Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has hired intellectual property and technology partner Maureen Daly to lead its IP team in Dublin and expand its pan-European Technology, Science and Industry sector capabilities. She joins from Irish law firm Beauchamps, where she has been partner and head of t
Pinsent Masons has hired funds partner Conor Durkin to lead its funds team in Dublin as it continues to grow its pan-European funds capabilities. Mr Durkin specialises in investment funds and asset management and regularly advises on the establishment, structuring and operation of funds covering a r
Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has hired transactional life sciences specialist Michael Stewart as partner in its Dublin office as it expands its pan-European technology, science and industry (TSI) capabilities. Mr Stewart is a life sciences lawyer specialising in corporate transactional proj
A reprimand issued to Airbnb by Ireland's data protection authority can help other businesses comply with rules on data minimisation and retention in the GDPR and avoid "purpose creep", Pinsent Masons partner Andreas Carney has said. The Data Protection Commission (DPC) recently published its decisi
The UK government has granted a general licence to enable lawyers to provide legal advice to non-UK individuals and businesses in relation to their compliance with international sanctions on Russia, without breaching UK sanctions regulations themselves, writes Scottish lawyer Stacy Keen. UK Russian
Plans for a series of new electricity interconnectors between Ireland and its neighbours will help tackle high energy prices and deliver on key climate goals, according to Pinsent Masons. In a policy statement published last month, the Irish government outlined proposals for a series of interconnect
Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has reported a 14 per cent increase in revenue to €715 million and an eight per cent increase in profit per equity partner to more than €940,000 in its latest financial results. The London-headquartered firm's 2022/23 figures, released today, show that
Pinsent Masons has announced the extension of its Vario service for in-house legal teams to Ireland. Vario matches in-house legal teams with experienced flexible lawyers who can be parachuted into businesses to help support on specific projects or to cover staff absences and over particularly busy p
Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has appointed two partners, a legal director and three senior associates in Belfast. Private equity lawyer Lisa Early and construction law specialist Ciaran McNamara have been made partners, while employment lawyer Craig Patterson has become a legal director. Sa
Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has hired litigation lawyer Lisa Carty as a partner to lead its litigation regulatory and tax offering in Dublin. Ms Carty has over 20 years’ experience advising on a wide range of commercial cases, including contractual disputes, investment disputes, prof
Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has promoted Zara West to partner and Karen Gallagher and Claire Winrow to legal director in its Dublin office. The promotions are effective from 1 May 2023 and will bring the total number of partners across the Pinsent Masons network to 480.
Our regular round-up of deals involving Irish law firms. Submit your deals to firstname.lastname@example.org. Irish-headquartered biopharmaceutical company Amryt Pharma is to be acquired by Chiesi Farmaceutici in a $1.48 billion transaction.