At Hayes solicitors, our corporate team led by Ken Casey has extensive experience across a wide range of transactional and advisory work.  We are trusted business advisers to a diverse client base, including leading Irish and multinational businesses, private equity, fast-growing businesses, public sector entities, financial institutions and charities..

Our full range of corporate legal services encompasses mergers and acquisitions, disposals, fundraisings, transactional support, corporate re-organisations and business transfers, outsourcing and restructurings, joint ventures, partnerships, shareholder agreements, regulatory advice, company formations and related company secretarial support, corporate governance and a broad range of corporate law advisory matters.

Our corporate restructuring work includes advising groups on business transfers and divestments, domestic and cross-border mergers, redomiciliations, group reorganisations and outsourcing arrangements. This can include advice on establishing an Irish presence, increasing or decreasing Irish-based workforce and reassigning roles and responsibilities. 

We adopt a long-term approach to client advisory work as trusted advisers to you. Our senior lawyers are available to deliver expert legal advice with a focus on strategic, pragmatic advice tailored to the needs of your business.



Our services include:

  1. Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Domestic and cross-border acquisitions and disposals
    • Due diligence and legal risk assessment
    • Competitive sale processes
  2. Joint Ventures and Shareholder Arrangements
    • Joint venture arrangements and partnerships
    • Shareholder agreements
    • Advice to minority holders
    • Exit strategies and dispute resolution
  3. Private Equity and Venture Capital
    • Corporate advice to PE firms and family offices
    • Growth equity and venture debt investments
    • Management buyouts and buy-ins
    • Portfolio sales and acquisitions
  4. Corporate Governance and Advisory
    • Advice to boards and shareholders
    • Compliance with governance codes and policies
    • Employee share participation
    • Advice on company law, partnership law and other business structures
  5. Corporate Reorganisations
    • Group reorganisations and outsourcing arrangements
    • Cross-border and domestic mergers, spin-outs and migrations/conversions
    • Solvent and insolvent restructuring
    • Schemes of arrangement
  6. International Establishment
    • Establishment in Ireland
    • Corporate immigration advice
    • Foreign direct investment and inward investment advice
    • Supporting multinational groups in Ireland


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