McLean- approachable, pragmatic.

Charlotte Upton- excellent work ethic.

Nicole Ridge- great attention to detail.

Alex McLean’s judgement is unparalleled in the Irish energy field and he can be relied on to find solutions to difficult matters.

Key clients




Bord na Mona



Hamburg Commercial Bank


Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment

Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government

Lumcloon Energy



EU and competition Tier 1

The 'excellent' team at Arthur Cox counts major Irish plcs, multinationals, and government departments and agencies among its clients. It has longstanding experience advising on competition investigations and dawn raids, as well as merger control, state aid and the competition aspects of commercial agreements, and has handled high-profile competition litigation, including follow-on actions for damages. Practice head Richard Ryan is representing clients in all of the major ongoing investigations by the European Commission and the CCPC. The recently promoted Patrick Horan, who is 'a standout performer in the Irish market', is also a key contact. Florence Loric departed for an in-house role at ComReg.

Practice head(s):

Richard Ryan


Patrick Horan is tremendous to work with and the best competition lawyer we have worked with across Europe. His grasp of niche economic business matters with the law made us feel very comfortable.

This team has taken so much complexity out of the deal and made our lives far easier than I have ever experienced before.

Patrick Horan is exceptionally organised, hugely articulate and possesses the deep domain experience required to untangle the critical issues in a complex merger case. With Patrick, you get far more wisdom and experience than should make sense for his age.

Excellent. Professional advice based on a thorough understanding of the law and our business.

Highly intelligent, competent, personable individuals who are dedicated to providing timely, comprehensive advice.

Patrick Horan and Richard Ryan are both excellent lawyers.

Patrick Horan is a standout performer in the Irish market. He has a very strong understanding of the rules and is very commercially minded. He has a deep understanding of our business and is a pleasure to work with.

Key clients

CRH plc

Irish Cement Limited

Roadstone Limited

Kennedy Wilson Europe

LN-Gaiety Holdings

Allied Irish Banks plc

Department of Finance

National Treasury Management Agency

Paddy Power Betfair plc (t/a Flutter)

Aer Lingus

Applegreen plc

Mediahuis NV


LacPatrick Cooperative Society Limited

Insurance Ireland

MCD Productions

Volvo and Renault Trucks

Total Produce plc


Glanbia plc


Sports Direct International


Thermo Fisher Scientific

Granahan McCourt

Green REIT plc

Healthcare and life sciences Tier 1

Arthur Cox has a 'broad spectrum of expertise' across the life sciences and healthcare sectors, with clients including pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech companies, hospitals, state healthcare agencies and health insurers. Colin Kavanagh leads the life sciences side of the practice and has extensive experience in advising on corporate transactions, including M&A, investments, and reorganisations and redevelopments, in the sector. On the healthcare side, the team is active in handling disputes and statutory inquiries, and advising on the regulation, funding and closure of healthcare services. Joanelle O’Cleirigh has a strong reputation for acting for regulators in hearings and inquiries, as well as handling medical negligence and product liability claims.

Practice head(s):

Joanelle O’Cleirigh; Colin Kavanagh


Broad spectrum of expertise covering all aspects of our activities. Clear, concise advice. Highly responsive. Strong leadership and support given in the management of often difficult cases.

The individuals are highly qualified with a very broad range of expertise. They have gained a particular understanding of our values and the work that we do and their advice and support is always provided in a context that is relevant to our work.

Always a pleasure to work with the genial Colin Kavanagh.

Key clients

Becton Dickinson/C.R. Bard

Blackrock Hospital Limited

Boehringer Ingelheim

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Ltd

Daiichi Sankyo

Emergent BioSolutions

Gilead Sciences

LEO Pharma




Orion Corporation


Shire plc/Takeda

St. Vincent’s Centre

St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group DAC


Information technology Tier 1

The 'technically strong' team at Arthur Cox advises leading domestic and international technology and financial services companies and public bodies on contentious and non-contentious matters in the technology sector. Key areas of expertise include contracts, such as IT procurements and outsourcings; transactions such as fundraisings and joint ventures; technology sector disputes; and data protection. Practice head Rob Corbet has expertise in innovative technology, while other key contacts include the 'excellent' Colin Rooney, who advises on IT agreements and disputes, and Pearse Ryan, who specialises in outsourcing and projects.

