Colm is a senior Company Secretary with expertise in company law, corporate governance, company secretarial matters, due diligence and client relationships.

Colm is a qualified Chartered Secretary and trusts and estate practitioner with full membership of The Governance Institute and the Society of Trust.

Colm brings with him extensive sector experience gained domestically and internationally. He is based in our Galway office, providing company secretarial, compliance, and corporate governance support services to local businesses in Galway and the western regions.

Colm is a strong problem solver with a focus on providing the highest quality service at all times in company secretarial, corporate governance and compliance.

Prior to joining LK Shields, Colm managed the overseas office of an Irish-owned trust and corporate service provider for over 8 years. He has 16 years’ experience in the provision of company secretarial, company formation and compliance services both domestically and internationally.


  • Opened and managed the new overseas branch of an Irish-owned company.
  • Acted as an AML/CFT Compliance Officer.
  • Extensive experience with establishing and administering corporate entities and trusts in various jurisdictions
  • Board Support to various Boards and other stakeholders
  • Directors duties and training
  • Board Technology and Compliance solutions

Contact Colm

+353 91 341 346


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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...

  • Associate
    The Chartered Governance Institute
  • Diploma in International Trust Management
  • Diploma in Legal Studies
    Dublin Business School
  • B.Sc. Degree (Management)
    Technological University Dublin

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