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James-Paul Galligan


Dublin, Ireland

8-34 Percy Place, Ballsbridge
Dublin 4, D04 P5K3
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James-Paul Galligan


James-Paul Galligan advises clients on domestic and international corporate transactions, entering financial markets regulated by the Central Bank, and corporate governance issues related to Brexit planning. James-Paul also advises many French companies doing business in and through Ireland.

James-Paul also specialises in providing advice on entering regulated markets and in particular financial markets regulated by the Central Bank. He provides advice on corporate governance, regulatory compliance, and post-Brexit planning. James-Paul has considerable experience in advising clients in the Fintech and Regtech sector and guiding companies in their applications for entry into Irish regulated markets.

James-Paul advises clients on management buy outs and management buy in both domestically and in cross-border transactions. James-Paul has advised clients on such transactions in the financial services, energy, and pharmaceutical sectors.

James-Paul graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a Bachelor of Law degree in 1994. 

Professional Experience Includes:

  • Advising shareholders and directors in private company management buy-outs.
  • Advising several companies on Enterprise Ireland investment funding and grant aid, including preference share subscriptions.
  • Advising on specialised commercial agreements such as share sale and purchase agreements, subscription agreements, shareholder agreements and has particular expertise in agreements tailored to international corporate structures.
  • High Court commercial litigation work including advising banks on recovery strategies around valuer and solicitor professional indemnity litigation.
  • Advising on post Brexit contingency planning for regulated entities with a particular emphasis on entering the Irish Financial Services Market and post Brexit corporate structuring.
France Chamber of Commerce
Franco-Irish Lawyers Association
Registered Lawyer with the English Football Association
Institute of Directors
Roll of solicitors of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
Practice Areas
Corporate LawLitigation