Gavin Clare
Entity governance is about more than compliance, it is about ensuring a governance framework that enables your business and people to thrive.

Gavin Clare

Senior Manager, Corporate Governance and Compliance, EY Law Ireland

Governance focused advisor with an interest in team dynamics. Family man. Amateur fighter with Medieval Armoured Combat Ireland. Enjoys reading.

Gavin is a Senior Manager in Corporate Governance and Compliance under EY Law Ireland.


He is a Company Secretary and Governance advisor with over 10 years’ experience working in leading law firms in Ireland. He has also worked in-house as the named company secretary to a regulated fund service provider.


Gavin has Bachelor of Business and Legal Studies degree from University College Dublin. He has a Professional Diploma in Compliance from The Compliance Institute (formerly The Institute of Bankers School of Professional Finance) and a post Graduate Diploma in Finance Law from the Law Society of Ireland.


How Gavin is building a better working world

“To build a better world we need to understand our clients and our people. We listen to their story, their purpose and their needs. In doing so we can add value to our client and empower our people.”

Gavin's latest thinking

What can businesses do to prepare for Companies Registration Office PPSN requirements?

The Companies Registration Office (“CRO”) in Ireland has indicated that from 11 June 2023, it will require directors to provide their Irish PPS numbers (PPSN) when making certain filings with the CRO.

15 May 2023 |Gavin Clare

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