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Are We There Yet?
Despite the commitment from Ireland’s Department of Health to develop a new statutory scheme for home support services, there is still no statutory…
Robert advises a broad range of Irish and international clients in the following sectors:
Advised Glenveagh PLC on its acquisition of timber frame manufacturer Harmony Timber Solutions.
Advised News Corp UK & Ireland Limited on its acquisition, through its subsidiary, of Smurfit Kappa News Press Limited, a contract printer of national and regional newspaper titles.
Acted for DomusVi, the major international nursing home operator, on its acquisition of the Trinity Care group of nursing homes, and on two other subsequent bolt-on acquisitions.
Advised the selling shareholders, including FL Partners, on the sale of the leading bed innovator and manufacturer Kayfoam Woolfson, to US group Leggett & Platt.
Advised Orpea, the leading international nursing homes operator and largest operator in the Irish market, on its acquisition of the First Care group of nursing homes.
Advised Elkstone on many investments into different technology businesses, including Standard Gas, CroíValve, Protex AI, Altada, Content Llama, Unify Ordering, AudioMob, HidraMed Solutions, Prommt, and Output Sports.
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 David and Jacqueline Kyne on the sale of their public relations business Kyne Communications to Huntsworth PLC.
Advised MML Capital Partners on its acquisition of a 50% stake in major services business DMS Governance.
“Robert is a highly commercial M&A lawyer with an ability to get to the kernel of complex issues fast.”
Chambers & Partners | 2023
“Takes a very hands-on proactive approach in advising clients. He is very commercially aware and has an ability to focus on the important issues and get the deal done.”
Legal 500 | 2023
Robert "has excellent technical skills, whilst still being very commercial and pragmatic".
Chambers & Partners | 2022
Robert "has excellent client focus...he absolutely led delivery of his firm's services".
Legal 500 | 2020