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Photo for article M&A for Regulated Financial Services Firms

M&A for Regulated Financial Services Firms

by Jennifer McGuire, David Naughton, James Byrne
Corporate and Commercial

The Legal Business Podcast - Since this crisis began LK Shields has seen concerns being raised by directors and many bodies in Ireland representing directors...

Photo for article Cookie Fumbles: Grace Period in Ireland Ends Soon

Cookie Fumbles: Grace Period in Ireland Ends Soon

by Robert Haniver
Photo for article Temporary Changes Will Ease Compliance Requirements for Businesses

Temporary Changes Will Ease Compliance Requirements for Businesses

by Richard Curran, Ruairí Mulrean, Jill Callanan, Paul Dineen
Photo for article Sure Valley Ventures Invests in Volograms Ltd

Sure Valley Ventures Invests in Volograms Ltd

LK Shields Solicitors LLP was delighted to advise Sure Valley Ventures in relation to its participation in the...

Photo for article LK Shields Highly Ranked in Mergermarket M&A Deal Report

LK Shields Highly Ranked in Mergermarket M&A Deal Report

LK Shields Solicitors LLP is delighted to be ranked as the seventh M&A firm in Ireland by...

Photo for article Reach Plc Purchase 50% Interest in Independent Star Ltd

Reach Plc Purchase 50% Interest in Independent Star Ltd

LK Shields was delighted to act for Reach Plc, the largest commercial national and regional news publisher in ...

Photo for article Third Party Rights Against Insurers in Ireland

Third Party Rights Against Insurers in Ireland

by Grace Toher, Ian Lavelle
Photo for article Brexit Update: ESMA and European Regulators Confirm the Status of MoUs with the FCA

Brexit Update: ESMA and European Regulators Confirm the Status of MoUs with the FCA

On 1 February 2019, the European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) and the European securities regulators agreed on Memoranda...

Commercial Property

The Legal Business Podcast - Episode 1 - Pat Ryan, Partner, Commercial Property discusses the key legal considerations to bear in mind before reopening a commercial...

Photo for article Central Register of Beneficial Ownership Introduced for ICAVs and Unit Trusts

Central Register of Beneficial Ownership Introduced for ICAVs and Unit Trusts

by Adrian Mulryan, Elaine Hughes
Photo for article Technimark Acquires Tool & Plastic Industries Ltd

Technimark Acquires Tool & Plastic Industries Ltd

LK Shields was delighted to act for long-standing client Tool & Plastic Industries Ltd in the sale of their...

Photo for article LK Shields Solicitors LLP Announces Appointment of New Managing Partner and Chairman

LK Shields Solicitors LLP Announces Appointment of New Managing Partner and Chairman

LK Shields Solicitors LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of David Williams as its new Managing Partner.  David...

Photo for article YouTube Not Obliged to Disclose IP Address of Infringer

YouTube Not Obliged to Disclose IP Address of Infringer

CJEU Ruling. In the event that a film is unlawfully uploaded to an online platform (e.g. YouTube), the rightholder...

Photo for article LK Shields announces Partner Promotion in Projects and Construction Team

LK Shields announces Partner Promotion in Projects and Construction Team

Leading corporate and commercial law firm LK Shields has promoted Projects and Construction specialist Jamie Ritchie to partner level. Jamie...

Photo for article Following the Protocol? Don’t Forget Staff’s Data

Following the Protocol? Don’t Forget Staff’s Data

by Robert Haniver
Photo for article Ardonagh Group Acquires O’Driscoll O’Neil

Ardonagh Group Acquires O’Driscoll O’Neil

LK Shields acted on the sale of its long-standing client O’Driscoll O’Neil insurance broker, to The...

Corporate and Commercial

The SOAR Workshop Series is a partnership between LK Shields and the Access Programme at NUI Galway. This partnership has been made possible through our...

Photo for article LK Shields AR Programme Update– SOAR

LK Shields AR Programme Update– SOAR

SOAR (success overcoming all resistance) is the LK Shields AR (Artist in Residence) Programme. Following an open call process,...