Practice head(s):

Rob Corbet


Very technically strong and always pragmatic

Hardworking, committed, fair, technically very good.

Colin Rooney is excellent.

Key clients



Flutter Entertainment plc (previously Paddy Power Betfair plc)


Genomics Medicine Ireland

Egis Road and Tunnel


Viridian Group

Trinity College Dublin

Aer Lingus

Openmind Networks

Insolvency and corporate restructuring Tier 1

Headed by the 'vastly experienced and universally respected' William Day, Arthur Cox's restructuring and insolvency practice is involved in several of Ireland's most high-profile matters in this space. In 2019, it acted for Merced Capital on the restructuring of Ballantyne Re, one of the most complex restructurings of the year. The firm also has close ties to Grant Thornton, representing it in a number of liquidations and examinerships. The team's 'strong bench of high-quality, innovative, commercially focused, "can do" lawyers' also includes John Donald, and associates Frances Flynn and Philippa Pierse.

Practice head(s):

William Day


‘As a team, they are practical, commercial and available. They are very easy to work with and give you great confidence – not afraid to roll up the sleeves.’

‘A strong bench of high quality, innovative, commercially focused, “can do” lawyers sets them apart from the competition.’

‘The practice has very considerable depth of knowledge and experience that is enormously helpful in ensuring a whole project impact is provided/addressed by the Arthur Cox team.’

‘Willie Day is definitely the “go-to” solicitor for insolvency matters. He is both commercial and approachable and it is great to have him by your side in a difficult situation.’

‘The vastly experienced and universally respected Willie Day is the “go-to” Dublin lawyer for complex cross-border restructurings. Laser focused on delivering solutions, this is the guy you want in your corner when the going gets tough.’

‘I find the individual team members that represent our interests within Arthur Cox are extremely competent, experienced, knowledgeable, very well networked and very importantly client focused and responsive.’

Key clients

Merced Capital

Grant Thornton

Arcadia Group


Central Bank of Ireland

Patrick Horkan



UBS Real Estate Securities

Insurance Tier 1

Arthur Cox's insurance practice advises companies on complex matters including M&A, reorganisations, and establishment of insurers and reinsurers. Many of these transactions have cross-border aspects, and the firm is also active in contentious work. Jennifer McCarthy, who has 'extensive understanding of insurance market practice' heads the practice. David O’Donohoe is an experienced litigator and Joanelle O’Cleirigh is also active in the defense of insurers. Michael Twomey is another name to note. Former practice head Elizabeth Bothwell, who is 'genuinely top-notch at both M&A and insurance regulation' remains active in the team.

Practice head(s):

Jennifer McCarthy


‘The team are very responsive and approachable. They are happy to take an unscheduled call to run through a query which is very helpful. They have up to date knowledge and a pragmatic approach.’

‘Reliable and timely advices delivered in concise manner. Always pleasantly surprised by their understanding of how operations work in practice.’

‘I work mostly with Elizabeth Bothwell who always makes herself available and who is very clear and concise when providing any advice. Elizabeth will treat the most basic of questions with her full attention and no question is too silly to ask. She is very personable and approachable for someone at her level in the firm.’

‘Jennifer McCarthy is approachable, practical and knowledgeable. Jennifer makes you feel like you are her most valued client every time.’

‘The team are very responsive and approachable. They are happy to take an unscheduled call to run through a query which is very helpful. They have up to date knowledge and a pragmatic approach.’

‘Elizabeth Bothwell is genuinely top-notch at both M&A and insurance regulation, which is actually a very rare combination. Often runs rings around the big name firms based in London. She has a strong understanding of how insurance reg will impact M&A structures and how to navigate M&A hot spots with the regulator. She seems to have an instinctive understanding of the legal risk tolerance of re/insurers. Always reliable on our large strategic projects.’

