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Tuesday, 28th September 2021

ByrneWallace LLP


ByrneWallace LLP is one of Ireland's leading full service law firms with a team. A forward thinking law firm, it focuses on securing the best possible outcomes for its clients, and is dedicated to the protection and promotion of its clients' interests through the provision of expert legal services. This expertise is borne out of a 40 year heritage, high professional standards and a commitment to recruit and develop the most talented lawyers.

ByrneWallace LLP offers diverse expertise covering all significant areas of Irish law. The firm has a particular specialism advising the financial services sector in the areas of regulatory financial services, asset management and investment funds, capital markets, corporate commercial and M&A, structured finance, litigation and investigations, tax, and restructuring and insolvency. ByrneWallace LLP advises all the major Irish banks and financial institutions, Irish and international non-institutional funders, NAMA, credit unions, investment banks, private investors as well as public and private organisations, and high net-worth individuals.

ByrneWallace LLP is the only top ten law firm in Ireland with Lexcel accreditation - the international quality mark of excellence in practice management and client service and was the first large Irish law firm certified with ISO 27001 - the recognised international standard for information security management.

In 2021, ByrneWallace LLP was recognised for advising on the following Financial Dublin Deals of the Year 2021:

- M&A: Acquisition, Life Sciences: Inflazome acquisition by Roche
- Loans & Financing, & Private Equity - Social & Affordable Housing: Cluid Housing Association
- Loans & Financing, & Private Equity - Private Equity Fundraising: Life Sciences - Avectas Limited

Over the years ByrneWallace LLP has advised on a number of Finance Dublin Deals of the Year including the following:
- Deal of the Year Loans & Financing (SME Sector) in 2017 and in 2018; and
- Deal of the Year Acquisition (mid market) 2019, and the Deal of the Year Debt Capital Markets 2020.

In 2021, the firm also advised on eight other transactions which were nominated for the Finance Dublin Deals of the Year 2021.

ByrneWallace LLP was also recently ranked for the fifth consecutive year as one of Ireland's leading M&A legal advisers in the Experian Market IQ Review.

In 2019, the firm was shortlisted for advising the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Europe Awards 2019 - Structured Finance and Securitisation Deal of the Year.

The firm was also awarded Banking and Finance, and Corporate Recovery Team of the Year 2018 by the Irish Law Awards.

Practice Area/Group

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency

Corporate/Commercial and M&A

Financial Services Regulatory and Risk Management

Investment Funds

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Structured Finance



Contact Details

Address: 88 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 691 5000 Fax: +353 1 691 5010
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