Conor O'Dwyer
By having a deep understanding of our clients’ goals and business needs, we are trusted by those clients to advise on complex and transformative transactions, enabling them to manage risk and prosper.

Conor O'Dwyer

Partner, Corporate, M&A and Structuring, EY Law Ireland

Work hard to do my job well, so clients can succeed at theirs. Truly believe that EY Law Ireland will be transformative in the legal market. Love lots of sports, talented at very few.

Conor is a corporate transactional lawyer for over 20 years and has been fortunate to have advised major Irish and international companies, private equity firms and other stakeholders on many novel, complex and transformative transactions. 


He specialises in advising clients on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures. financings, restructurings, equity capital markets, corporate governance and shareholder arrangements.


Conor has acted for clients across a range of sectors including financial services, real estate, food & beverage, technology/fintech and pharma/life sciences.


Prior to joining EY Law Ireland, Conor was a senior corporate partner in one of Ireland’s largest law firms and served on its management committee for several years. 


He has been a recommended Corporate/M&A lawyer in leading ranking guides Chambers & Partners Global, Chambers & Partners Europe, IFLR1000 and Legal500.


Conor holds a Business & Law degree from University College Dublin.


How Conor is building a better working world

“At EY Law Ireland, we facilitate transformative deals, offering strategic legal advice that has positive implications for the broader economy. Embracing EY's commitment to diversity, we foster innovation by tapping into the collective expertise of lawyers locally and globally and partnering with other market-leading advisory groups across the EY network. That allows me to provide clients with well-rounded legal advice and seamless, solutions-driven services. I am focused on empowering our people, enhancing their skills in a rapidly evolving landscape and enabling them to reach their potential at, and away from, work. Not only does this enable me and my EY Law colleagues to better address client needs, it also contributes to the development of a thriving and progressive business environment."

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