‘Jennifer McCarthy is an excellent insurance regulatory lawyer. Particularly skilled at translating legal and regulatory advice into practical action which satisfies our internal risk tolerances. Really extensive understanding of insurance market practice and regulator perspectives, which is the insight we really approach her for. Insight and execution in the same partner are a great combination.’

‘They have really top-notch M&A capability and insurance reg capability – not all firms genuinely cover both bases. They take time to understand our deal structures and their implications. Arthur Cox genuinely add value on our transactions. A very responsive team, and they work really easily with our other advisers. Surprisingly efficient on costs given the quality and responsiveness of the team.’

Key clients

Swiss Re




Old Mutual



New Ireland Assurance

Rothesay Life

Fortegra Insurance Group

Investment funds Tier 1

The 'exceptional' team at Arthur Cox has been particularly active advising UK-based investment managers on the migration of their UCITS management companies to Ireland, as well as assisting with the establishment of Irish-domiciled funds. Other areas of expertise include advising on the conversion of EU money market funds to comply with new requirements. The team has also added a number of leading global asset managers to its strong client base. Kevin Murphy, who is experienced in the establishment, structuring and offering of investment funds, leads the practice jointly with Tara O’Reilly, who has notable expertise in exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The seven-partner team also includes Cormac Commins; Ian Dillon, who specialises in alternative investments; the 'excellent' Dara Harrington; and the 'highly regarded' Sarah Cunniff. Newly promoted partner Siobhán McBean has experience in domestic and cross-border fund mergers.

Practice head(s):

Kevin Murphy; Tara O’Reilly

Other key lawyers:

Siobhan McBean


Arthur Cox’s investment funds group represents a broad range of the Irish funds industry, which has translated to a unique ability to provide perspective on trends and best practices. They understand the business concerns of their clients and their legal advice is actionable and efficient.

Dara Harrington is always reachable and his advice is thorough and actionable. He is among the best lawyers that I work with.

The team’s responsiveness and industry knowledge are top-notch. They provide practical legal guidance, not just black letter law.

Sarah Cunniff makes us feel like we are her only client. She is always available and has invested in the relationship.

The team at Arthur Cox has been exceptional since our first meeting. After 12 years, we still have nothing but great things to say. All of the lawyers on the team are more than willing to work the extra hours to keep up with our business plans.

The team from partners to associates are highly qualified lawyers with expertise in their field but they also have a healthy level of practical business sense which is often difficult to get with prestigious law firms.

We hold Sarah Cunniff in the highest regard. She is exceptional and always willing to go the extra mile for us.

Associates Sarah O’Sullivan and Rachel O’Malley are notable members of the team.

Very knowledgable, strong cross-team interaction, prompt service.

Dara Harrington provides excellent service, and he has vast knowledge and a dedicated, pleasant manner in dealing with clients.

Arthur Cox and, in particular, Dara Harrington give us exactly what we’re looking for. Great counsel and very responsive.

Dara Harrington has great insight, solves problems well and provides practical and commercial advice. He knows what’s going on in the industry and keeps me well informed.

Associate Andrew O’Connor is one of the hardest working lawyers I’ve ever met. On top of that, he’s one of the nicest people you could ever deal with.

Arthur Cox has the deepest bench of senior expertise in the market and I find their associate team excellent also.

Ian Dillon is exceptional. His industry knowledge, coming from a place of extensive experience both in practice and industry, and in multiple jurisdictions, is excellent and I always find I get the solution in need, not just an analysis that leaves me working out the direction for myself.

