Corporate and Commercial - DAC Beachcroft
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Corporate and Commercial


Sharon McCaffrey leads the corporate and commercial team in DAC Beachcroft Dublin. The team includes associate Sarah Meehan who specialises in corporate transactions and commercial contracts.


Our corporate team provides a dynamic, committed and experienced service to domestic and international clients.

The team has a wealth of experience across a number of sectors including energy, renewable energy, data, telecoms, life sciences, manufacturing, infrastructure and healthcare in relation to a wide range of corporate issues. The team advises on the full range of corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, joint venture arrangements, corporate restructurings, cross-border mergers, domestic mergers and commercial contracts. The team’s extensive experience combined with the quality and varied nature of their key clients makes the corporate and commercial team in DAC Beachcroft Dublin a distinctive client offering in the Irish legal market.

The team advises businesses at every stage of development from establishment / inward investment projects to early-stage fundraising, through expansion, equity and debt financing to restructuring and acquisition or divestment across the full spectrum of corporate transactions and structures. We value our long term client relationships and support our clients through the life cycle of strategic projects.

Our client-focused approach and understanding of our clients’ businesses is crucial to our success. We are driven by a commitment to provide outstanding client service which delivers high quality advice in customised and creative ways. We combine commercial acumen, extensive experience and technical expertise with a solutions-driven approach. Our firm’s international footprint allows us to offer a seamless legal service across multiple jurisdictions.


We can assist you in managing your corporate law issues to include:

  • mergers and acquisitions
  • joint venture arrangements
  • corporate restructurings
  • cross-border mergers and domestic mergers
  • a wide range of commercial contracts
  • corporate governance and compliance to include directors’ duties
  • inward investment
  • company secretarial


The team’s recent experience includes:

  • advising a semi State body in respect of its involvement in a strategic national infrastructure project
  • advising an international listed company in connection with the expansion of its Irish operations by way of various acquisitions
  • advising a leading Irish oil company in relation to a joint venture arrangement
  • advising an Irish renewable energy group on its expansion via the implementation of an acquisition strategy
  • advising a leading Irish financial institution in connection with a significant corporate restructuring to include a domestic merger
  • advising an Irish renewable energy group in connection with a significant equity fundraising
  • advising a key telecommunications operator in connection with a number of fundraisings including a substantial strategic equity investment in its Irish holding company by a private investor
  • advising on a complex group-reorganisation involving a business transfer, share acquisitions and two domestic mergers

Sharon is recommended in Legal 500 Commercial, Corporate & M&A 2019

Sharon McCaffrey's expertise in relation to employee incentive schemes is recommended by Legal 500, 2018

Sharon McCaffrey is ranked as Up and Coming Lawyer by Chambers Europe, 2017

Sharon McCaffrey has "terrific expertise in corporate governance and company organisation". Chambers Global 2017

Up-and-coming partner Sharon McCaffrey has experience across a range of major corporate issues, acting lately for clients such as Hibernia Networks Group on transactional matters. Sharon comes recommended as an "approachable and friendly" corporate practitioner. Chambers Europe 2016

Sharon McCaffrey is praised by clients: "We always feel safe and secure in her hands. Her attention to detail is enormous, and she is always available and always on the case." Chambers Global 2015

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Sharon McCaffrey

Partner Dublin

Sharon is a corporate partner with extensive experience in corporate and…

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Sarah Meehan

Associate Dublin

Sarah is an associate with the Corporate and Commercial team in Dublin…


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