Tony McGovern > Eversheds Sutherland > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland

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Tony is a partner in the Corporate Department and heads up the Life Sciences Group in Eversheds Sutherland Ireland. He specialises in general corporate and commercial law, technology and intellectual property. He has a special interest in and knowledge of the Life Sciences and ICT sectors. In his career to date he has lead international teams in both the merger and demerger of Irish public companies, the listing of Irish life science and technology companies on exchanges in Dublin, London and New York as well as multiple M&A transactions over many years. On the commercial contracts side, Tony has vast experience on all areas of national and international contracts including distribution agreements, outsourcing agreements, licensing, co-development agreements, joint ventures, manufacturing agreements and partnership arrangements.
With more than twenty years of practice in the area Tony is a highly regarded lawyer with a wealth of experience. His experience of providing advice to the technology sector in Ireland has seen him involved in some of the most high profile and complex transactions in the sector.


Partner, Corporate

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Healthcare and life sciences

Noted for its ‘technical expertise in healthcare‘, Eversheds Sutherland has extensive experience acting for public sector healthcare organisations, primary care providers, nursing homes and private hospitals, as well as insurers. The team handles litigation and regulatory hearings, in addition to corporate, commercial and procurement matters. On the life sciences side, the practice advises on financing, M&A, corporate reorganisations, tech and IP work. Tony McGovern acts for multinationals and regulatory organisations in the life sciences sector, while Aisling Gannon – whose ‘technical knowledge is unsurpassed‘ – advises on disputes, risk management and regulatory compliance.