Practice Areas – Corporate

J.W. O’Donovan provides legal services in significant corporate transactions as well as the day-to-day matters which affect the operation of clients’ businesses.

We have an acknowledged reputation in advising on all aspects of corporate law and the firm has consistently shown its strength in the area of mergers and acquisitions. Our corporate lawyers have extensive expertise and experience in advising our clients in the private and public sectors. We also work closely with our tax colleagues and Cogent Taxation Group Limited to ensure at the outset that the legal solution is tax effective. This expertise allows us to provide our clients with innovative practical solutions to commercial problems which may arise on complex corporate transactions.

Our services include the following:

  • Corporate finance advice and investment agreements
  • Management buyouts
  • Share issues, transfers and subscriptions
  • Venture capital investment
  • Joint Ventures and shareholders agreements
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Establishment of Irish companies or branches on behalf of foreign companies
  • Acquisition and disposal of companies and businesses
  • Reconstructions, reorganisations, amalgamations, takeovers and mergers
  • Formation of companies, joint ventures and partnerships

Corporate Recovery and Insolvency

J.W. O’Donovan’s corporate recovery and insolvency practice provides a comprehensive service on all aspects of insolvency, corporate recovery and personal bankruptcy. Our specialists advise liquidators, receivers, examiners, financial institutions, investors, creditors, directors and shareholders in asset tracing and recovery remedies and our depth of experience in such cases enables us to design and implement commercial and effective solutions.

We provide specialist advice on all contentious and non-contentious corporate restructuring and insolvency matters. We help our clients maximise a company’s asset value for its shareholders and creditors.

Our services include the following:

  • Administration
  • Receiverships
  • Examinerships
  • Voluntary and compulsory liquidations
  • Bankruptcy
  • Insolvency litigation
  • Restructuring