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Trading places: Ireland and internationalisation

21-Sep-2015 | By Joanne Harris

The Irish legal sector is diversifying outside of its UK and US trade links and is now looking towards Asia and Europe to increase international work 

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Behind Ireland’s technology triumph

21-Sep-2015 | By Joanne Harris

There’s more than genial tax rates luring technology companies to Ireland.

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Ireland’s lawyers tell a tale of two economies


The country’s domestic economy is now in steady recovery.

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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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US and Irish firms line up on Pfizer and Allergan's $160bn merger

23-Nov-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

A host of US and Irish firms are taking the lead on Pfizer’s $160bn merger with pharmaceutical rival Allergan.

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Travers wins role on Hostelworld IPO alongside HSF

29-Oct-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Travers Smith has advised Hellman & Friedman portfolio company Hostelworld on its £177m listing on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE), with Herbert Smith Freehills and Irish firm McCann FitzGerald also working on the flotation. 


Arthur Cox, A&O and Freshfields lead on Betfair and Paddy Power's proposed £5bn merger

26-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Arthur Cox, Allen & Overy and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have won top roles on the latest proposed online betting merger between Betfair and Paddy Power. 

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Ireland: Section 110 companies and new reporting requirements download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 16-Nov-2015

All S.110 companies will be brought within the scope of quarterly reporting obligations. 

Stewardess sues airline for not providing a 'safe workplace' download subscription

Stewarts Law 13-Nov-2015

James Healy-Pratt, head of aviation at Stewarts Law, discussed a cabin crew member’s case against Aer Lingus on BBC 5live.

Ireland: AGM process for companies has been simplified download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 12-Nov-2015

LK Shields Solicitors outlines some of the more practical changes which your company may choose to take advantage of.

Changing the face of Irish employment law – The Workplace Relations Act 2015 download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 10-Nov-2015

The Workplace Relations Act 2015, which came into effect on 1 October 2015, is intended to dramatically reform the employment law landscape in Ireland. 

More opportunities in Irish financial services download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 3-Nov-2015

Act allows for non-EU investment funds to migrate to Ireland and be authorised.  

Ireland: new UCITS regulations download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 16-Oct-2015

The Central Bank of Ireland has published regulations that consolidate into one location all of the requirements that it imposes on UCITS, UCITS management companies and depositaries of UCITS.

Ireland: implications of the Companies Act for funds download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 9-Oct-2015

…and recommendations for their management companies.

Ireland: transition and conversion under the Companies Act download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 1-Oct-2015

During the transition period all private limited companies must convert to a particular company type.