Aidan Lawlor and Conor O’Dwyer Join EY Law Ireland

Aidan Lawlor and Conor O’Dwyer Join EY Law Ireland

Dublin, 9 February 2024: EY Ireland is pleased to announce that Aidan Lawlor and Conor O'Dwyer have joined EY Law Ireland as Equity Partners. Aidan and Conor have market-leading reputations as two of the foremost legal practitioners in the Corporate and M&A space in Ireland.


Aidan and Conor join the fast-growing EY Law Ireland team which offers a unique end-to-end business proposition to the Irish market: a global and multidisciplinary professional services firm offering a law firm as an integral part of its client offering. EY Law Ireland is a fully regulated legal practice within the EY Ireland community and is regulated by the Law Society of Ireland. EY Law is a service that is available to clients in 92 countries throughout the EY global network.


For over 20 years, Aidan and Conor have specialised in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance/equity capital markets, joint ventures, restructurings and corporate governance legal advice and have advised on some of the largest and most high-profile corporate transactions in the Irish market.


Aidan and Conor have substantial experience advising leading Irish and international public, private and semi-state companies, private equity sponsors and other stakeholders across many sectors including financial services, real estate, agri food & drink, technology/fintech, energy/utilities, pharma/life sciences, waste management, logistics and engineering. They both join EY Law Ireland from McCann FitzGerald LLP where they were Senior Corporate Equity Partners.


Speaking today Alan Murphy, Head of EY Law Ireland said:

“We are delighted that Aidan and Conor have joined EY Law Ireland. Both are recognised as leading experts in the field of M&A, corporate finance, equity capital markets and corporate advisory legal advice and they join our thriving corporate practice at a time of significant growth.  Aidan and Conor bring deep experience of complex and innovative transactions, leading large teams to deliver first-class legal services for clients, and their razor sharp commercial and legal insights will be a great addition to our extensive client offerings. We know they will both make a big impact with clients as we help them solve some of their most complex and strategic issues.”


“EY Law continues to disrupt and to attract incredible talent as we partner with our growing client base to deliver long term value. We will continue to invest heavily in our people and in technology as we reimagine the future of the provision of professional services and together with our clients build a better working world.”


Speaking today Conor O’Dwyer said:

“As a law firm at the heart of EY’s services, EY Law delivers exceptional industry insights, specialist advice and technology-enabled solutions for clients locally and globally. I’m delighted to be joining the firm along with Aidan Lawlor and am excited by what the EY Law team can achieve together for our clients.”


Speaking today Aidan Lawlor said:

“I am very excited to join the terrific EY Law Ireland team with Conor O’Dwyer as we focus on delivering a differentiated client offering of coordinated finance, tax and legal services locally and across the globe – an offering we are certain will lead to superior outcomes for our clients.”




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