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Mason Hayes & Curran

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Chairperson: Kevin Hoy
Managing Partner: Declan Black
Number of partners: 87
Number of lawyers: 280
Languages: French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
As legal and regulatory responsibilities become more complex, progressive organisations need the right advice to help realise their ambitions. The expertise Mason Hayes & Curran brings is rooted in unrivalled knowledge of your industry, so advice is always set in its commercial context. Mason Hayes & Curran empowers its international and domestic clients by giving focused recommendations and a clear understanding of their options.

Mason Hayes & Curran is a business law firm with 87 partners. It understands the challenges international organisations face when investing or locating in a foreign country; assisting them during initial establishment and in meeting their ongoing legal and commercial imperatives. The firm has offices in London, New York and San Francisco, three of Ireland’s most important conduits for inward investment to Ireland.

Main Areas of Practice:

The firm’s corporate lawyers are recognised as the leading advisers on all types of domestic and international corporate transactions across a broad range of industry sectors. They have acted in some of the most high profile, innovative and complex M&A deals in Ireland. With extensive experience in all types of corporate transactions, they combine transactional skills with specialist expertise in banking, property, competition, employment and tax.
Contact: David O’Donnell
Tel: +353 1 614 5065
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation:
The dispute resolution team is routinely involved in complex, high profile commercial court litigation. The team is frequently retained by international clients on multi-jurisdictional disputes which involve providing strategic guidance driven by the different systems of rules and practices worldwide.
Contact: Maurice Phelan
Tel: +353 1 614 5083
Email: [email protected]

Employment & Benefits:
The firm’s combined experience offers a unique understanding of the challenges faced by employers in all sectors and industries. It provides a tailored approach to meet the individual needs of each client. The team empowers employers to confidently make the right decisions. Employers rely on its comprehensive and integrated service offering. The firm provides commercial and strategic advice on all workplace issues from recruitment to retirement.
Contact: Melanie Crowley
Tel: +353 1 614 5230
Email: [email protected]

Financial Services & Banking:
The financial services team provides high calibre advice to domestic and international clients. It regularly advises on international corporate lending, renewable energy, acquisition, asset and structured finance, debt capital markets, investment funds and regulation. Clients include leading domestic and international banks and insurers operating in Ireland.
Contact: William Carmody
Tel: +353 1 614 5097
Email: wcarmo[email protected]

Projects & Energy:
Energy sector clients know the firm for its work on complex transactional, regulatory and commercial issues. Clients include a number of Ireland’s most significant and strategically important players. It has unrivalled expertise in advising on the project finance, development and acquisition of electricity generation, both thermal and renewable.
Contact: Rory Kirrane
Tel: +353 1 614 5273
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
With the largest real estate team in Ireland, the firm offers extensive expertise critical for structuring complex real estate transactions. It advises banks, state agencies, corporates, multinationals and both private equity and institutional investors on the most high profile mandates. The lawyers possess strong sectoral and industry knowledge particularly in the areas of energy, technology, health and hotels and leisure.
Contact: Vanessa Byrne
Tel: +353 1 614 5296
Email: [email protected]

The technology team provides cutting edge advice on commercial law matters to some of the world’s leading tech companies who require assistance with new and sometimes unforeseen legal circumstances. The firm advises the world’s leading social media and search organisations along with emerging startups and entrepreneurs.
Contact: Philip Nolan
Tel: +353 1 614 5078
Email: [email protected]

The firm’s specialist tax team comprises internationally experienced tax law partners and professionals. It provides innovative and leading edge tax services to its international corporate and individual client base. Its service offering is focused on companies and individuals using Ireland as part of their global tax management strategy.
Contact: John Gulliver
Tel: +353 1 614 5007
Email: [email protected]


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