Brian is Managing Partner of the firm and head of our Corporate & Commercial and Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency departments.

He specialises in company and commercial law with a particular emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, restructuring and banking, corporate restructuring and insolvency.

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 private capital fund raisings and exits including 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 for financial institutions and 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 Institute of Directors in Ireland and the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association.