Start-Up Law

How can we help?

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP is dedicated to providing a full range of start up law services to emerging companies. We advise on business formation and structure, corporate governance, intellectual property protection, financing, investment and shareholder matters.

We understand the particular needs and concerns of emerging businesses and their requirement for clear and prompt legal advice. Our 80 partners provide strength-in-depth, commercial rigour and entrepreneurial flair.

We frequently work with start-ups and technology companies, including TriMod Therapeutics, Storyful and Blueface. We worked with Bank of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland on the Bank of Ireland Early Stage Equity Fund as well as the Bank of Ireland Start Up and Emerging Sectors Fund.

Start-Up Law Services

Teaming up with our clients
At the beginning of every new client engagement we identify a dedicated client partner. That partner will be there to support you every step of the way, helping you develop your business and ensuring that all the legal bases are covered.

We act for companies and investors in private equity and debt financing transactions, including angel and seed capital investment, venture capital investment and private placements of equity and debt securities.

Dedicated to innovation
We have always closely followed technological and scientific innovation, and we endeavour to be at the forefront of the latest developments in technology. We act for a wide range of clients in implementing complex technology solutions, particularly in the evolving area of cloud computing. We understand innovation and we are dedicated to supporting innovators.

Intellectual Property
We provide comprehensive advice on intellectual property protection, including copyright, trademark, trade secret and patent issues.

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Philip Nolan