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MARLBOROUGH HOUSE, 30 VICTORIA STREET, BELFAST, BT1 3GG, NORTHERN IRELAND
Tel:
Work 028 9055 3300
Fax:
Fax 028 9055 0096
DX:
433 NR BELFAST 1
Email:
Web:
www.tughans.com

John McGuckian

Tel:
Work (0) 28 9055 3338
Email:
Tughans

Work Department

Corporate

Position

John has extensive experience in the Corporate legal sector, particularly in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, company/shareholder matters and private equity/venture capital investments. He regularly acts for both purchasers and vendors of companies and investors and investee companies.

Career

Partner, Tughans, Corporate March 2007 – Present;In-House Legal Advisor, Invest Northern Ireland (February 2013 – September 2013);Corporate Paralegal, Gilbert + Tobin (2006 – 2007) Sydney, Australia;Trainee Solicitor, Nabarro LLP (2004 – 2006)

Education

College of Law; LPC, Law, Chester (2002 – 2003);University of Manchester (1999 – 2002) LLB, Law;St Louis Grammar Ballymena (1992 – 1999)


Northern Ireland: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and M&A

Within: Next Generation Partners

John McGuckian - Tughans

Within: Corporate and M&A

Private equity transactions are a particular area of strength for Tughans, which has a high-profile client base including a number of investment funds and investee companies. The team also advises on M&A, corporate finance, joint ventures and corporate restructuring, with a focus on the technology, food and drinks, engineering and energy sectors. The 'excellentJohn-George Willis and James Donnelly lead the team, which also includes 'very capable' private equity practice head John McGuckian and the 'personable and practicalCiara Lagan.

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Northern Ireland: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Tughans counts a number of major Northern Irish companies and public sector bodies among its clients, and is particularly active advising local and international technology companies. The team advises on early-stage investment, M&A, outsourcing and infrastructure projects, and has particular expertise in procurement. Adrian O’Connell, who specialises in data protection and contract agreements, and Patrick Brown head the non-contentious and contentious sides of the practice, respectively. Ciara Lagan and John McGuckian advise on corporate transactions in the technology and telecoms spheres.

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