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  • Drafting of a corporate governance handbook for a subsidiary of one of Ireland's largest universities to include guidance on director duties under the Companies Act 2014, conflicts of interest, remuneration committees, audit committees’ policies among others;

  • Presenting to the board of one of the largest Irish insurance companies on corporate governance matters including directors’ duties, regulatory matters, decision making, ethics and compliance, and the appointment of suitable committees among other advices;

  • Drafting of a corporate governance manual and delivering training to the board and senior executives of a special purpose vehicle;

  • Delivering company secretarial guidance and advices for multiple corporate clients including multi-nationals, large SMEs and listed companies;

  • Advising UL Foundation CLG on its corporate governance issues as they arise including participating in sub-committee meetings to provide active on-going support;

  • Advising a fast growing company limited by gurantee on terms of reference for its board, drafting a strategic goals document in alignment with applications for funding, the correct governance structures including the appointment of committees to oversee good governance.

  • Advising, in conjunction with Ingenium, a variety of corporate clients in their governance structures where insurers are keenly reviewing risk and compliance including data protection policies, cyber risk policies, health & safety policies, employee Handbooks and governance manuals, presented in a report format which can be easily demonstrated to insurers and underwriters and demonstrate a risk profile that will drive cost efficiency.

  • Drafting a JV agreement between two state bodies for their collaboration as a development agency as defined under the Planning Act 2000.

  • Advising state and semi-state bodies on their compliance with statutory obligations for example the Companies Act 2014.

  • Drafting a governance survey for a corporate client which was used to encourage C-level employees to provide feedback on the standard of governance within the organisation leading to a risk workshop involving training for directors’ duties, ethics, bias and compliance.

  • Maintaining on behalf of, and supporting, multiple corporate and semi-state bodies (including their JVs and SPVs) with their statutory books for compliance with the Companies Act 2014 (register of members, interests, debt arrangements and RBO) and other non-obligated but important registers such as conflicts of interest, Data Subject Access Requests and FOI requests.

  • Acted in the successful defence of a High Court application seeking leave of the court for minority shareholders in a private limited company to issue a derivative action on behalf of that company and in the subsequent defence of the plaintiff’s appeal of that decision to the Supreme Court 
  • Acted for a board of management in a construction dispute with a firm of architects and a building contractor which was ultimately successfully referred to arbitration
  • Negotiated a favourable settlement and termination agreement for a Director and Shareholder of an aviation company following a dispute with fellow Shareholders and Directors 
  • Acted for two separate international clients, who operate in the renewable energy sector, in securing injunctions against alleged creditors who threatened winding up action under the Companies Act 2014 
  • Providing advices to a high profile national association on the possibility of a minority oppression action pursuant to section 212 of the Companies Act, 2014 (as amended).