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Robert Dickson

Partner


Robert is a partner in our Corporate team. He advises on private mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate investments, joint ventures and shareholders’ agreements, reorganisations, partnerships, and venture capital.

Robert advises a broad range of Irish and international clients in the technology, healthcare, nursing homes and care centres, food and beverage, professional services, aviation, entertainment, financial services, energy (including renewables), and life sciences sectors.

Robert has received very strong client feedback in the Legal 500 published rankings. He receives high praise for having "excellent client focus". He is also singled out by commentators for his "understanding of the relevant issues and ability to be commercial in most situations”. In the most recent edition of Chambers Europe, clients note his "insightfulness, speed of delivery and transaction knowledge".

 

Specialities

  • Corporate law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Joint Ventures
  • Shareholders’ Agreements and investments
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Establishments
  • Partnerships
  • Venture capital 
  • Corporate Reorganisations

Representative Matters

  • Acted for DomusVi on its acquisition of the Trinity Care group of nursing homes.
  • Advised APCOA Parking, Europe's longest established full service parking management company, on its acquisition of Irish car parking businesses Nationwide Controlled Parking Systems Limited and Mobile Research Systems Limited.
  • Represented Mocha Technologies on various fundraisings and sales of shares.

Recommendations

Chambers & Partners

Clients have praised Robert’s "insightfulness, speed of delivery and transaction knowledge". Robert has been described as “Professional, knowledgeable, unfazed, and an excellent negotiator”. Other Chambers feedback included client descriptions of Robert as “excellent”, “strong on interactions”, and “proactive”.

Legal 500, 2020

Robert "has excellent client focus...he absolutely led delivery of his firm's services".

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Areas of Expertise

Corporate Law Mergers & Acquisitions Company Law Start-Up Law

Professional Memberships

The Law Society of Ireland

The Law Society of England and Wales (non-practising)

Education

Trinity College Dublin, BA

BPP London, Legal Practice Course

Nottingham Law School, Graduate Diploma in Law