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Photo for article Verdane, a Norwegian based private equity firm, acquires majority stake in Corlytics Limited

Verdane, a Norwegian based private equity firm, acquires majority stake in Corlytics Limited

We acted for Kernel Capital, Infinity Capital and several other shareholders in an investment the sale of 80% of their shareholding...

Photo for article Sale of Neylons Facility Management to Apleona Ireland Limited

Sale of Neylons Facility Management to Apleona Ireland Limited

LK Shields was delighted to  act for the shareholders in the sale of Neylons Facility Management to Apleona. Completion...

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Sponsorship of The Real Deal 2024

LK Shields is delighted to announce their sponsor of Ireland's premier event for entrepreneurs - The Real Deal...

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Sale of JFW Renewables Limited

LK Shields was delighted to act for Gearóid Whelan in the sale of his shares in JFW Renewables...

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Designated Maritime Area Plans

by Philip Daly, Jamie Ritchie
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Missed an Annual Return Deadline?

by Colm Hanley, Michelle Howe, Patricia Kelly, Denise Twomey
Photo for article Company Secretarial Newsletter – April 2024

Company Secretarial Newsletter – April 2024

by Colm Hanley, Michelle Howe, Patricia Kelly, Denise Twomey
Photo for article Updated CBI Expectations for PI and EMI Authorisation and AISP Registration

Updated CBI Expectations for PI and EMI Authorisation and AISP Registration

On 9 April, the Central Bank of Ireland published updated authorisation expectations for firms that are seeking authorisation as a Payment...

Photo for article Share Schemes: A Review of Recent Developments

Share Schemes: A Review of Recent Developments

There are a wide range of share-based remuneration schemes available for employees in Ireland.  Revenue approved arrangements qualify for...

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Amendments to the Companies Act 2014

The General Scheme of the Companies (Corporate Governance, Enforcement and Regulatory Provisions) Bill 2024 has been published.  It is a...

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Purchase of Lewralos Limited (known as Wood Communications Limited) by Alcadon Group AB (publ.)

LK Shields was delighted to act for Alcadon Group AB (publ.) in the purchase of Wood Communications Limited. Alcadon Group...

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Legal 500 2024

LK Shields has once again been highly ranked in the latest edition of The Legal 500 2024 guide to outstanding...

Photo for article Sale of Murphy Geospatial Group Limited to Woolpert Ireland Limited

Sale of Murphy Geospatial Group Limited to Woolpert Ireland Limited

LK Shields was delighted to act for the founders of the Murphy Geospatial Group Limited in the sale of the...

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Chambers Europe 2024

Leading independent legal ranking publication Chambers Europe has again highly ranked a number of our practice areas and solicitors...

Corporate and Commercial
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In this edition we discuss how effective IP strategies can help businesses achieve global scale. Participants: Gemma Forde, corporate partner at LK Shields, Joe Doyle...

Photo for article Volition Capital Fund V, L.P. participation in the series A round of the Halo Technologies Europe Ltd

Volition Capital Fund V, L.P. participation in the series A round of the Halo Technologies Europe Ltd

LK Shields was delighted to assist Volition Capital on Irish law matters in connection with its participation in...

Photo for article LK Shields advises Fairstone Ireland on its expansion into the Irish market

LK Shields advises Fairstone Ireland on its expansion into the Irish market

LK Shields is delighted to have advised Fairstone Ireland on its three recent partnerships with Carey Financial Planning (Galway), Murray ...

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Chambers Global 2024

Leading independent legal ranking publication Chambers Global has again highly ranked a number of our practice areas and solicitors. Our...

Photo for article Acquisition of Eight Degrees Brewing Company Limited

Acquisition of Eight Degrees Brewing Company Limited

LK Shields was delighted to act for Scott Baigent and Cameron Wallace in their acquisition of Eight Degrees Brewing Company...

Real Estate
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In this edition we are listening back to a recent LK Shields event on ESG held in the iconic Bonham Quay development in Galway. From...

Photo for article Occupli acquires Elite Private Ambulance Service (Cork) Limited

Occupli acquires Elite Private Ambulance Service (Cork) Limited

LK Shields is delighted to have acted for Occupli, part of the Erisbeg Group, on its acquisition of Elite Private...

Photo for article LK Shields Announces New Technology and Innovation Partner

LK Shields Announces New Technology and Innovation Partner

LK Shields is delighted to announce Jane O’Grady’s promotion to partner of the firm.  Jane...

Photo for article BVP Investments Limited invests in Coindrum Limited

BVP Investments Limited invests in Coindrum Limited

BVP Investments Limited has procured an investment out of the 2022 BVP EII Fund into Coindrum Limited. Coindrum’s business...

