John Menton

John Menton | Corporate Lawyer | Technology Law | Arthur Cox | Ireland
  • John Menton
  • PARTNER, HEAD OF COMMERCIAL
  • +353 1 920 1205
  • Arthur Cox, Ten Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 T380, Ireland

Expertise

John is head of the Commercial Department in Arthur Cox – the Commercial Department includes a broad range of non contentious corporate disciplines including tax, employment, pensions, construction, projects, company compliance, competition, technology and intellectual property. John was formerly head of the Technology and Innovation practice group and specialises in representing a broad range of technology companies from domestic Irish technology companies through to multinational household names with operations in Ireland (or engaging in technology transactions through Ireland). He gained his primary experience dealing with technology companies from North America establishing in Ireland when he was in charge of the Arthur Cox New York Office for over three years from 1996 to 1999 and he is also responsible for the operation of the Silicon Valley Office. In addition to practising law John is also a keen sportsman and represented Ireland in the Discus at the Sydney Olympics in 2000.

Education
  • BCL, 1991, University College, Dublin
Professional
  • Licensed as a foreign legal consultant in New York (non-practising), 1999
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland (non-practising), 1996
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland, 1995
  • Qualified as an Irish and European Trade Mark Agent
  • Honorary Treasurer, TechLaw Group, Inc.