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James Sherwin

Position: Partner
Phone: +353 1 2120450
Mobile: +353 86 6074627
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Bio/Experience

James Sherwin is the managing partner of Sherwin O’ Riordan.

James advises client companies on issues ranging from incorporation, shareholder structures, financing, leasing and contracting to mergers, acquisitions, and leveraged buyouts. He has been involved in multi-million euro mergers and acquisitions of manufacturing, service and financial organisations - participating in every aspect of the transaction from negotiation and structuring through to closing.

James applies his extensive experience on incorporation, dissolution, shareholder agreements and employment agreements when advising companies, its officers, directors and shareholders. He has written extensively on the issues that can arise in shareholders agreements and on the importance and potential pitfalls associated with employee shareholders agreements.

He deals with the many issues surrounding minority shareholder rights (on both sides) and has substantial expertise in regard to non-compete agreements, restrictive covenants and resolving shareholder disputes.

He advises international corporate investors and multi-national corporations on a wide variety of transactions involving business collaborations and exclusive supply and distribution arrangements in this jurisdiction. He has significant experience in forming joint ventures and regularly advises technology and start-up companies on IP protection and all rounds and stages of investment. He has also developed expertise in confidentiality agreements, share structures, ownership and transfer of proprietary information and developments and related legal fields.

He has a BA from Trinity College Dublin (1991) and qualified as a solicitor in Ireland in 1996. 

Memberships

  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
  • Small firms Association

Practice Area

Testimonials

"We simply cannot fault the service we receive from SOR. They have specialist solicitors in each area where we need advice and we’ve had contact with 4 different partners during the last 14 months, and the experience has been the same each time. Really really good."

Justin Cahill, Chairman, CMC Platform Financials

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