Ms Deirdre MacCarthy > Maples Group > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Maples Group

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Deirdre is a partner in Maples and Calder’s Corporate teamin the Maples Group’s Dublin office. She advises on a variety of corporate and commercial matters, including M&A, equity investments, shareholder arrangements, corporate restructuring and shareholder arrangements, and has experience in general corporate advisory matters, commercial contracts and cross-border corporate transactions.



Law Society of Ireland, Diploma in Applied Finance Law, 2004
Trinity College, Dublin, LLB, 2011

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Healthcare and life sciences

Maples Group advises a broad life sciences client base, which ranges from innovators to multinational pharmaceutical and medical device companies, on M&A, capital raisings, and commercial contracts and licensing. The team has also deepened its expertise in regulatory matters, advising on patient programmes and the authorisation, marketing and distribution of products, and in digital health matters. Practice head Deirdre MacCarthy is experienced in cross-border M&A, corporate governance and private equity transactions in the industry.

Ireland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Maples Group‘s ‘commercially practical‘ corporate team has extensive experience of advising technology companies and is also noted for its specialist expertise in the healthcare sector, acting on major domestic and cross-border M&A deals in these fields. The team also has significant strength in private equity transactions. The practice is jointly led by global head of corporate Edward Miller and Colm Rafferty, who is skilled in advising venture capital and private equity investors. Corporate finance specialist Patrick Quinlan and Deirdre MacCarthy, who regularly advises innovation-driven enterprises, are also recommended.