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

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