Clerkin Lynch was one of the pioneering firms in Ireland in developing business and legal links with China. Partner Kevin Lynch was Chairman of the Ireland China Business Association (the “ICBA”) for 2 years between 2010 and 2012 and also served on the Council of the ICBA for a number of years prior to his tenure as Chairman of the Association.
Through his work with the ICBA, Kevin Lynch helped to establish and sign a number of Memoranda of Understanding with a many high level governmental and business delegations from China, the benefits of which are still being enjoyed by ICBA members today.
During his time as Chairman of the Ireland China Business Association, Kevin featured in a number of national publications both here in Ireland and in China and was interviewed on both Chinese and Irish national television and radio, where his insight into doing business in China and advice on pursuing both inward and outward investment to China was sought.
Through the firm’s long-standing connections with the ICBA and its established business contacts in the Shanghai Delta region, Clerkin Lynch in uniquely placed to advise both Irish Companies doing business in China and businesses seeking investment from Chinese investment funds and businesses.
In addition to its Chinese connections, the firm has the capacity to provide both legal services to Japanese businesses in Ireland and translation services for Japanese clients, who want to do business in Ireland. The firm’s office manager Asa Yamada is a native Japanese speaker and is a graduate of Osaka University of Foreign Studies.
Kevin Lynch is a founding partner of Clerkin Lynch. He trained and qualified as a solicitor in a leading Dublin law firm, where he worked for 7 years prior to establishing Clerkin Lynch. Kevin has particular expertise in the areas of commercial law, commercial litigation and contentious and non-contentious construction law.