Kris practices in the areas of corporate law, commercial law, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital.

Kris has experience working with a broad range of clients including private individuals, start-ups, state bodies, private equity firms, fund managers, venture capital firms, corporate finance firms and domestic and multinational entities.

Prior to joining LK Shields, Kris worked in the Corporate team of another commercial law firm in Dublin.

Experience

  • Acted for several EIIS fund managers in their investments in and exits from Irish companies.
  • Advised a fund manager on an IPO of a company it had invested in.
  • Advised an English company on several high value acquisitions of Irish companies.
  • Advised a large private equity firm on its acquisition of a chain of well known nursing homes.
  • Advised the shareholders of a well-known distillery on the sale of their shares to a US purchaser.
  • Advised on a number of corporate re-structurings.
  • Advised on various investments both for investors and investees under various different structures and at various stages and rounds.
  • Advised on a variety of debt investments.
  • Advised start-ups on early-stage fund-raising. 

More about Kris O’Shea

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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The Employment Investment Incentive Scheme – An Important Update

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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...

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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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...

  • LLB
    University of Limerick
    2012
  • LLM
    University of Limerick
    2014
  • Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors
    Law Society of Ireland
    2020
  • Admitted to Roll of Solicitors
    Law Society of England and Wales
    2021

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