International Business

Our International Business team serves international corporations doing business in Ireland.

Please consult our recent Ireland as a Business Location publication for information on setting up or growing a business in Ireland.

Consistently recognised as one of Ireland's leading business law firms, we are committed to providing optimum solutions to businesses located in Ireland or to those looking to set up or expand here. To this end, we have established a specific International Practice Group composed of Irish, European and international lawyers who have in-depth knowledge and experience of advising on all aspects of transnational commercial operations.

Our offices in London and New York can also assist.

Our Services

We provide legal and business advice to companies on any aspect of doing business in Ireland, such as:

  • Tax driven organisations and corporate structure
  • Repatriation strategies, dividend planning and procedures
  • Inward investment, establishment of operations
  • Company incorporation and ongoing company secretarial requirements
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate structures
  • Negotiation of grant agreement with relevant development agencies
  • Employment law and employee benefits
  • Negotiations and drafting of commercial contracts and terms and conditions of trade
  • Agency and distribution agreements
  • Intellectual Property and Information Technology
  • Protection and Exploitation of IP rights
  • Commercial Litigation and debt recovery matters
  • Regulatory and Competition Law
  • Commercial real estate


For further information, please contact our international lawyers adjacent, who will be happy to discuss your business requirements.


Legal 500, United Kingdom, 2013

Mason Hayes & Curran recommended as a 'Top-Tier Firm' in the Legal 500 UK 2013 edition, under the category 'European Firms in London-Ireland'

Recent Work

Our clients

We advise a large number of leading international corporations as well as many numerous important smaller companies including SMEs/SMIs, start-ups and entrepreneurs.

Our clients are particularly active in the following sectors:

  • IT and telecommunications
  • Software
  • Chemical industry and petroleum
  • Energy and the environment
  • E-Commerce
  • Retail
  • International services such as insurances, financial services, outsourcing and contracted services.
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Tax Partner