Mr Christopher McLaughlin > Arthur Cox > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Arthur Cox
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Work Department

Corporate & M&A


Chris is a partner in the Corporate and M&A Group.


Chris specialises in corporate finance, advising international and domestic listed, public and private companies on all aspects of company law, including on compliance and governance issues. He has extensive experience of advising on corporate migrations to Ireland, public takeovers and schemes of arrangement, ECM transactions and private equity.  Prior to joining the firm, Chris trained and worked in London, most recently in the London office of a leading US law firm.


BA (Hons), 1990, Balliol College, Oxford University CPE/LSF, 1993, College of Law, London; Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland, 2005; Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (non-practising) 1995.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

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 starMaeve Moran is also recommended.