Claire Lord


Claire is a Corporate Partner and Head of our Governance and Compliance team.

Claire’s practice is made up of both transactional and advisory work. On the transactional side, Claire practices in the area of corporate structures and re-organisations, both international and domestic, and on the advisory side, Claire advises a number of our corporate clients on technical company law and corporate governance type matters, to include advice on the duties of directors and the provision of board training.


  • Corporate governance
  • Company law
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Company secretarial support, advice and guidance

Representative Matters

  • Advised SCISYS Group plc on the establishment of a new Irish incorporated holding company and admission to the Enterprise Securities Market of Euronext Dublin and London’s AIM market.  
  • Acted as lead counsel to a global pharmaceutical group in connection with a complex, multi-jurisdictional reorganisation involving 14 subsidiaries and 13 jurisdictions and also involving a refinancing project and transfer of group intellectual property.
  • Acted as lead counsel in connection with a complex multi-jurisdictional reorganisation of a large technology group, involving the transfer of subsidiary companies based in over 12 jurisdictions between Irish group companies.


Legal 500, 2021

'Recommended Lawyer' Claire Lord is “fantastic, clear-sighted and articulate corporate law adviser”.

Legal 500, 2020

Claire is a “Recommended Lawyer”.

Speaking Engagements & Teaching

  • A regular speaker on company law and matters of corporate governance.


Lead author of the fifth edition of Jordan’s Irish Company Secretarial Precedents (2016)

Regular contributor of articles to Chartered Accountants Ireland

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Areas of Expertise

Corporate Governance & Compliance Corporate Law Company Law

Professional Memberships

Institute of Directors

Irish Taxation Institute


University College Dublin (BBLS)

Associate of the Irish Taxation Institute (AITI)