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Republic of Ireland – Firms see green for go


How was 2014 for Irish firms? And how is 2015 shaping up?


Ireland: Lawyers wanted

15-Sep-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

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Ireland: Coming back strong

23-Jun-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

Property prices are rising again and this time Ireland’s lawyers are confident it is no bubble, while talk of an early wind-up for Nama hints at austerity’s end


Ireland: The American connection

20-Jan-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Inward investment to Ireland is rising, just the tonic for its law firms

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Arthur Cox and Kerman & Co advise on Applegreen's €70m IPO

29-May-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Arthur Cox and Kerman & Co are working with Dublin-based Applegreen, as the petrol forecourt retailer set out its intention to float on Aim and its Irish equivalent, the Enterprise Securities Market (ESM).

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Skadden and Ropes pick up lead roles on Endo's $8bn acquisition of rival Par

19-May-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Ropes & Gray have advised Endo International on its $8.05bn acquisition of rival Par Pharmaceutical Holdings. 

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A&L Goodbody's Julian Yarr: betting on the future video

8-May-2015 | By Joanne Harris

A&L Goodbody was the first Irish firm to win The Lawyer’s European Law Firm of the Year award. Managing partner Julian Yarr reveals how the firm’s attitude to innovation has led it to success.

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Central Bank’s Consumer Protection Code download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 28-May-2015

Who is a consumer? Are property investors entitled to the protections of the Central Bank’s Consumer Protection Code? Possibly, according to a review of recent case

Legal costs insurance in Ireland: de-risking litigation download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 20-May-2015

Court of Appeal confirms that ATE (‘after the event’) insurance is part of the Irish legal landscape.

The Investor Money Regulations and the Client Asset Regulations 2015: implications for investment funds and MiFID firms download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 28-Apr-2015

Breaches of the IMR or the CAR can attract various penalties.

Technology assisted review (TAR) approved by the Irish Courts download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 28-Apr-2015

In disclosure exercises, by using TAR, we can dramatically shrink the pool of documents to be searched, resulting in significant cost and time savings.

Think inside the Knowledge Development Box: IP tax breaks in Ireland download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 22-Apr-2015

The Knowledge Development Box is a corporation tax incentive for the development of IP, intended to attract foreign direct investment to Ireland.

The Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicles Act 2015: a guide download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 16-Mar-2015

ICAV is a new corporate vehicle designed for Irish investment funds and came into force on 12 March 2015.

Fast-track dispute resolution and Irish construction contracts download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 12-Mar-2015

Parties to a construction contract will be entitled to use the new fast-track statutory dispute resolution mechanism of Adjudication when the Construction Contracts Act comes into force.

Ireland: start-ups fuel economic recovery download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 10-Mar-2015

The Irish economy is recovering from the recession. A recent report from Grant Thornton has found that Ireland is one of the most optimistic economies for 2015, far ahead of the global average.