Companies Act 2014

About Arthur Cox

Arthur Cox is widely regarded as the leading law firm in Ireland. We are one of Ireland’s largest and most innovative commercial law firms. The firm’s practice encompasses all aspects of corporate and business law, providing a comprehensive service to an international client base ranging from multinational organisations, banks and financial institutions and established global leaders to government agencies and statutory bodies, and new players in emerging industry sectors.

Since our establishment in 1920, we have been at the forefront of developments in the legal profession in Ireland. From the outset, we have striven to deliver superior levels of service, building relationships that grow over time and developing specialist industry knowledge to help our clients achieve their goals. Our reputation is based on proven professional skills, a thorough understanding of client requirements, sound judgment and a practical approach to resolving commercial problems.

Arthur Cox’s Dr Tom Courtney, Head of the firm’s Company Compliance and Governance Group, has been the Chairperson of the Company Law Review Group (CLRG) – which drafted the heads of Bill, and on whose recommendations the innovations of the Companies Act are based – and William Johnston, Banking Group Partner, has been a member of the CLRG, since its establishment in 2001.