Photo for article Additional Extension to annual return filing period

Additional Extension to annual return filing period

by Elaine Hughes, James Carolan, Liam Boyle, Colm Hanley
Photo for article Establishing a Charity in Ireland:  Company Secretarial Considerations

Establishing a Charity in Ireland:  Company Secretarial Considerations

by Elaine Hughes, Colm Hanley, Liam Boyle, James Carolan
Photo for article Directors residential address disclosure requirements

Directors residential address disclosure requirements

by Elaine Hughes, Liam Boyle, Colm Hanley, James Carolan
Photo for article Effective Minute Taking

Effective Minute Taking

by Elaine Hughes, Colm Hanley, James Carolan, Liam Boyle
Photo for article Compliance Agenda - July 2020

Compliance Agenda - July 2020

by Elaine Hughes, Liam Boyle, James Carolan, Colm Hanley
Photo for article Start-ups, State Aid and COVID-19

Start-ups, State Aid and COVID-19

by Marco Hickey, Emma Creaven
Photo for article Acquisitions in Financial Services: Irish Regulatory Requirements

Acquisitions in Financial Services: Irish Regulatory Requirements

by Trevor Dolan, Marco Hickey
Photo for article Reopening a Commercial Premises

Reopening a Commercial Premises

by Patrick Ryan
Photo for article M&A Transactions During the COVID-19 Crisis: Due Diligence Considerations

M&A Transactions During the COVID-19 Crisis: Due Diligence Considerations

by Jennifer McGuire, James Byrne
Photo for article Directors Duties and Liabilities: Statement from the ODCE

Directors Duties and Liabilities: Statement from the ODCE

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, concerns have been raised by directors and bodies representing directors regarding potential liabilities...

Photo for article Offshore Renewable Energy Projects Designated as Relevant Projects

Offshore Renewable Energy Projects Designated as Relevant Projects

by Philip Daly, Seanna Mulrean
Photo for article Hugh Garvey Memorial Award for Intellectual Property Law 2020

Hugh Garvey Memorial Award for Intellectual Property Law 2020

Congratulations to NUIG students Rebecca Anderson and Mary O'Rourke, worthy winners of the Hugh Garvey Memorial Award for Intellectual...

Photo for article Use of Confidentiality Ring for Discovery Approved

Use of Confidentiality Ring for Discovery Approved

by Redmond Arigho, Muireann Granville, Michael Kavanagh, Ciarán Markey
Photo for article Elephant Partners Invest in Keelvar Systems

Elephant Partners Invest in Keelvar Systems

LK Shields were delighted to act for Elephant Partners in an investment round. Advice provided to Elephant Partners was in...

Photo for article Deloitte Acquires Cloud Consultancy DNM

Deloitte Acquires Cloud Consultancy DNM

LK Shields acted for Deloitte on its acquisition of leading Irish cloud consultancy and managed services provider DNM which operates...

Photo for article TUPE: Can beneficial variations made pre-transfer be deemed invalid?

TUPE: Can beneficial variations made pre-transfer be deemed invalid?

by Einde O’Donnell
Photo for article Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options Part 3: Examinership

Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options Part 3: Examinership

by Ruairí Mulrean, Paul Dineen, Jill Callanan
Photo for article Simon Mahon joins Banking and Finance Team at LK Shields

Simon Mahon joins Banking and Finance Team at LK Shields

We are delighted to welcome Simon Mahon as an Associate Solicitor in our Banking and Finance Team. Simon has extensive...

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Trading While Insolvent

by Shane Neville, Ian Lavelle, Jill Callanan
Photo for article Ameresco Acquires Beale Hill Wind Farm

Ameresco Acquires Beale Hill Wind Farm

LK Shields advised US based electric energy group Ameresco in its acquisition and upgrade of the Beale Hill Wind Farm...

Photo for article Simplified Merger Notification Procedure in Ireland

Simplified Merger Notification Procedure in Ireland

by Marco Hickey, Emma Creaven
Photo for article Return to Work National Safely Protocol Published

Return to Work National Safely Protocol Published

by Aoife Bradley, Einde O’Donnell
Photo for article Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options Available: Part 2 -  Mergers and Divisions

Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options Available: Part 2 -  Mergers and Divisions

by Jennifer McGuire, Ruairí Mulrean, James Byrne
21 May 2020
Photo to illustrate article Webinar: The Role of Directors in Distributions, Loans and Capital.
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Webinar: The Role of Directors in Distributions, Loans and Capital

Please join us for a webinar with ICSA Ireland where Ruairí Mulrean and Elaine Hughes will discuss...

Photo for article Government announces €6.5 billion in support measures for businesses

Government announces €6.5 billion in support measures for businesses

by Andrew Power
Photo for article Liquidator refused access to Google email account by High Court

Liquidator refused access to Google email account by High Court

by Redmond Arigho, Jill Callanan
Photo for article #10 things You Should Know Before Reopening Construction Sites

#10 things You Should Know Before Reopening Construction Sites

by Jamie Ritchie
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LK Shields Solicitors LLP

We hope that you are keeping safe and well during these turbulent times.  Our offices in Dublin and Galway...

Photo for article State aid regime during COVID-19

State aid regime during COVID-19

by Marco Hickey, Emma Creaven
Photo for article Sure Valley Ventures investment in Buymie Limited

Sure Valley Ventures investment in Buymie Limited

LK Shields advised Sure Valley Ventures in relation to its participation in the Series A Investment Round of Buymie Limited,...