Key clients

Allianz Global Investors


Antarctica Asset Management


Bank of Montreal (BMO)



Channel Capital


Cohen & Steers

Colchester Global Investors

Delaware Investments

Dimensional Fund Advisors

Dodge & Cox


Federated Investors

First Trust Advisors

Global Thematic Partners

Goldman Sachs

Gramercy Asset Management

Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC

Gulf International Bank

Industrial and Commerce Bank of China Limited (ICBC)


Janus Henderson


Legg Mason

Los Angeles Capital





Oak Hill Advisors

Oasis Asset Management


Platinum Asset Management

Poste Vita

Shenkman Capital

State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)

Stone Harbor Investment Partners


Western Asset

Media and entertainment Tier 1

Arthur Cox handles contentious and non-contentious matters across the media and entertainment sector, including defamation proceedings; broadcasting regulation; music, film and TV production; and advertising and sponsorship agreements. The team also advises on M&A and other corporate matters in the media sector. Clients include broadcasters, production companies, publishers and large online companies. Colin Kavanagh advises on commercial, regulatory and IP matters in the media industry, while Gavin Woods heads the contentious side of the practice and is active in defamation cases and other technology and media-related disputes.

Practice head(s):

Colin Kavanagh; Gavin Woods

Key clients

Center Parcs

Coolmore Stud

IAC Search & Media


The Chester Beatty Library

Trinity College Dublin

Wireless Group plc


6 Nations Rugby


Pensions and employee benefits Tier 1

Arthur Cox's team handles the full spectrum of matters and works with its offices in Belfast and London to handle cross-border matters. In 2019 the firm was particularly active in work involving defined pension schemes and master trusts, as well as advising clients on the implications of the Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORP II) directive. The practice is led by Philip Smith, who is qualified to practice in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Of counsel Sarah McCague and associate Daniel Watters are other names to note. Catherine Austin left the firm.

Practice head(s):

Philip Smith


‘Their strengths are their knowledge of the industry, expertise in their field, keeping up to date with emerging topics/issues and are quick to advise on them. They are proactive in bringing important issues to the table. They have good engagement with the company and the Trustees and are responsive, professional, and pragmatic in approach.’

‘They demonstrate a good knowledge of the law. They are responsive and there’s never a delay in responding to queries – they always seem to be available and respond quickly to requests. The associate we work with is very competent which gives a sense of comfort of not been overly reliant on one person.’

‘We have some very complex issues and have always found their advice to be very pragmatic, helpful, clear and commercial. I would recommend them to any trustee board or company.’

‘The trustee uses Arthur Cox’s pensions team, comprising Philip Smith and senior associate Sarah McCague, on legal and member matters pertaining to the scheme. They are ably supported by the wider pensions team. The key requirement is to provide clear and pragmatic advice which focuses on clear and commercial solutions, often on highly complex and historical issues which arise in a scheme such as ours, in a timely manner.  The importance of this service is highly valued.’

Key clients


Construction Industry Federation

RTÉ (Trustees)


Trustees of the AccBank pension scheme

Ervia / Irish Water


Trinity College

Planning and environment Tier 1

Arthur Cox is widely recognised as one of the leading firms in the environment and planning field, with a practice that is ‘second to none’. Practice head Deborah Spence is an ‘impressive planning and environment lawyer’. She advised Facebook on the expansion of its existing data centre in Clonee and acted for Kilsaran Concrete as the notice party in two sets of judicial review proceedings challenging the grant of substitute consent and permission to further develop its quarry at Bellewstown. Consultant Yvonne Scannell, who is ‘a genius’, and the ‘extremely pragmaticDanielle Conaghan assisted Irish Water with a number of critical water and waste water projects.

Practice head(s):

Deborah Spence


‘The Arthur Cox Planning and Environment Team are second to none.’

‘I would characterise my experience of working with this practice as very constructive, supportive and positive, leading to much improved understanding of client position on often complex contractual and regulatory issues.’

‘The team has a depth of expertise in the area that sets it apart from other firms.  The verbal and written advice they provide is to a very high standard and is well constructed and accessible. They are willing to spend time exploring the particular business context of the legal advice sought and to give clear opinions on the risks of pursuing different strategies.’

‘The Arthur Cox Planning and Environmental team would always be my first point of call for any legal issues. They posses a very broad knowledge of all environmental issues.’

‘The Arthur Cox Planning and Environment team provide an excellent service that is recognised for their knowledge, vast experience and customer-centred approach.’

‘The quality of legal advice on completely diverse sets of circumstances and the fact that this advice is consistently on the mark.’

‘As a client, I am given the impression that Arthur Cox is enthusiastic about handling my query from the first phone call to the last.’