Mergers and Acquisitions
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While deal values in 2023 were in the main down on previous years we continued to be involved in a large volume of M&A deals...

Photo for article Acquisition by Seidor of Teamsoft Limited

Acquisition by Seidor of Teamsoft Limited

LK Shields was delighted to act for Seidor in its acquisition of Teamsoft Limited as it expands its footprint...

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Sale of Allied Automation Limited

LK Shields Solicitors LLP was delighted to have acted in the sale of Allied Automation Limited to Greatech Technology Berhad. ...

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Newly Qualified Associate Solicitors

Congratulations to our latest group of newly qualified associate solicitors. They will each be admitted to the roll of solicitors...

Corporate and Commercial
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Everyone at LK Shields wishes you a happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year. This year, instead of sending cards or gifts, we have made...

Real Estate
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During this informative panel discussion, each panel member shares their insights on sustainable development.

Photo for article The Planning and Development Bill 2023 - Update

The Planning and Development Bill 2023 - Update

The Planning and Development Bill 2023 (the Bill) is the third largest Bill in the history of the State and represents...

Photo for article BVP Investments Limited invests in Invert Robotics

BVP Investments Limited invests in Invert Robotics

BVP Investments Limited has procured an investment out of the 2022 BVP EII Fund into Invert Robotics Group Limited. Invert Robotics...

Photo for article Who’s Who Legal: Competition 2023

Who’s Who Legal: Competition 2023

Marco Hickey, Partner, EU, Competition and Regulated Markets at LK Shields has been recognised in Who's Who Legal: Competition 2023....

Photo for article Acquisition of International Airline Marketing by European Cargo Services.

Acquisition of International Airline Marketing by European Cargo Services.

LK Shields was delighted to act for the shareholders of International Airline Marketing (Holdings) Limited in the sale of their...

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Sons Investment Round

LK Shields is delighted to have acted for Sons on it's recent investment round. The LK Shields team involved...

Photo for article BVP Investments Limited invests in Positive Carbon Limited

BVP Investments Limited invests in Positive Carbon Limited

BVP Investments Limited has procured an investment out of the 2022 BVP EII Fund into Positive Carbon Limited. Positive Carbon Limited...

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Greenwashing in Investment Funds

by David Naughton, David Williams, Katrina Smyth, Narita Woods, Mina Dawood
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LK Shields Announces New Litigation Partner

LK Shields is delighted to announce Muireann Granville’s promotion to partner of the firm.  Muireann joined the...

Photo for article Sale of Keaney Insurance Brokers Limited to Arthur J Gallagher Holdings (Ireland) Limited

Sale of Keaney Insurance Brokers Limited to Arthur J Gallagher Holdings (Ireland) Limited

LK Shields was delighted to act for Terry Keaney in the sale of Keaney Insurance Brokers Limited to Arthur J...

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BVP Investments Limited invests in X-Bolt Orthopaedics

BVP Investments Limited has procured an investment out of the 2022 BVP EII Fund into X-Bolt Orthopaedics. X-Bolt’s business...

Photo for article Sure Valley Ventures Enterprise Capital L.P.’s investment in Captur Limited

Sure Valley Ventures Enterprise Capital L.P.’s investment in Captur Limited

LK Shields was delighted to act for long standing client Sure Valley Ventures in connection with its investment in...

Photo for article Central Bank will be ELTIF-Ready from January 2024

Central Bank will be ELTIF-Ready from January 2024

by David Naughton, David Williams, Katrina Smyth, Narita Woods, Mina Dawood
08 Nov 2023
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Sustainable Development:  ESG in Commercial Real Estate

Bonham Quay - A Case Study Since the first phase of the iconic Bonham Quay development was completed over a...

Photo for article Investment by Quintas Wealth Management Limited in Spark Digital & Analytics

Investment by Quintas Wealth Management Limited in Spark Digital & Analytics

LK Shields was delighted to act for Quintas Wealth Management Limited in its investment in Spark Digital & Analytics Limited. ...

Photo for article Occupli Acquires Florentine Loughney Safety Training

Occupli Acquires Florentine Loughney Safety Training

LK Shields was delighted to act for Occupli, an Erisbeg portfolio company, on its acquisition of Florentine Safety...

Photo for article Defective Concrete Products Levy

Defective Concrete Products Levy

The Finance Act 2022 (the Act), which was signed into law in December 2022, introduced the Defective Concrete Products Levy (the Levy). ...