Photo for article Overview of Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options Available Under Irish Law - Part 1

Overview of Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options Available Under Irish Law - Part 1

by Paul Dineen, Ruairí Mulrean, Richard Curran
Photo for article Changes to Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

Changes to Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

by Einde O’Donnell, Aoife Bradley
Photo for article Covid-19 and FDI: a new era of European protectionism in M&A?

Covid-19 and FDI: a new era of European protectionism in M&A?

by Ruairí Mulrean
Photo for article Establishment of a Financial Support Scheme for Nursing Homes During COVID-19

Establishment of a Financial Support Scheme for Nursing Homes During COVID-19

by Marco Hickey, Emma Creaven
Photo for article Central Bank:  Flexibility on Certain Reporting Requirements

Central Bank:  Flexibility on Certain Reporting Requirements

The Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) has published details of the flexible approach it will be adopting towards regulatory...

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COVID-19: Immigration Issues

by Jennifer O’Neill, Aoife Bradley
Photo for article Construction Contracts Adjudication Service processing applications for appointment of Adjudicator

Construction Contracts Adjudication Service processing applications for appointment of Adjudicator

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (DBEI) has confirmed that the Construction Contracts Adjudication Service is now in a...

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Legal 500 2020

LK Shields have once again been highly ranked in The Legal 500 2020 guide to outstanding lawyers in Europe, Middle...

Photo for article Supports Announced by Broadcasting Authority of Ireland

Supports Announced by Broadcasting Authority of Ireland

by Jennifer McGuire
Photo for article How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Affecting the Administration of Justice in Ireland

How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Affecting the Administration of Justice in Ireland

by Grace Toher, Shane Neville
Photo for article Remote working: eSignatures for contracts and other documents

Remote working: eSignatures for contracts and other documents

by Robert Haniver
Photo for article Retention of Title Clauses in the Context of the COVID-19 Crisis

Retention of Title Clauses in the Context of the COVID-19 Crisis

by Jill Callanan, Clare Dowling
Photo for article Responding to Data Subject Access Requests During the COVID-19 Crisis

Responding to Data Subject Access Requests During the COVID-19 Crisis

by Jeanne Kelly
Photo for article Ireland: Trade Marks 2020 — LK Shields Chapter of ICLG Trade Mark Laws and Regulations

Ireland: Trade Marks 2020 — LK Shields Chapter of ICLG Trade Mark Laws and Regulations

We are pleased to announce the publication of the “Ireland: Trade Marks 2020” chapter of the International Comparative Legal...

Photo for article Conveyancing Considerations During the COVID-19 Crisis

Conveyancing Considerations During the COVID-19 Crisis

by Elaine O’Connor
Photo for article Questions Directors of Regulated Funds Should Ask During Times of Market Turbulence

Questions Directors of Regulated Funds Should Ask During Times of Market Turbulence

by David Naughton
Photo for article Virtual Board Meetings During COVID-19

Virtual Board Meetings During COVID-19

During this difficult and uncertain time, it is vitally important that Directors continue to hold Board meetings and record all...

Photo for article COVID-19: Business Continuity and Risk Management

COVID-19: Business Continuity and Risk Management

by Joanne Griffin
08 Apr 2020
Photo to illustrate article Webinar: Business Continuity during the COVID-19 Crisis.
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Webinar: Business Continuity during the COVID-19 Crisis

The swift progression of the COVID-19 crisis has caught many business owners and employers by surprise. To protect their cash...

Photo for article COVID-19: Planning and Property Measures Implemented by the Government

COVID-19: Planning and Property Measures Implemented by the Government

by Elaine O’Connor, Patrick Ryan
Photo for article Can We Rely on Force Majeure Because of COVID-19?

Can We Rely on Force Majeure Because of COVID-19?

by Jane O’Grady
Photo for article COVID-19: Estate Planning Considerations and Making a Will

COVID-19: Estate Planning Considerations and Making a Will

by Patrick Ryan
Photo for article Morrisons Held Not Vicariously Liable for Intentional Data Breach of Disgruntled Employee

Morrisons Held Not Vicariously Liable for Intentional Data Breach of Disgruntled Employee

by Jeanne Kelly, Aoife Bradley
Photo for article COVID-19: Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

COVID-19: Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

by Einde O’Donnell
Photo for article Construction Contracts Adjudication Service Not Processing Applications due to COVID-19

Construction Contracts Adjudication Service Not Processing Applications due to COVID-19

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has advised that, in light of the latest announcements issued by the...

