Arthur Cox, with over 100 partners, is one of the largest and oldest law firms in Ireland. Based in Dublin, Ireland, the firm also has offices in London, New York, Silicon Valley and Belfast, Northern Ireland. For over 90 years, we have continually been at the forefront of developments in the legal profession in Ireland.
Arthur Cox is a full-service law firm providing a wide range of services to primarily corporate clients. Our international client base includes the Irish government and various state agencies, multinational organizations, financial institutions and established global leaders. Areas on which we advise include: asset management and investment funds; aviation; banking and financial services; copyright; corporate finance; corporate/commercial; dispute resolution; energy and natural resources; environmental and planning; European Community and competition/antitrust; financial regulatory; foreign and inward investment; insolvency and corporate recovery; insurance; labor and pensions; mergers and acquisitions; patent and trademark; real estate; tax; and technology and communications.
Key mandates in 2012 have included continuing to advise the Irish Government on its response to the banking crisis, including advising on the recapitalizations and mergers of certain banks and building societies. Arthur Cox has also acted as tax and legal advisers on almost all major multinationals migrating into Ireland, including Accenture, Cooper Industries, Covidien, Charter plc, Ingersoll-Rand, Shire plc, James Hardie and Warner Chilcott.
In 2012, we were awarded “Republic of Ireland Law Firm of the Year” at The Lawyer European Awards, “Irish Law Firm of the Year” by Who’s Who, Legal, and “Best National Firm Mentoring Programme”at the Europe Women in Business Law Awards 2012. In December 2012, we won “Legal Adviser of the Year for Ireland” at the FT/mergermarket European M&A Awards for the sixth successive year.
The managing partner of the firm is Brian O’Gorman and the chairman is Eugene McCague.
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin and Spanish.