We have a strong reputation for providing tailored, intuitive and solution-focused service, bespoke to the needs of our corporate and commercial clients to enable them to achieve their goals.

Our extensive resources ensure the provision of first-class client service, marrying legal expertise with the development of strong personal relationships at every level.

Our specialist services include advising in relation to:

  • Joint ventures, strategic alliances and other collaborative structures
  • Partnerships
  • Overseas clients setting up operations in Ireland
  • Commercial contracts
  • Corporate finance (both debt and equity)
  • All aspects of the Companies Acts
  • Corporate mergers, migrations and demergers
  • Corporate governance and compliance matters for private, public and state companies
  • Directors’ duties and responsibilities, including under the Listing Rules and the ESM Rules
  • General advice on share capital and shareholder rights
  • Succession planning for businesses

Experience

  • Siro (joint venture between ESB and Vodafone) on a wide range of commercial agreements for the implementation of a new fibre network throughout Ireland.
  • ISE and SIX listed Aryzta on contractual issues involved in the full life cycle of a number of delivery services and supply contracts.
  • A complicated joint venture for the sale of insurance products in the UK and Ireland.
  • The boards of large Irish companies on directors’ compliance statements.
  • Numerous international clients on the corporate and commercial aspects of their Irish operations.
Head of Practice
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Richard Curran

Partner
Corporate and Commercial

rcurran@lkshields.ie
+ 353 1 637 1514


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Awards &
Recommendations

'Passionate about client service.’ Recommended for Commercial, Corporate and M&A.

Legal 500 2022
Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for Corporate/M&A.

Chambers Global 2019
Awards &
Recommendations

'There is strength in depth across the team' Recommended for Corporate/M&A.

Legal 500 2019
Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for Corporate/M&A.

Chambers Global 2018
Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for Corporate/M&A.

Chambers Global 2017
Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for Corporate/M&A.

Chambers Europe 2016
Awards &
Recommendations

LK Shields Solicitors is noted for its ‘very practical approach to complex issues’.

Legal 500 2016
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Richard Curran

Partner

rcurran@lkshields.ie
+ 353 1 637 1514

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Emmet Scully

Partner

escully@lkshields.ie
+353 1 637 1538

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Gerry Halpenny

Chairman

ghalpenny@lkshields.ie
+ 353 1 637 1546

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Marco Hickey

Partner

mhickey@lkshields.ie
+ 353 1 637 1522

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Philip Daly

Partner

pdaly@lkshields.ie
+353 1 637 1582

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Jennifer McGuire

Partner

jmcguire@lkshields.ie
+ 353 1 638 5851

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Seanna Mulrean

Consultant

smulrean@lkshields.ie
+ 353 1 638 5849

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Gemma Forde

Partner

gforde@lkshields.ie
+353 91 341 347

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