company and business law

Commercial Contracts

Our team provides practical, solutions orientated advice on a broad range of commercial contracts for various industries such as retail and leisure, technology, manufacturing and FMGS. We understand the importance of the day to day contracts which underpin your business and regardless of the size or complexity of the project, our team will be available to provide clear, practical advice, giving you the reassurance and security that our experience brings.

Commercial Litigation

Our team recognises the commercial realities for our clients and believe in taking a commercial approach to the dispute resolution. We appreciate the litigation may not always be a satisfactory option for clients and we have considerable experience in the areas of mediation and arbitration. When litigation is necessary to protect a client’s interest or advance their commercial requirements, we are pro-active and fully resource a case to achieve the best outcome. We give dedicated attention to a particular case, including ion an urgent basis, where injunctive proceedings may be necessary.

Competition Law

We advise clients on all aspects of competition law pertaining to their commercial agreements and practices, and those of their competitors. In addition, we have considerable experience in seeking Irish merger clearance from the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) in relation to notifiable transactions. Engaging with the CCPC at every stage of the merger clearance, our team ensures that our clients’ interests are properly represented throughout the process.

Banking Law

We advise in all aspects of Banking Law and finance transactions. We act for many leading banks, financial institutions and corporate borrowers providing a full range of banking law services from corporate lending to restructuring and recovery. Our expertise of acting not only for arranging banks and lenders but also for borrowers in relation to a wide range of industrial and financial sectors means we are able to anticipate and address the requirements of all parties to a transaction. We recognise the need to marry technical expertise with business sense and focus on giving legal advice in a commercial context, identifying solutions and getting the deal done.

Corporate Governance

Effective and comprehensive corporate governance structures are now essential to the operation of a successful business. Our team advise senior management, board of directors and shareholders of public and private companies on their continuing obligations and in the development of effective corporate governance structures.

Charities & Not for Profit

Coonan Cawley has a long history of acting for many of Ireland’s well-established charities, as well as those more recently formed. Our team advises on all charity legislation including the Charities Act 2009, the Lobbying Act 2015, the Governance Code and the Triple Lock standard. We help our clients to achieve the highest levels of corporate governance and transparency and provide a host of legal services in this area.

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