Projects and PPP Tier 1

Arthur Cox's projects and PPP team advises on some of the largest infrastructure projects in Ireland. Testament to this was the firm's advice to National Broadband Ireland on the largest infrastructure concession ever tendered in Ireland and its assistance to Intel with the planned expansion of its Leixlip site. Clients include contractors, state bodies, banks, and large corporations. On the project finance side, it has been kept busy handling large-scale project refinancings. The combined infrastructure, construction, and utilities group is led by Alex McLean, who is highly experienced in energy projects. Aaron Boyle is particularly active in procurement, PPP/PFI and project finance and Karen Killoran is also noted. Senior associate Niamh McGovernacts across energy, construction and projects.

Practice head(s):

Alex McLean


‘Our relationship with the practice goes back over 12 years. This has resulted in the practice having an in-depth understanding of our business, our clients and our customers. With consistency of partner throughout and consistency of associates during projects it allows us and often our clients to comfortably rely on the advice provided. Very often the professional legal relationships between contractor and client can become adversarial. The approach of Arthur Cox has always been to seek favourable resolution in a business-like manner.’

‘Our dedicated partner of twelve years understands our business, our need for swift response. He selects associates of the highest calibre to support our projects and refers us to other partners where we need specialist advice. In those twelve years we have never been let down. We have successfully won and retained contractual services with our clients and that was down the calibre and performance of people at Arthur Cox providing high quality professional advice and guidance throughout.’

Key clients

National Broadband Ireland

Spencer Dock Convention Centre




Iarnród Éireann

Coillte Teoranta (Irish Forestry Board)

Bord na Mona

Public sector Tier 1

Arthur Cox's 'knowledgeable' team has a strong track record for representing regulatory bodies in statutory investigations. It has particular expertise in the healthcare sector, where clients include the Health Service Executive, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland and the Mental Health Commission. Other areas of strength include the education sector, where the team advises a number of universities on their statutory functions, and significant infrastructure projects. Practice head Joanelle O’Cleirigh has extensive experience representing state entities in public inquiries, while Aaron Boyle specialises in procurement and infrastructure and Alex McLean has notable expertise in energy sector projects. Senior associate Kate O’Donohoe is also recommended for her advice to statutory bodies.

Practice head(s):

Joanelle O’Cleirigh


They are very knowledgeable in different areas of law, have great attention to detail and are always available for a consult. They are definite in their advice and never ambiguous.

They are very assured in their subject area. You feel confident with the advice you have received and the response time is very good.

Key clients



Daa Plc

Bord na Móna

Child & Family Agency (Tusla)

Irish Blood Transfusion Service


Cork County Council

Bord Iascaigh Mhara

Central Bank of Ireland

Irish Water

Minister for Finance

National Treasury Management Agency

Office of Public Works

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

Mental Health Commission

Dental Council

House Building Finance Ireland

Land Development Agency

Trinity College Dublin

Irish Rail

Real estate Tier 1

The 'second to none' real estate team at Arthur Cox is a popular choice for some of the largest and most innovative commercial property transactions in Ireland, including the most substantial development projects progressing in the country today. The team works alongside the commercial property team in Northern Ireland to assist with cross-boarder real estate transactions, and is also able to leverage the strength of the firm's tax, finance and corporate practices. Described by one client as 'one of the most talented real estate attorneys our company has ever worked with', Deirdre Barrett is a key name to note; she specialises in investment acquisitions and disposals. Other key members of the team include practice head Kenneth EganDeirdre Sheehan and Simon Hannigan.

Practice head(s):

Kenneth Egan

Other key lawyers:


The Arthur Cox Real Estate Team is second to none. They possess a deep legal understanding of complex issues and they have incredible business acumen.

The Arthur Cox Real Estate team is one of the strongest I have worked with in both the US and Europe.

Excellent, knowledgeable commercial responsive team.

An experienced team with more depth than any other practice in Dublin.

We enjoy working with Arthur Cox, who provide us with high quality advice that is thought through.

Leaders in their field.

