Meet the Team 

Bernard McEvoy

Managing Partner

Bernard is the founder of the firm and its managing partner. He qualified as an Irish lawyer in 1982 and was admitted to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1987. Bernard's contact base in Dublin and the wider Irish market is second to none. He is a keen and skilled negotiator always driving to look for solutions as opposed to problems. Prior to founding McEvoy Corporate Law, Bernard was a partner in an international law firm based in London where he set up and managed the Irish team of that firm. During his years of practice Bernard has built up extensive experience skill and know-how in all areas where business and law interact.

Bernard’s practice areas include:

  • Cross-border M&A
  • Transaction Structuring
  • IPOs
  • Debt and Equity Fundraising
  • Mezzanine Finance
  • Restructuring
  • Receiverships, Insolvencies, Examinerships
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Joint Ventures
  • Entertainment
  • IP/IT
  • Commercial Litigation

Representative Matters

  • EQTEC plc Share Capital Reorganisation, Rule 9 Whitewash and Waiver from the Irish Take Over Panel
  • Sale of Ardmore Studios Limited
  • Great Northern Distillery Limited Acquisition of Harp Brewery and financing under the Employment Investment Incentive Scheme
  • Petrel Resources plc arbitration before the International Court of Arbitration concerning exploration rights in the Porcupine Basin of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Shay Murtagh (Precast) Ltd acquisition of Evans Concrete Limited

Bar Admissions and Membership

  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland
  • Solicitor, England and Wales

Inez Cullen

Senior Associate

Inez Cullen, senior associate with McEvoy Corporate Law, has wide ranging transactional experience and has represented clients in matters including mergers and acquisitions, fundraisings, AIM admissions and placings, start-up investments, corporate governance, corporate recovery/restructurings and commercial litigation.

Inez is a qualified Irish and UK lawyer. Her knowledge together with practical experience enables her to represent companies, directors, shareholders, debtors and creditors alike with a strong focus on commercial realism, flexibility and attention to detail.

Representative Matters

  • Great Northern Distillery plc – EIIS Investments, day to day corporate governance
  • Petrel Resources plc – Commercial Court proceedings
  • Generator Hostels – acquisition of Irish Hostel by Queensgate Investments as part of group transaction.
  • REACT Energy plc – Examinership
  • Costern Unlimited Company – Nursing Home acquisitions, financings
  • Fides Capital Limited – Commercial Court proceedings
  • Korec Group – sale of UK and Ireland SITECH dealership

Bar Admissions and Membership

  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland
  • Solicitor, England and Wales

Rebecca McEvoy


Rebecca McEvoy, an associate with McEvoy Corporate Law, represents domestic and international clients on a broad range of commercial and corporate matters.

Rebecca focuses mainly on the following:

  • M&A
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Joint Venture and Shareholders' Agreements
  • IPOs
  • Transaction Structuring
  • Debt and Equity Fundraising
  • Commercial litigation

Rebecca joined the firm in January 2017 from one of Ireland’s top 5 law firms, where she qualified as a solicitor in 2013, and was then promoted to associate in 2016. Rebecca has a strong attention to detail, and this together with her practical experience makes her a strong addition to our team.

Representative Matters

  • Advised on the sale of a €13 million food service business
  • Advising on the sale of Ardmore Studios Limited
  • Advising on a multi jurisdictional asset tracing case before the High Court

Bar Admissions and Membership

  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland

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