LK Shields acted on the sale of its long-standing client Nicholas O’Dwyer Limited, a consulting and engineering practice, to RSK, a leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business.
Nicholas O’Dwyer provides water engineering, environmental engineering and civil and structural engineering services to public and private sector clients, including Irish Water, Dublin Airport Authority, Veolia and Severn Trent Water. It has provided engineering services in the developing world funded by the European Union, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the European Investment Bank and the World Bank.
The company was founded in 1932. Over the past 88 years, it has transitioned into one of the largest independently owned engineering consultancies in Ireland. The company employs more than 200 staff across Ireland (Dublin), the UK (Newry and Birmingham), and Africa (Tanzania and Zambia), where it has worked since the 1970s.
With its headquarters in Dublin, Nicholas O’Dwyer will work closely with RSK Ireland, as it joins RSK’s European division. It will continue to be led by Managing Director Richard Crowe.
Jennifer McGuire, Partner, led the LK Shields team with assistance from James Byrne, (Corporate Associate), Gillian Dully (Pensions and Benefits), and Elaine O’Connor (Property).