Simon Hannigan has such an in-depth experience of the Irish commercial property market and the length and breadth of his knowledge of complex legal matters is astonishing.

Deirdre Barrett is one of the most talented real estate attorneys our firm has ever worked with. She is like an encyclopedia of real estate and has seen it all!

Simon Hannigan is an excellent organiser and has an acute sense of the commercial elements of a transaction.

Deirdre Barrett – we consider her the best property lawyer in town.

Karen Kiloran – excellent industry knowledge and ability to resolve complex problems in a fast and efficient manner.

Key clients

Facebook, Inc.

Ronan Group Real Estate

Hibernian REIT

Kennedy Wilson

Green REIT plc


Spear Street Capital

Hines Real Estate Ireland


Saco Property Group



Tetrach Capital Mid-West Holdings

Cantor Fitzgerald

Tax Tier 1

Arthur Cox acts for international banks, government bodies and multinational public companies, with particular expertise in advising US-listed Irish companies. Corporate transactions, including cross-border M&A and corporate migrations, are a key area of work, as well as tax disputes and the acquisition and disposal of Irish commercial real estate portfolios. The practice has also been highly active advising on CLO, CMBS and RMBS deals. The team is led by Fintan Clancy, who has extensive experience advising on the tax aspects of corporate transactions. Caroline Devlin has expertise in advising Asian clients on establishing in Ireland; Ailish Finnerty has a notable US client base and is experienced in intangibles planning; and recently promoted partner David Kilty has expertise in international M&A and innovative finance structures.

Practice head(s):

Fintan Clancy

Key clients

Eaton Corporation plc

Blackstone GSO

Allergan plc

Ingersoll Rand


Lone Star

Bank of America/Merrill Lynch


Citibank plc

Asset finance Tier 2

Arthur Cox's team expanded significantly in January 2019 with the arrival of practice co-chair Rob Murphy, who was previously COO and general counsel at CBD Aviation, and the 'fantastic' Laura Cunningham, who joined from Milbank's London office. The team predominantly acts for lessors in the aviation sector - and has been particularly active advising Chinese aircraft leasing companies on the establishment and operation of Irish leasing platforms - but also counts major financial institutions and airlines among its clients. 'Excellent' practice co-chair Caroline Devlin draws on her extensive taxation expertise in aviation transactions.

Practice head(s):

Caroline Devlin; Rob Murphy


They have a great expertise in tax, corporate and finance which makes them very agile in assisting us with structuring transactions.

Caroline Devlin is an excellent professional. She has a strong cross-border expertise which makes her and her team the best entry point to organise a cross-border legal and tax team for our joint clients’ interests.

Arthur Cox is best for all technical and transverse matters.

Full commitment, excellent expertise, strong availability.

Extremely responsive. This team also takes a very practical and user-friendly approach.

Caroline Devlin is very pleasant to work with. She is practical and helps solve issues. She and her team are very responsive.

Laura Cunningham and the team have done a great job on a difficult transaction with us this year, and have shown strength and flexibilty at all times.

Laura Cunningham is a fantastic lawyer. She commits herself to any given deal and works tirelessly until the transaction is brought to a successful close.

Laura Cunningham is very knowledgeable and capable.

Highly responsive and flexible. Adaptive to Asian clients’ needs from different time zones.

Caroline Devlin is an amazing lawyer and most pleasant to work with.

Key clients

Abbey International Finance Limited

Aer Lingus


Bank of Communications

China Construction Bank (CCB)

China Merchant Bank


British Airways

GA Telesis LLC

Intellectual property Tier 2

Arthur Cox‘s intellectual property team recently widened its scope and relaunched its trade mark filling practice, while it also continues to be well known for handling IP advisory and disputes matters and assisting with tax-efficient IP structures. The team is led by Rob Corbet and newly promoted partner Olivia Mullooly, who is valued by clients for her 'great negotiation and communication skills'. Gavin Woods is an experienced litigator, who recently acted for Coolmore Stud in an action to prevent the publication of a book by a former employee. Isabel Foley is another key contact; she represented Dunnes Stores before the Supreme Court in a novel case related to comparative advertising.

