Mr Paul Egan > Mason Hayes & Curran LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP
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Corporate Department.


Paul is a Senior Counsel and is a former Chair of the Corporate Department. He practises primarily in public company transactions and corporate governance.

Paul is Chair of the Company Law Review Group (CLRG), the statutory body responsible for advising the Minister for Enterprise Trade and Employment on matters of company law.

He is a former member of the Irish Takeover Panel, as nominee of the Law Society of Ireland, 2012 to 2018 and a former member of the Irish Stock Exchange Listing and Rules Committees, 2005 to 2015.

Paul is author of several books on company law and securities law, including Irish Securities Law (Bloomsbury, 2021), European Union Securities Legislation (MHC, 6 editions 2004-2021), Irish Corporate Procedures (Jordans, 3 editions 1993-2007), contributor on securities law to Bloomsbury’s Companies Acts 1963 to 2012 (Bloomsbury, 2013), Ethics in the Public and Private Sector: the Legislation (MHC 2012).


Company Law Review Group; Law Society of Ireland, Council Member, 2011; Chairman, Task Force on Limited Liability Partnerships, 2004 – 2006; Institute of Directors; Irish Stock Exchange Equity, Debt and Investment Funds Listing Committees; Malta Stock Exchange, European Wholesale Securities Market, Admissions Committee.


University of Dublin; Trinity College (BA Mod), 1977; Université de Paris, Sorbonne, 1978.