Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to firstname.lastname@example.org. Matheson has advised Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6, alongside Jones Day, on its agreement to acquire Ireland’s largest waste company, Beauparc Utilities Holdings Limited.
Global law firm DLA Piper has announced the appointment of Eimear O'Brien and Darach Connolly to its litigation and regulatory practice in Dublin. Ms O'Brien has joined the firm from the enforcement division of the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) and is now responsible for managing DLA Piper Ireland&
Ireland has one of the highest rates of data breaches in the EU, according to a new report from global law firm DLA Piper. According to its latest annual survey of GDPR fines and data breaches, a total of 6,615 data breaches were reported to Ireland's Data Protection Commission in the past 12 months
Global law firm DLA Piper has recruited its first group of trainees in Dublin. Under the firm's two-year international graduate programme, announced last year, trainees will have the opportunity to undertake client and international secondments and will also be able to rotate between practice groups
Global law firm DLA Piper has announced the launch of the Terence O’Malley DLA Piper Scholarship in partnership with NUI Galway School of Law. The new scholarship, named after the firm's US chairman emeritus Terry O'Malley, will provide funding and support to NUIG law students in financial nee
Global law firm DLA Piper has announced the appointment of Matthew Cole as a partner in the firm's corporate practice in Dublin. Mr Cole will join the firm at the end of 2020 from rival firm A&L Goodbody, where he is a corporate partner. His practice focuses on M&A and equity capital m
Employers have been urged to recognise the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on employees' mental health and ensure they have a robust mental health strategy and risk assessments in place. Ciara McLoughlin, head of employment for DLA Piper in Ireland, said the pandemic has exacerbated existing mental
DLA Piper has urged Irish employers to take a "proactive approach" to their employees' mental wellbeing as Ireland slowly begins reopening society and business. The global law firm has published a new report on mental health in the workplace, covering a range of topics including the legal aspects of
Law firm DLA Piper has set up a £150 million funding pot and joined the litigation financing market. The firm has struck a deal with a currently unnamed funder to create a fund which will be aimed at clients that want to shift the costs of litigation and arbitration off their balance sheets, T
Global law firm DLA Piper will reportedly reopen its Dublin office early next month as public health restrictions are eased. The firm will began a phased return to work across its Ireland, UK and Middle East offices from 6 July, The Lawyer reports.
The reopening of physical workplaces following the COVID-19 pandemic will raise complex data protection issues, DLA Piper Ireland has warned. As Ireland progresses over the coming months through the five phases of reopening the economy, data protection issues will arise in relation to issues includi
A round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to email@example.com. Arthur Cox has advised Illumina Ventures and HLM Venture Partners on their investment in a company aiming to produce and supply at-home COVID-19 testing kits.
A round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to firstname.lastname@example.org. Belfast-based Cleaver Fulton Rankin has played an integral role in the acquisition of e-learning company Logicearth Learning Services by international communications group, The Creative Engagement Group (TCE
A round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to email@example.com. European law firm Fieldfisher has advised Simply Blue Energy on a joint venture agreement with Total to develop floating wind projects in the Welsh waters off the Celtic Sea.
European organisations have been fined €114 million (£97m) under the GDPR regime, DLA Piper has found. France, Germany and Austria top the rankings for the total value of GDPR fines imposed with just over €51m, €24.5 million and €18 million respectively.