Practice head(s):

Olivia Mullooly; Rob Corbet


‘I work with Olivia Mullooly on any trade mark issues of my clients in Ireland. Olivia has great negotiation and communication skills. Olivia provides the same high standard that you expect when you work with the gold and silver circle firms in London.’

Key clients

Memjet Technology

Trinity College Dublin

Origin Enterprises plc


Foundry Innovation and Research 1

Dunnes Stores


Facebook Ireland

Johnson & Johnson

Telecoms Tier 2

Arthur Cox recently advised on several significant M&A transactions in the telecoms sector in Ireland, and has expertise in other transactional work, including network sharing arrangements and joint ventures and financing and restructuring deals. The team also advises on major telecoms infrastructure projects; competition matters in the sector, such as merger control and state aid; and compliance issues and appeals against decisions by the regulator. Practice head Patrick Horan advises on competition and regulatory matters, Connor Manning specialises in corporate transactions in the telecoms sector and Aaron Boyle has extensive expertise in infrastructure projects. Florence Loric departed for an in-house role at ComReg.

Practice head(s):

Patrick Horan

Key clients


Granahan McCourt

National Broadband Ireland

Brookfield Asset Management Inc.

Transport Tier 2

Arthur Cox has an extensive offering in the transport sector, handling regulation, leasing, transactions and litigation. The practice is headed by the  'excellent' Aaron BoyleCaroline Devlin, who 'always gives quick and helpful advice', and Kathleen Garrett who are all partners. The practice has been especially active in aviation leasing in the last year, with Rob Murphy and Laura Cunningham key names in the space. In one highlight, the firm is advising daa plc on all aspects of the development of a second runway at Dublin airport.

Practice head(s):

Aaron Boyle; Caroline Devlin; Kathleen Garrett

Other key lawyers:

Rob Murphy; Laura Cunningham; Niamh McGovern; Charlotte Upton; Laura Cawley


‘The approach of A.Cox has always been to seek favourable resolution in a business-like manner.’

‘Caroline Devin – energetic, always gives quick and helpful advice, can consider both legally and commercially.’

‘Aaron Boyle was the lead partner for the project and he was excellent. Special mention needs to be made of the associate, Niamh McGovern, because she was exceptional. I would be more than happy to instruct them again.’

Key clients

daa plc

Aer Lingus


Applegreen plc

Bank of Ireland

Irish Rail

Celtic Roads Group

M50 Concessions

European Investment Bank

BNP Paribas


Bank of Communications

China Construction Bank (CCB)

China Merchant Bank

GA Telesis LLC

White-collar crime Tier 2

The 'excellent' team at Arthur Cox is active in the commercial and corporate sphere, advising on shareholder and boardroom disputes and investigations. The team also has extensive experience in high-profile statutory inquiries across a range of sectors, and international investigations involving regulatory authorities in the US and the EU. The practice is led by Joanelle O’Cleirigh, who has a strong reputation for representing clients in public inquiries; Greg Glynn, who has extensive experience in investigations by foreign regulators; and Richard Willis, whose practice covers internal, regulatory and financial crime investigations. Deirdre O’Mahony is also noted for her expertise in regulatory investigations in the financial sector.

Practice head(s):

Greg Glynn; Joanelle O’Cleirigh; Richard Willis


Arthur Cox have outstanding expertise and capabilities in dealing with white-collar crime matters.

Solutions are presented with a holistic approach in mind and in a clear and concise manner, with a focus in seeking an optimal solution to an identified issue or problem.

Excellent, professional, highly intelligent and dedicated team which delivers the highest standard of advice.

The team stand out for their intelligence, competence, dedication and commercial good sense. They are personable and clear communicators.’

The main strength for us is the manner in which the various departments inter-relate seamlessly when the need arises.

Joanelle O’Cleirigh in particular stands out for her availability. The team’s commitment to offer us the best possible service is evident in all our dealings with them.

