The Yearbook & Directory of Ireland's international financial services industry Wednesday, 2nd December 2020
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logo ByrneWallace is one of Ireland's largest law firms with a team of over 300 professionals which includes 48 experienced partners. “A forward thinking law Irish 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 develop the most talented lawyers.

“In recognition of our commitment to excellence, the firm has been awarded a number of accolades including the Chambers Europe Ireland Client Service Award 2017, the Irish Law Awards Excellence in Client Service Award 2018 and 2017, and Law Firm of the Year 2016. ByrneWallace is also 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.”

“The firm offers a diversity of expertise that covers all significant areas of Irish law. The firm has particular expertise advising the financial services sector across a broad range of services including financial services regulatory, asset management and investment funds, capital markets, corporate commercial and M&A, litigation and investigations, tax, structured finance, restructuring and insolvency. Clients include 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 companies and private individuals. In 2018 and 2017, the firm was awarded the Finance Dublin Deal of the Year - Loans and Financing, SME Sector. The firm was also awarded Banking and Finance and Corporate Recovery Team of the Year 2018 by the Irish Law Awards.

“The firm adopts a partner-led approach which fosters greater collaboration, a stronger connection to its clients and enables the firm to harness the collective experience of the ByrneWallace team to deliver expert advice and pragmatic and realistic solutions.

“The firm conducts business locally, regionally and on a national and international basis with links to firms across Europe, the USA and Australasia. ByrneWallace is a member of ALFA International, a global legal network of law firms and maintains an office in New York to cater for the legal needs of its US clients seeking to expand into Ireland and the rest of the EU”.

Practice Area/Group

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency

Corporate/Commercial and M&A

Financial Services Regulatory and Risk Management

Investment Funds

Litigation & Investigations

Structured Finance




Beausang, Gerry
Fitzgerald, John
Gavin, Joe
Kavanagh, Mark
Legorburu, Jon
McShane, Damien
O'Kennedy, Paraic
Smyth, Anthony

Contact Details

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