Pinsent Masons announces appointment of corporate partner duo in Dublin

03 Nov 2021 | 12:42 pm | 1 min. read

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has appointed corporate partners Neil Keenan and Gerry Beausang, who will join the firm’s Dublin office as part of the Transactional Services group. They will support clients across the firm’s five key global sectors, with a particular focus on energy, financial services and technology, science & industry.

Both will join from Irish law firm, Byrne Wallace where Neil heads the Corporate team and Gerry heads the Capital Markets team. They bring with them significant combined experience in advising on complex cross-border and domestic transactions including mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, equity fundraising, corporate re-organisations and restructurings.

Neil is an expert across the renewables and alternative energy sectors, as well as advising on numerous transactions in the growing medical devices and medtech sectors.

Gerry advises clients across the financial services, technology and energy sectors, with a strong emphasis on private equity and capital markets, as well as providing specialist advice on complex Brexit related matters, both domestically and internationally.

Hammad Akhtar, global head of the Transactional Services group at Pinsent Masons commented:

“We are known for the quality of service and advice we provide, and we achieve this through taking an innovative approach and not being scared to do things differently. Neil and Gerry align perfectly with this and we will be further growing out the team around them as we expand our corporate capabilities in Dublin. This will enable us to better support our existing clients and work with new clients both in Ireland and internationally.”

Dennis Agnew, corporate partner leading Pinsent Masons’ Transactional Services team in Dublin added:

“We are delighted to add two partners of the calibre, experience and market reputation of Neil and Gerry to our team. We have been enjoying strong growth in deal activity and Neil and Gerry will further enhance our offering to our clients.”

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