Fiona O’Connell (Partner)

Practice Areas

Corporate, Data Protection and Privacy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Banking and Finance, Commercial Contracts, Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring, Intellectual Property, Regulatory, Tenders and Procurement

Professional Qualifications

Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland.
Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales.

Contact Details

+353 21 7301300 (Direct)

foc@ofx.ie

Experience

Fiona has extensive experience in company and commercial law matters advising a broad range of private and public sector bodies as well as charitable organizations, banks, investors and Plc’s.

Her work includes drafting and advising on a wide range of commercial contracts and agreements with particular focus on non-disclosure agreements, shareholders agreements, joint ventures, partnerships, shared/ transitional services agreements, licensing of commercial rights as well as regulatory issues including Data Protection and Freedom of Information legislation.

Fiona has advised on significant mergers and acquisitions in the Irish market and her work in this area involves interaction with financial and taxation advisers to agree the terms of financing agreements, deeds of covenant, taxation warranties and VAT clauses / VAT treatment of agreements.

She also advises the leading Irish banks on security over assets and facility letters.

She has lectured at UCC and at the Law Society of Ireland on company and consumer law and contributed to a book on data protection legislation.

Education

BCL (UCC)
LLM (UCC)