Martin Kelleher to lead corporate department at Mason Hayes & Curran

Martin Kelleher to lead corporate department at Mason Hayes & Curran

Pictured (left–right): Will Carmody and Martin Kelleher

Business law firm Mason Hayes & Curran has announced the appointment of Martin Kelleher as its new head of corporate.

Mr Kelleher is a senior corporate partner with significant experience in international transactions, particularly in the technology and life science sectors.

He recently acted on the sale of Kinzen to Spotify, the sale of Workvivo to Zoom, and for LetsGetChecked on several funding rounds and international acquisitions. He also acts as standing counsel to a number of significant family businesses and international corporations operating in Ireland.

He is a graduate of University College Cork and King’s College London, and also holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.

Will Carmody, managing partner at Mason Hayes & Curran, said: “Martin has been instrumental to the success of our corporate team. His practical business experience combined with legal expertise gives him a unique perspective, which is of significant benefit to clients.

“I look forward to working closely with Martin to further support our clients in their business endeavours.”

Mr Kelleher added: “I am honoured to lead our incredibly talented corporate team. We have enjoyed great success in the Irish market over the last 20 years, working with local and international businesses across a range of sectors. I welcome the opportunity to deepen our clients’ connections and further enhance their businesses.”

David O’Donnell, the firm’s previous head of corporate, will continue his role as partner and part of the leadership group in the corporate team, working closely with Mr Kelleher during this transition and also continuing with his own corporate M&A and advisory practice.

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