Pinsent Masons Appoints Gayle Bowen as Head of Dublin Office

19 Sep 2018 | 07:42 pm | 1 min. read

International law firm Pinsent Masons has appointed Gayle Bowen as head of its Dublin office.

Operating in 24 cities across the world, Pinsent Masons is a global Top 100 law firm with over 3,000 staff and posted global revenues of £449.8m last year.

Gayle will lead the Dublin team which is initially focused on advising clients operating in the Technology and Financial Services sectors. The expanding team continues to offer local, national and international clients the deep sectoral expertise and collaborative culture that is inherent across the firm.

The Dublin office recently moved into the award-winning office space at 1 Windmill Lane in Dublin 2.

Educated at Oxford University and University College Dublin, Gayle is a prominent figure in the investment funds industry in which she specialises. She is the outgoing Chair of the Irish Funds Legal & Regulatory Committee and currently sits on the Irish Funds Brexit Steering Group. Her clients include prominent domestic and international asset managers and she has advised on a number of landmark transactions in the investment funds space.

John Cleland, Managing Partner at Pinsent Masons said:

"Gayle joined our business with an outstanding reputation and I am delighted to announce her appointment. We have an excellent team of Partners and lawyers in Dublin and in just over a year since entering the market they have already made a considerable impact. Our determination to bring a different approach into Irish legal services is being realised, with clients already seeing the benefits of our focus on innovation. I know she will be an excellent leader for our Dublin team."

Gayle Bowen added:

"I am proud to be the first Head of Office for Pinsent Masons in Dublin and excited to lead the team in delivering market-leading legal services. Our specialist sector expertise coupled with our global reach across 24 international offices, gives us tremendous strength to support the ambitions of our clients wherever they operate.

"As well as innovative servicing, we are bringing something new to the market for legal professionals. For example, as one of the first law firms in Dublin to operate on an agile basis, we are focused on a new way of working. This means we can attract the best talent with a responsible approach to diversity, firm culture and work-life balance."

Pinsent Masons is highly regarded for its focus on innovation and commitment to diversity. It was recently named including 'Law Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2018', and top law firm and second position overall in the 'Stonewall Workplace Equality Index 2018'.

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