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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 most recent 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 
  • Intragroup Restructurings

Representative Matters

  • 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.
  • Advised B Capital on its Series B investment in SilverCloud.
  • Advised Brookhaven Healthcare, a nursing homes platform, on the acquisition of five Irish nursing homes as well as its shareholding arrangements following establishment of the platform.

Recommendations

Legal 500, 2020

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

Speaking Engagements & Teaching

Robert regularly tutors on company law and legal corporate transactions issues at the Law Society of Ireland.

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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