Lester advises clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions.

Lester’s experience includes advising on mergers and acquisitions, management and leveraged buy-outs, corporate restructuring, grant-aided venture capital and private equity investments, joint ventures and partnerships, trading agreements, licensing agreements, executive entry and exit arrangements.

Experience

  • Acted for an Irish technology company on its admission to the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange and the Enterprise Securities Market of the Irish Stock Exchange.
  • Acted for an Irish cybersecurity company on its admission to the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange.
  • Acted for the sellers on the partial sale of an Irish medtech firm to a global technology-focused investment firm.
  • Advised on the seed round of a Galway based international provider of all-in-one workspace management software with desk booking system, office parking management and meeting room booking system.
  • Advised on the series A financing of a Cork based international leader of artificial intelligence and machine learning for classification, discovery and protection of unstructured data.
  • Advised Irish and international institutional investors in seed investment, series A rounds and series B rounds involving Irish investee companies.
  • Acted for the purchaser of an Irish health and safety specialist company.
  • Acted for the purchaser of an Irish healthcare quality management and patient safety services company.
  • Acted for the purchaser of an Irish leading specialist IT recruiter.
  • Acted for the purchaser of an Irish provider of access control, automation and security systems.
  • Acted for the sellers of an Irish plastic injection moulding manufacturer.

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Sale of Allied Automation Limited

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  • Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales (non-practising)
    Law Society of England and Wales
    2014
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland
    Law Society of Ireland
    2013
  • LLM
    Trinity College Dublin
    2003
  • LLB
    Universidad Francisco Marroquin
    1997

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