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Rachael Connolly

Position: Associate Solicitor 
Phone: +353 1 2120455 
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Bio/Experience

Rachael Connolly is an Associate Solicitor at Sherwin O’Riordan.

Rachael joined the firm in 2008 having previously worked with a top tier international law firm in New York. Rachael’s main area of work is in Corporate and Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution with a particular emphasis on securities recovery and enforcement. She represents and advises clients on issues ranging from company restorations, the recovery of assets during and after insolvency to landlord and tenant disputes. Rachael regularly advises clients on possession and receivership matters and has successfully acted for numerous financial institutions and corporate clients in both the Circuit Court and High Court to pursue debtors for unsatisfied debts.

Working with the Commercial Law team, Rachael advises clients including domestic technology start-ups to overseas companies setting up operations in Ireland, on a variety of strategic and practical issues including supply & distribution contracts, licences, IP, investment and finance.

Rachael qualified as a solicitor in 2013 after received a BA in English and an LL.B from the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Recent Transactions

  • Advised VR Retail, a high-tech start up, on IP protection, corporate structure, employment agreements, shareholders agreement and share classes, and supplier agreements. VR Retail can focus on what they do best, knowing they have put in place the structures to protect what they have built and enable them grow successfully. View more details.
  • Advised one of Ireland’s leading nursing home operators on the buyout of its investors at the end of the tax scheme. This included new fundraising to effect the buyout of the borrowers/tax investors pursuant to a put and call option agreement. View more details.

Memberships

  • Young Dublin Solicitors (YDS) Bar Association
  • Irish Women Lawyers Association
  • Irish Corporate Law Forum
  • Young Dublin Solicitors (YDS) Bar Association
  • Qualified for admission to the roll of solicitors of England and Wales

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

Office location

74 Pembroke Road
Dublin 4
Ireland

Phone +35316632000
Fax +353 1 663 2001
Email

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