Photo for article Sponsorship of Motion by Electronomous 2023

Sponsorship of Motion by Electronomous 2023

As a firm that supports start-ups, particularly those in the future mobility/transport sector, we are delighted to be among...

Photo for article ORS Acquires John Spain Associates Limited

ORS Acquires John Spain Associates Limited

LK Shields was delighted to act for ORS, an Erisbeg portfolio company, on its acquisition of John...

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Update: UCITS Management Costs and Fees

In a previous article, we analysed the Central Bank of Ireland’s key findings arising from its review of...

Photo for article Former Employee, Dismissed for Posting Hate Speech on Social Media, Wins Unfair Dismissal Case

Former Employee, Dismissed for Posting Hate Speech on Social Media, Wins Unfair Dismissal Case

The employer was notified by a member of the public that the employee was posting extreme views regarding refugees in...

Photo for article Sale of Majority Stake in Lynott Teleconsult Limited to Nostra

Sale of Majority Stake in Lynott Teleconsult Limited to Nostra

LK Shields was delighted to act for Sydney Harman and Sarah Lynott in the sale of a majority stake in...

Photo for article Investment by Quintas Wealth Management Limited in Gigable Limited

Investment by Quintas Wealth Management Limited in Gigable Limited

LK Shields was delighted to act for Quintas Wealth Management Limited in its investment in Gigable Limited. Gigable is a...

Photo for article Sale of Celtic Linen to Johnson Service Group plc by Causeway Capital Partners and other members of management

Sale of Celtic Linen to Johnson Service Group plc by Causeway Capital Partners and other members of management

LK Shields acted for Causeway Capital Partners and other vendors in the sale of, our valued client Celtic Linen, to...

Photo for article European Commission Adopt European Sustainability Reporting Standards

European Commission Adopt European Sustainability Reporting Standards

European Sustainability Reporting Standards Adopted by European Commission. These common standards clarify impending obligations under the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive ...

Photo for article ORS Acquire the Entire Issued Share Capital of GSP Fire

ORS Acquire the Entire Issued Share Capital of GSP Fire

LK Shields was delighted to assist ORS, an Erisbeg portfolio company, on its acquisition of GSP Fire Limited....

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Employment - Case Law Update

The Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) recently awarded a former CEO, Mr Mario Kistner (“MK”), €133,800 in...

Photo for article Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation – An Update on Timings

Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation – An Update on Timings

Crypto Assets Regulation (MiCA) entered into force in June 2023. MiCA creates a common set of rules applicable to issuers...

Photo for article Investment by BES Management DAC in Digital Learning Institute

Investment by BES Management DAC in Digital Learning Institute

LK Shields Solicitors LLP was delighted to act for BES Management DAC in its investment in the Digital Learning Institute. ...

Photo for article Litigation Funding: New Rules for International Commercial Arbitration in Ireland

Litigation Funding: New Rules for International Commercial Arbitration in Ireland

Third-party funding of international commercial arbitration in Ireland will be enabled by the Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2023. ...

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Recent Stamp Duty Changes

Some recent changes have been made in relation to certain reliefs and refund schemes which may be of interest to...

Photo for article Investment in Connemara Distillers Limited trading as Micil Distillery

Investment in Connemara Distillers Limited trading as Micil Distillery

LK Shields was delighted to act for NPR Investments Limited, the shareholder of Connemara Distillers Limited trading as Micil Distillery,...

Photo for article LK Shields Acts for the Gardiner Group in the Sale of Genfitt Limited

LK Shields Acts for the Gardiner Group in the Sale of Genfitt Limited

LK Shields was delighted to act for the Gardiner Group, our valued long standing client, in regard to the...

Photo for article Erisbeg acquires a majority stake in EMR Integrated Solutions

Erisbeg acquires a majority stake in EMR Integrated Solutions

LK Shields was delighted to act for Gagner Limited, part of the Erisbeg Group, on an agreement to acquire...

Photo for article LK Shields Announces Head of Mergers and Acquisitions

LK Shields Announces Head of Mergers and Acquisitions

LK Shields is delighted to announce the appointment of corporate partner Jennifer McGuire as the firm’s new Head...

Photo for article LK Shields Interviews Construction Adjudicator Niall Lawless in respect of “Smash and Grab” Adjudications

LK Shields Interviews Construction Adjudicator Niall Lawless in respect of “Smash and Grab” Adjudications

“There has been some considerable debate as to what the consequences are for the absence of a valid &ldquo...

Photo for article Sale of AREX Markets Group to BNKBL LTD

Sale of AREX Markets Group to BNKBL LTD

LK Shields was delighted to assist in the sale of AREX Markets to Bankable LTD.  AREX Markets...

