Richard Curran > LK Shields Solicitors LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

LK Shields Solicitors LLP
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Work Department

Corporate and Commercial


Richard is Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department, having joined the firm as a Partner in 2005.  Richard practices in the areas of corporate finance and projects.

In corporate finance transactions, Richard has acted for both buyers and sellers in M&A transactions across all sectors as well as advising in private equity transactions and shareholder arrangements.  He also advises clients on the Takeover Rules.

In project finance transactions, Richard has experience of public private partnership (PPP) and other PFI-type transactions across several sectors, including healthcare (hospitals and primary care facilities), education (schools) and transport (rail and roads).

Richard began his career at another leading Dublin firm and recently spent five years working in London and Berlin with Hammonds, a leading UK law firm (now part of Squire Patton Boggs).

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Construction

LK Shields Solicitors LLP acts for a wide range of parties in the construction space, including developers, contractors and sub-contractors. The team advises on key documentation in the construction process, including design, supply, construction and installation contracts for a range of projects. In addition, the team assists corporations with the construction and fit out of office space. The practice also handles breach of contract disputes, representing developers and suppliers. The team is led by Richard Curran, and is supported by Jamie Ritchie and litigator Ian Lavelle.

Ireland > Projects and PPP

LK Shields Solicitors LLP advises on the construction of projects including care homes, manufacturing facilities and residential property, assisting developers and contractors with the drafting of contracts. Richard Curran leads the team, and Jamie Ritchie is also a key partner in this space.