Paul is an Associate Solicitor with experience in a wide range of corporate and commercial matters including mergers and acquisitions.

Paul is an Associate Solicitor in our Corporate and Commercial Department.  Paul acts on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters. Prior to joining LK Shields, Paul worked in the Dublin office of an international law firm and has also previously worked for a leading international offshore law firm. 

Paul’s transactional experience includes mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, corporate structuring/restructurings, as well as advising on general corporate and commercial matters.

Paul has also published articles in a well-known commercial law Irish Legal Journal and in is a regular contributor to the firm's publications on evolving areas of corporate and commercial law. 

Experience

  • Acting in both public and private M&A transactions across various business sectors;
  • Drafting and negotiation of transaction documents (such as letters of intent and offer documents, share and asset purchase agreements, shareholder / share subscription agreements, and corporate resolutions);  
  • Acted for Brink’s ATM Services Limited a subsidiary of the Nasdaq listed The Brink’s Company in its acquisition of Allied Irish Banks plc’s non-branch ATM network;
  • Acted for an MBO team in their buyout of the existing shareholders of the Dortek group of companies (a leading designer and manufacturer of Hygienic Door Systems); and
  • Acted for a leading Irish engineering group in its acquisition of an engineering consultancy practice.
  • Acted for Eomanna Holdings Limited in its purchase of TFC Designs Limited (t/a Kitchen World);
  • Acted for the existing shareholder of Skellville Enterprises Limited (t/a SF Engineering) in connection with the investment into the company by Alcuin Capital Partners; and
  • Acted for the sole shareholder of Barrackpark Homecare Limited (a Homeinstead franchise holder) in his sale of the company to Clinical Home Care Services Limited.
  • Advising on general corporate and commercial law matters including company formation, group structures along with compliance and governance issues; and
  • Contract reviews and drafting / negotiation of commercial agreements including services, agency, sales and licensing agreements.
  • Advising corporates and corporate groups on the various restructuring options available under Irish law;
  • Acted for an international corporate group implementing a multi-jurisdictional EU cross border merger involving various group entities under the EU Cross Border Merger Directive;
  • Acted for a German based corporate group in the restructuring of certain group assets from the UK to Ireland;
  • Acted for a Scandinavian based alternative energy solutions provider in the transfer of its business and assets to a newly formed Irish company; and
  • Acted for a US based corporate group in the restructuring of its Irish assets.
  • Advising private equity candidates, private equity investors and venture capital firms on all aspects of private equity and venture capital transactions.
  • Acted for an emerging aviation systems technology company in a pre-seed funding round; and
  • Acted for a venture capital firm in its establishment of a real estate investment fund.

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  • LL.B.
    University of London
    2014
  • LL.M. (Business Law)
    University College Cork
    2015
  • Certificate for Financial Advisors
    London Institute of Banking and Finance
    2010
  • Diploma in Finance Law
    Law Society of Ireland
    2018
  • Certificate in Commercial Contracts
    Law Society of Ireland
    2019
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland
    Law Society of Ireland
    2019
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales (Non-Practising)
    Law Society of England and Wales
    2020

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