Key clients

Island Capital Management Services Limited

Eurotoaz Ltd


Deloitte Ireland LLP

The firm: Arthur Cox is one of Ireland’s leading law firms. We are an “all-island” firm with offices in Dublin and Belfast. We also have offices in London, New York and San Francisco. Our practice encompasses all aspects of corporate and business law.

With over 500 legal staff and a total headcount of over 850, we provide a comprehensive service to an international client base ranging from multinational organisations, banks and financial institutions and established global leaders to government agencies and new players in emerging industry sectors.

Our story has been defined by our progressive outlook. For 100 years, we have led the way in the legal field in Ireland, and have continuously worked to strive towards our goals. For our clients, we work to deliver the best service and support. With an independent, entrepreneurial spirit of innovation leading the way.

Areas of practice: Recognised as having the largest and most innovative corporate and finance practices in Ireland, the firm’s experience is unsurpassed. A dynamic player in Irish business and law, Arthur Cox has participated in the most important business and financial transactions involving Ireland.

The firm delivers the full range of services which apply to corporate transactions, working with multi-disciplinary teams of lawyers from its specialist groups ensuring a quality, multi-faceted and seamless service for clients.

Arthur Cox’s services include: asset management and investment funds; banking and other lending transactions; commercial property; competition and regulated markets; construction and engineering; corporate (featuring corporate restructuring and insolvency); cyber security; debt capital markets; employment; environment and planning; financial regulation; fintech; food and drink; infrastructure, construction and utilities; insurance and reinsurance; intellectual property; international/FDI; life sciences; litigation and dispute resolution; media and telecommunications; pensions and employee benefits; public law; renewables, energy and natural resources; sports law; tax; and technology and innovation.

Department Name Email Telephone
Mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance Ciarán Bolger
Mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance Geoff Moore
Mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance Stephen Ranalow
Corporate and commercial Brian O'Gorman
Corporate and commercial Maura McLaughlin
Corporate and commercial John Matson
Taxation Caroline Devlin
Taxation Fintan Clancy
Taxation Ailish Finnerty
Banking Orla O'Connor
Banking Ultan Shannon
Banking Kevin Lynch
Financial regulatory Robert Cain
Derivatives Phil Cody
Inward investment John Menton
Inward investment John Matson
Inward investment Phil Cody
Asset management and investment funds Kevin Murphy
Asset management and investment funds Tara O'Reilly
Corporate restructuring and insolvency William Day
Corporate restructuring and insolvency John Donald
Energy and natural resources Alex McLean
Competition and regulated markets Richard Ryan
Technology John Menton
Technology Rob Corbet
Healthcare Joanelle O'Cleirigh
Project and asset finance Grainne Hennessy
Employee share schemes Stephen Hegarty
Employee share schemes Anne Corrigan
Media Colin Kavanagh
Media Gavin Woods
Listings Helen Berrill
Commercial property Kenneth Egan
Commercial property Deirdre Barrett
Commercial property Simon Hannigan
Arbitration Andy Lenny
Litigation and dispute resolution Andy Lenny
Litigation and dispute resolution Eve Mulconry
Litigation and dispute resolution Richard Willis
Professional negligence David O'Donohoe
Fintech Pearse Ryan
Fintech Robert Cain
Insurance Elizabeth Bothwell
Insurance Jennifer McCarthy
Food and drink Deborah Spence
Food and drink Danielle Conaghan
Employment and industrial relations Séamus Given
Employment and industrial relations Kevin Langford
Employment and industrial relations Cian Beecher
Employment and industrial relations Louise O'Byrne
Pensions Philip Smith
Capital markets Cormac Kissane
Capital markets Glenn Butt
Capital markets Aiden Small
Environment and planning Deborah Spence
Environment and planning Danielle Conaghan
Environment and planning Yvonne Scannell
Telecommunications Conor McDonnell
Intellectual property Rob Corbet
Intellectual property Gavin Woods
Life sciences Colin Kavanagh
Construction Niav O'Higgins
Construction Karen Killoran
Projects/PPP Alex McLean
Projects/PPP Aaron Boyle
Cyber security Gregory Glynn
Cyber security Pearse Ryan
Cyber security Joanelle O'Cleirigh
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