Brian is Managing Partner of the firm and head of our Corporate & Commercial team.

Brian specialises primarily in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments. Brian also advises on banking, corporate restructuring and insolvency, business structure and formation and corporate governance.

Brian advises the firm’s institutional and private sector clients on various elements of their commercial requirements. His expertise and experience includes advising both companies and investors on fund raisings, exits, management buyouts, review, drafting and negotiation of trading terms and conditions, general contracts, share ownership schemes, shareholders’ agreements, partnership and joint venture agreements.

Brian has extensive experience in negotiating and drafting banking and security documentation on behalf of financial institutions and for private clients, as well as advising financial institutions on options for restructuring, enforcement and recovery.

Brian is a member of INSOL Europe and the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners (ISIP) and has wide-ranging specialist experience of the legal aspects of corporate and insolvency issues. He has advised insolvency professionals in a number of liquidations and receiverships.

Brian is also a member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association.