Corporate Department

We have acted for a broad range of vendors and purchasers in the sale of their businesses. The firm prides itself on the deep understanding it has of our clients’ businesses which protects purchasers in their acquisitions of existing business and allows vendors to achieve their desired outcomes consistent with their commercial and financial expectations. The firm has acted in the sale and acquisition of a number of businesses, including the following:


  • Acting for the Mercantile Group in its merger with Capital Bars;
  • Acting in the investment of €3m in a well-known technology company;
  • Acting for the vendor in the €5m sale of a distillery business;
  • Acting for an Irish software company in its acquisition by an overseas PLC;
  • Acting for the purchaser in the acquisition of a radio station;
  • Acting in the investment of circa €1m in an award-winning start-up company;
  • Acting for the purchaser in the acquisition of a successful and well established digital media agency;
  • Acting for the purchaser in the acquisition of a Dental Practice.


The firm advises clients on all aspects of investment whether through private investors, business investors or state-backed investment bodies such as Enterprise Ireland, Enterprise Europe Network or through the range of financial supports made available to start-up businesses through Local Enterprise Offices.


We provide and advise on Shareholders Agreements, Investment Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements and Partnership Agreements and provide advice on all Company Law issues that flow from these Agreements.


Clerkin Lynch recently acted for the Entekra Group in its US$ 45 million investment from Louisiana-Pacific Corporation.


In the technology sector, the firm regularly advises clients on End-User Licence Agreements, Terms and Conditions of Software Use, App and Content Development Agreements, Support and Update Agreements, Service Level Agreements, Data Protection Policies and Privacy Policies.  Please see our Technology Law section for more information.


In the general corporate sector, the firm regularly advises on Distribution Agreements, Contracts for Sale of Goods and Supplier Agreements.  Please see our Commercial Contracts section for more information.

Kevin Lynch

Founding Partner

Kevin Lynch is a founding partner of Clerkin Lynch LLP. He trained and qualified as a solicitor in a leading Dublin law firm, where he worked for 7 years prior to establishing Clerkin Lynch LLP. Kevin has particular expertise in the areas of commercial law, commercial litigation and contentious and non-contentious construction law.

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