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.

Experience

  • 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

More about Colm Hanley

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Interim Company Law Provisions Further Extended

Interim Company Law Provisions and Virtual General Meetings extended to 31 December 2022. The interim period of the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19)...

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Compliance Agenda - March 2022

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Interim Company Law Provisions end on 30 April 2022

The interim period for the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020 (2020 Act) is due to come to an end on 30...

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Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Act 2021

The Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Act 2021 (2021 Act) was signed into law on 22 December 2021.  At the time of writing, it...

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Mandatory E-Filing of CRO Forms from 1 March 2022

Mandatory online filing for 18 specified CRO forms came into force on 1 March 2022.  The requirement applies to fourteen Solvency forms,...

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Changes to CRO Fees from 1 March 2022

A new table of fees was introduced by the Companies Act 2014 (Fees) (No. 2) Regulations 2021, which came into force on 1 March 2022.​​...

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Interim Company Law Provisions and Virtual General Meetings extended to April 2022

An extension of the interim period provided for in the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020 until 30 April 2022 has been approved...

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Michelle Howe joins our Company Secretarial and Corporate Governance Team

LK Shields Solicitors LLP is delighted to welcome Michelle Howe to our Company Secretarial and Corporate Governance team. Michelle...

  • Associate
    The Chartered Governance Institute
    2019
  • Diploma in International Trust Management
    STEP
    2015
  • Diploma in Legal Studies
    Dublin Business School
    2006
  • B.Sc. Degree (Management)
    Technological University Dublin
    2003

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