Republic of Ireland


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


Ireland: Pharma’s market

23-Sep-2013 | By Joanne Harris

Two deals this year have propelled the Irish pharmaceuticals sector back into the spotlight


Ireland special report: Rebuilding site

24-Jun-2013 | By Joanne Harris

The spectacular collapse of the Irish property market dragged the whole economy down with it, but real estate is now back, spearheading a revival

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Green shoots

21-Jan-2013 | Updated: 1-Feb-2013 | By Joanne Harris

A new survey shows positivity is trickling back in to Ireland’s legal market as a recovering economy draws work their way, even in the notorious property sector

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Cleary and Wachtell lead as Medtronic buys Covidien for $43bn

16-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz, alongside Irish heavyweights A&L Goodbody and Arthur Cox, are leading on the mammoth $42.9bn (£25.3bn) merger of medical technology giants Medtronic and Covidien.

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Eversheds Europe: local knowledge in an international wrapper

14-May-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Eversheds has built up an extensive network of local European knowledge, which international chair Alan Murphy says will continue to grow.

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BLM boss: insurance is transforming and this firm is going global

9-May-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

BLM’s senior partner Mike Brown is intent on leading his insurance-focused firm into the big league.

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Republic of Ireland Briefings

Is ‘combination of features’ dead for unregistered Community design rights? download subscription

Shoosmiths 17-Jul-2014

A seven-year battle between Karen Millen and Dunnes Stores looks set to be nearing an end after the European Court of Justice ruled in favour of Karen Millen.

Time for a new home? Redomiciling businesses in UK and Ireland download subscription

Allen & Overy 16-Jul-2014

The high number of companies eyeing acquisitions or ventures that will allow them to redomicile their business in the UK and Ireland is a major theme of this report.

How to protect yourself when your IT service provider goes bust download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 16-Jun-2014

For most companies, losing access to their IT infrastructure, even for a short period, would spell disaster.

Merger of Three and O2 has been given the go-ahead, but subject to conditions download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 16-Jun-2014

The European Commission has cleared the proposed merger between Hutchison 3G (H3G) and Telefónica Ireland (O2 Ireland), subject to conditions.

Recent developments in state aid rules download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 16-Jun-2014

The recent developments in state aid rules represent an important step in ensuring Ireland maintains the ability to promote cohesion between regions.

Onshore wind activity in Ireland download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 16-Jun-2014

Mergers and acquisitions in renewable energy projects in Ireland have been increasing steadily and this is expected to continue over the coming years.

Companies Bill 2012 — written resolutions download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 16-Jun-2014

The Companies Bill 2012 proposes to make a significant change to the way resolutions in writing are passed by the members of a company.

Role of the company secretary download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 16-Jun-2014

Directors of Irish companies are set to face new obligations regarding the company secretary when the Companies Bill 2012 is enacted.