Photo for article The EU’s Retail Investment Package Targets Undue Costs for Consumers

The EU’s Retail Investment Package Targets Undue Costs for Consumers

A Retail Investment Package was adopted by the European Commission on 24 May 2023, which focuses on investor protection.  It is...

Photo for article Public Works Contracts:  A Review of Recent Developments

Public Works Contracts:  A Review of Recent Developments

Over the last two years, the Office of Government Procurement has introduced a series of changes to the Capital Works...

Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for Corporate/M&A, Investment Funds and Dispute Resolution.

Chambers Global 2023
Photo for article Proposed Enhancements to the Companies Act 2014

Proposed Enhancements to the Companies Act 2014

A public consultation on proposals to enhance the Companies Act 2014 was launched by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment...

Photo for article Mandatory Online Filings from 11 June 2023

Mandatory Online Filings from 11 June 2023

A range of CRO forms will become mandatory online filings  through the CORE portal from 11 June 2023: G1 B4: Special...

Photo for article Directors:  Requirement for PPS Numbers from 11 June 2023

Directors:  Requirement for PPS Numbers from 11 June 2023

After a short delay with implementation, the new PPS number disclosure requirement will commence from 11 June 2023. All company directors of...

Photo for article Compliance Agenda - June 2023

Compliance Agenda - June 2023

by Colm Hanley, Michelle Howe, Patricia Kelly, Denise Twomey
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Auto-Enrolment and Pensions:  An Update

Automatic enrolment is a new form of retirement savings system that is intended to be introduced in Ireland in 2024.  ...

Photo for article ISIF backs Elkstone’s €100m Startup Fund

ISIF backs Elkstone’s €100m Startup Fund

LK Shields were delighted to support Elkstone in admitting the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) as a limited partner and...

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W&I Insurance Update

Warranty and indemnity insurance has been used for many years in corporate transactions to provide a buyer with recourse under...

Employment, Pensions and Employee Benefits
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Aoife Bradley and Ciara O’Kennedy of the Employment, Pensions and Employee Benefits Team at LK Shields host a panel discussion on the key changes...

Photo for article Sale of CorrIT Limited to ArisGlobal Limited

Sale of CorrIT Limited to ArisGlobal Limited

LK Shields acted as solicitors for the shareholders in the sale of CorrIT Limited t/a SPORIFY to ArisGlobal. SPORIFY...

Photo for article Government to Address Windfall Gains in The Energy Sector With Legislation

Government to Address Windfall Gains in The Energy Sector With Legislation

The General Scheme of the Energy (Windfall Gains in the Energy Sector) Bill 2023 was approved by the Government on 21 March 2023. ...

Photo for article UCITS Management Costs and Fees: Dear Chair Letter From the Central Bank

UCITS Management Costs and Fees: Dear Chair Letter From the Central Bank

The Central Bank of Ireland (“Central Bank”) issued a letter to the Chairs of UCITS in March to...

Photo for article Series A round of Meili Travel Technology Limited

Series A round of Meili Travel Technology Limited

LK Shields was delighted to have assisted Schooner Capital on Irish law matters in connection with its participation in...

Photo for article Law of Capital Acquisitions Tax, Stamp Duty and LPT, Finance Act 2022

Law of Capital Acquisitions Tax, Stamp Duty and LPT, Finance Act 2022

Emmet Scully has co-edited ‘Law of Capital Acquisitions Tax, Stamp Duty and LPT, Finance Act 2022’ recently published by...

Photo for article LK Shields Announces Appointment of New Managing Partner

LK Shields Announces Appointment of New Managing Partner

The firm is also delighted to announce two new department heads and one promotion to corporate partner LK Shields is...

Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for Competition/European Law, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Intellectual Property, Investment Funds, Real Estate.

Chambers Europe 2023
Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Construction, Data Privacy, Dispute Resolution, EU and Competition, Employment, Energy and Natural Resources, Insolvency and Restructuring, Insurance, Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Investment Funds, Projects and PPP, Real Estate.

Legal 500 2023
Photo for article ESMA Updates Q&As:  AIFMD, Crowdfunding, EuSEF and EuVECA Regulation (EU) and Securities Settlements

ESMA Updates Q&As:  AIFMD, Crowdfunding, EuSEF and EuVECA Regulation (EU) and Securities Settlements

ESMA recently published updated versions of four Q&As.  The updated Q&As relate to the following...

Photo for article Auction Sales of Private Companies:  The Bidding Process

Auction Sales of Private Companies:  The Bidding Process

If you are selling a company, then an auction sale might be an option for you to consider. An auction...

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