John specialises in corporate law and has a broad corporate and commercial practice including advising upon domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, venture capital and private equity transactions, corporate reorganisations and migrations, loan portfolio acquisitions and sales, fundraisings, corporate governance and commercial advisory work and commercial contracts, both for Irish and particularly for international clients. He also deals extensively with overseas clients and counsel on the establishment of business operations in Ireland both by acquisition and initial establishment. He has particular experience and expertise in transactions and advisory work in the technology, energy and insurance and financial services sectors.
John has headed up both our London and New York offices and heads up one of the firm’s M&A groups and has served on the firm’s Management Committee. John previously practised with an international law firm in London. John has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms.