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Lynsey Mallon is a partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Group in the Arthur Cox Belfast Office. She has extensive experience in advising multinational corporations on domestic and cross-border transactions.

Lynsey’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, investments, corporate reorganisations and restructuring for a wide range of industries including agri-food, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, consumer goods, retail, aerospace, transport, manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, media and telecommunications, shipping, technology and real estate.  Lynsey also advises private and public sector clients across the full range of company and commercial law areas, such as MBOs and MBIs, joint ventures, private equity, general commercial contract work, data compliance, intellectual property and corporate governance. She is recognised in Chambers UK as …”an outstanding partner…finding ways to satisfy the other side without compromising the client’s position in difficult negotiations.

Relevant Experience

  • Advisor to a Government of Singapore owned company in the acquisition by one of its subsidiary companies of a aerospace manufacturing company in Northern Ireland
  • Advisor to a large US listed company on the USD 1.3 billion purchase of the entire issued share capital of one of the largest NI agri-food producers
  • Advisor to a €4billion London based PE frim on the acquisition of the entire issued share capital one of the UK’s largest agri-food and food services companies
  • Advisor to a Chinese Aviation giant in the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Northern Irish headquartered aerospace manufacturer
  • Advisor to a global warehouse and distribution chain on the acquisition of two leading logisitics groups within the UK
  • Advisor to a a leading global provider of integrated shipping services on its first ever acquisition in Northern Ireland
  • Advisor to a leading hotel group in Northern Europe on its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of a leading UK and Ireland hotel chain
  • Advisor to a leading Irish retail and wholesale company on all of its acquisitions and disposals throughout Northern Ireland
  • Advisor to a a leading US based AED manufacturer in connection with the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of a Northern Ireland based technology company
  • Advisor to a number of government agencies and large NI companies in connection with their Breixt planning and preparation from a legal perspective


+44 28 9026 2669

Arthur Cox
Victoria House
Gloucester Street

  • LLB (Hons), 2001, Trinity College, Dublin
  • Certificate of Professional Legal Studies with Distinction, IPLS, Queens University Belfast
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales, 2005
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland, 2004
  • Member of the Law Society of Northern Ireland
  • Member of the Law Society of England & Wales

Lynsey Mallon is noted for her ability “to give precise, succinct and clear legal advice.”

Chambers UK: UK Leading Lawyers in Business, 2019

“We would not use any other corporate lawyer in this market other than [Lynsey Mallon]. She is the best that we have dealt with.”

The Legal 500, 2019

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