A massive €225 million fine imposed on WhatsApp last year moved Ireland into second place for value of GDPR fines imposed since the regulations came into force in 2018, research by DLA Piper has found. Ireland has issued GDPR fines worth €226.05 million since 25 May 2018, now second only t
Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to email@example.com. Arthur Cox has advised Permanent TSB plc on its proposed €6.4 billion acquisition of certain elements of the Ulster Bank retail, SME and asset finance businesses from Ulster Bank.
Global law firm DLA Piper has announced the appointment of Gavin Smith as a partner in the firm's finance, projects and restructuring (FP&R) group and head of the firm's restructuring team in Ireland. Mr Smith brings with him over 20 years' experience advising on restructuring, insolvency and co
Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to firstname.lastname@example.org. Global law firm DLA Piper has advised PIB Group on its €70 million acquisition of Campion Insurance, one of Ireland's largest insurance brokers, pending regulatory approval.
Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to email@example.com. Global law firm DLA Piper has advised Fairfield Real Estate Finance, one of Ireland's leading non-bank real estate lenders, on its financing with Goldman Sachs.
An Irish lawyer has been elected as the 693rd Lord Mayor of the City of London. Vincent Keaveny, a partner in the London office of international business law firm DLA Piper, will serve as a global ambassador for the UK-based financial and professional services industry from 12 November 2021 for a on
DLA Piper is to agree a travel budget with its clients as part of a new series of measures to reduce its carbon footprint in the next two years. The move is part of a wider project of the firm's to commit to targets halving its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to pre-pandemic levels.
The inaugural recipients of the Terence O'Malley DLA Piper Scholarship, set up in partnership with NUI Galway School of Law, have met the scholarship's namesake. Terence O'Malley, chairman emeritus of the global law firm, was welcomed to the campus yesterday by Professor Geraint Howells, executive d
Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to firstname.lastname@example.org. Ronan Daly Jermyn has acted as Irish legal advisor to GTT Communications, Inc. on the sale of its infrastructure business to I Squared Capital.
Former European commissioner Phil Hogan has joined DLA Piper as a senior strategic and political advisor. Mr Hogan was the European commissioner for agriculture and rural development from 2014 to 2019, and then the European commissioner for trade until his resignation last August.
DLA Piper has been appointed by the UK government as the provider of legal services for the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow this November. The firm will provide general commercial support to the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) including in respect of sponsorship a
Darach Connolly, head of DLA Piper's competition practice in Dublin, has been promoted to legal director. Mr Connolly joined the global law firm's litigation and regulatory practice in February 2020, bringing experience from his previous roles at Van Bael & Bellis in Brussels and Irish firm Math
Global law firm DLA Piper has announced a move to new premises at 40 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2, to accommodate its growing headcount. The firm, which currently employs more than 75 people, has committed to a lease until 2037 and will move this autumn as workers return to the office.
DLA Piper's revenue for its offices outside of the US remained at just over £1 billion over 2020/21 while profits rose to £614m. The latest accounts from the firm show that revenue for its international LLP declined from £1.07bn to £1.05bn.
Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to email@example.com. Arthur Cox has advised Highfield Solar Limited on all aspects of the project financings for two solar farm assets.