Hayes solicitors is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Casey as Partner and Head of its new dedicated Corporate Law department.

Ken is one of the leading corporate lawyers in the country with over 25 years’ experience in acting for domestic and international clients. Ken has a broad practice covering corporate transactions (mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and restructurings), corporate and company law advisory work, business transfers, business law advice, shareholder agreements and commercial agreements. He is a prominent figure in the investment and financial services, retail, aviation, gaming and lotteries, technology, media, sports and public sectors.

Ken was previously a senior corporate partner in one of the largest Irish law firms for more than 18 years. He is recognised in Best Lawyers 2018 under "The Best Lawyers in Ireland" for work in Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisition Law.  Clients in Chambers Global 2017 highlight Ken for his "excellent ability to provide direct bespoke advice to our senior management”. Legal 500 EMEA 2017 states that he is an "outstanding legal strategist".

Managing Partner David Phelan said, “We are delighted to welcome Ken to Hayes solicitors. His arrival boosts our corporate and commercial offering and brings a wealth of expertise to the team. Ken’s appointment will no doubt lead to exciting opportunities for growth and will benefit our clients in our position as a commercially focused, business law firm in Ireland.”