Photo for article RESS and COVID-19: The Deadline for Bids Extended

RESS and COVID-19: The Deadline for Bids Extended

by Philip Daly
Photo for article COVID-19: Supply Chain Management

COVID-19: Supply Chain Management

by Joanne Griffin
Photo for article Compliance Agenda — March 2020

Compliance Agenda — March 2020

by Elaine Hughes, Colm Hanley, Liam Boyle, James Carolan
Photo for article COVID-19: Restructuring of Company Debt

COVID-19: Restructuring of Company Debt

by Jill Callanan, Clare Dowling, Redmond Arigho
Photo for article COVID-19: Do Issuers of Debt Securities Have Anything to Disclose?

COVID-19: Do Issuers of Debt Securities Have Anything to Disclose?

by Garry Wynne
Photo for article Business Continuity: The Benefits of Outsourcing your Company Secretary

Business Continuity: The Benefits of Outsourcing your Company Secretary

by Elaine Hughes, Colm Hanley
Photo for article COVID-19: Strategies for Employers Coping with a Temporary Downturn in Business

COVID-19: Strategies for Employers Coping with a Temporary Downturn in Business

by Elizabeth Mara
Photo for article LK Shields Acts in Sale of Nicholas O’Dwyer to RSK

LK Shields Acts in Sale of Nicholas O’Dwyer to RSK

LK Shields acted on the sale of its long-standing client Nicholas O’Dwyer Limited, a consulting and engineering practice,...

Photo for article Importance Notice Regarding Apostilling and Legalising Documents in Ireland

Importance Notice Regarding Apostilling and Legalising Documents in Ireland

The Department of Foreign Affairs (“DFA”) has advised that, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the authentications...

Photo for article LK Shields Welcomes Senior Company Secretary Colm Hanley

LK Shields Welcomes Senior Company Secretary Colm Hanley

We are delighted to welcome Colm Hanley to the firm. Colm is a senior Company Secretary with expertise in company...

Photo for article M&A Transactions During the COVID-19 Crisis

M&A Transactions During the COVID-19 Crisis

by Jennifer McGuire, James Byrne
Photo for article COVID-19: Commercial Lease Considerations

COVID-19: Commercial Lease Considerations

by Patrick Ryan
Photo for article Frustration of Contracts in the Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Frustration of Contracts in the Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic

by Jill Callanan, Clare Dowling
Photo for article COVID-19 and Construction: Defining the “New Normal”

COVID-19 and Construction: Defining the “New Normal”

by Jamie Ritchie
Photo for article COVID-19: Delegation of Authority by Directors through Written Resolutions

COVID-19: Delegation of Authority by Directors through Written Resolutions

by Richard Curran, Paul Dineen
Photo for article Competing with COVID-19: Competition Law During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Competing with COVID-19: Competition Law During the COVID-19 Outbreak

by Marco Hickey, Emma Creaven
Photo for article Irish Companies Take Note: Annual Return Deadlines Extended Due To Covid-19

Irish Companies Take Note: Annual Return Deadlines Extended Due To Covid-19

The Companies Registration Office (“CRO”) have advised Irish companies that all annual returns due to be filed by...

Photo for article LK Shields Ranked in Chambers Europe 2020

LK Shields Ranked in Chambers Europe 2020

LK Shields has again ranked highly in the latest edition of Chambers Europe. Leading independent legal directory Chambers and Partners...

Photo for article LK Shields Act for Keurig Dr. Pepper in Opening a Manufacturing Plant in Newbridge, Co. Kildare

LK Shields Act for Keurig Dr. Pepper in Opening a Manufacturing Plant in Newbridge, Co. Kildare

We are delighted to act for Keurig Dr Pepper in opening a manufacturing plant in Newbridge, Co. Kildare. The 330,000 square...

Photo for article COVID-19 and Corporate Governance

COVID-19 and Corporate Governance

by Elaine Hughes
Photo for article COVID-19: Planning For Your AGM

COVID-19: Planning For Your AGM

by Elaine Hughes
Photo for article COVID-19 and Business Continuity: A Message From Our Managing Partner

COVID-19 and Business Continuity: A Message From Our Managing Partner

At LK Shields, first and foremost, our concern is for the health, well-being and prosperity of our clients, colleagues and...

Photo for article COVID-19: Insurance Considerations

COVID-19: Insurance Considerations

by Ian Lavelle, Shane Neville
Photo for article COVID-19: What Companies Need to Know to Reduce Insolvency Risk

COVID-19: What Companies Need to Know to Reduce Insolvency Risk

by Jill Callanan, Clare Dowling
Photo for article Coronavirus: Financial Support for Irish Businesses

Coronavirus: Financial Support for Irish Businesses

by Andrew Power
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