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Ronan Daly Jermyn

2 PARK PLACE, CITY GATE PARK, MAHON POINT, CORK, IRELAND
Tel:
Work +353 21 480 2700
Fax:
Fax +353 21 480 2790
Email:
Web:
www.rdj.ie
Cork, Dublin, Galway, London

Bryan McCarthy

Tel:
Work +353 1 6054203
Email:
Ronan Daly Jermyn

Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Technology and E-commerce, Banking and Finance, Commercial Contracts, Corporate Governance and Compliance.

Position

Bryan’s core areas of practice are corporate, commercial and finance. He has broad experience of advising across a number of jurisdictions on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, secured and unsecured financings and refinancings, and data protection.

Bryan leads Ronan Daly Jermyn’s Cyber and Data Protection Group, representing companies on a broad range of data management issues, including GDPR, cyber and data security, data breaches, data subject rights, international data transfers, due diligence in sales of corporate assets and compliance training.

Career

Prior to joining the firm, Bryan was Chief Legal Officer of IBRC. He was previously recognised by Legal Business as a Rising Star on its GC Power List and described as “very experienced and practical, with a truly in–depth knowledge of banking law and a good appreciation of the need for clear and prompt instructions”. Bryan was also endorsed as “proving himself robust in steering IBRC through a very difficult period of change and uncertainty” and that “one of his resounding achievements has been his management of internal matters at the bank following the special liquidation of IBRC in February 2013.”

Bryan joined Ronan Daly Jermyn as a partner in January 2015. In addition to his in-house experience, he was formerly with Maples and Calder in the Cayman Islands. Before that he worked for King & Wood Mallesons in London, Dentons in Australia and a large Irish corporate law firm.

Member

Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland.
Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales and Australia (New South Wales) and as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands (all non-practising).

Education

BCL (University College Dublin), Dip Bus Studies (University College Dublin).


Ireland

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Cork-based Brendan Cunningham and Thomas Fox head the 'rigorous' and 'commercial' team at Ronan Daly Jermyn, which has recently expanded its client base to include alternative lenders such as Relm Finance, Profunder and Capitalflow. The practice advises on real estate finance, corporate lending and loan portfolio sales, and is active in the hotels and university sectors. In Galway, Peter McGarvey and associate Marion Meehan are recommended; Bryan McCarthy and Evin McCarthy are key contacts in Dublin.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

The members of the Ronan Daly Jermyn team are 'strong as a unit and their various areas of expertise interact well together'. The practice is noted for its specialism in the technology and life sciences sectors; practice head Gillian Keating advised SensL Technologies on its sale to ON Semiconductor, and Diarmaid Gavin acted for Agilent Technologies on its acquisition of Luxcel Biosciences. Dublin-based Bryan McCarthy, the 'technically strong' JP Gilmartin, who is based in Galway, Sinéad Corcoran and newly promoted partner Sean O’Reilly are also noted. All partners are based in Cork unless otherwise noted.

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Information technology

Within: Information technology

Cork-based Gillian Keating leads the technology practice at Ronan Daly Jermyn; she and Diarmaid Gavin handled a number of M&A transactions in the technology sector, including acting for Irish company SensL Technologies on its sale to US-based ON Semiconductor. In Dublin, Bryan McCarthy heads the cyber and data protection team, advising on GDPR compliance, notification of breaches, data subject access requests and other issues.

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