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Clients like that Stephen Walker is “very commercial and practical and knows when to have a fight.” Walker represented Panda Waste Management in negotiations with Greenstar concerning a share purchase agreement.’
Clients praise his ‘strong corporate knowledge’ and describe him as 'very pragmatic'. Stephen Walker has a strong focus on clients from the solar energy sector, whom he advises on mergers, corporate finance and structuring.
Up and Coming: George Kennedy assists domestic and international businesses and private equity funds with investments, acquisitions and divestitures. He also has experience in MBOs. Clients say he “possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and has huge expertise and knowledge in corporate law.”
‘Excellent client service and a professional and experienced team.‘ ‘George Kennedy and associates Shane Costelloe and Neil O’Gorman are professional, flexible and show a passion for the ultimate success of their client’s business.‘ ‘Managing partner Harry Fehily has an innate talent for client service.’
Based across the firm's offices in Dublin, Limerick and Cork, the 'strong' team at Holmes O'Malley Sexton is especially active in M&A transactions, although it also advises on corporate investments, group restructurings, joint ventures and corporate governance. The team counts major domestic companies among its clients, particularly in the engineering and construction, healthcare, aviation, and food and agribusiness sectors. Dublin-based practice head George Kennedy is praised for his 'energy and enthusiasm' and 'always-on service'. In addition to corporate transactions, he regularly advises on risk awareness and mitigation.
"HOMS Solicitors introduced us to our strategic investor and executed on the transaction on time and on budget. First class."
“HOMS Solicitors are very strong, both on legal technicalities and the practicalities of closing agreements with different international parties”
George Kennedy - Recognised Practitioner
George Kennedy – Next Generation Lawyer
Holmes O'Malley Sexton’s team is led by the ‘outstanding’ George Kennedy, who is based in Dublin; Kennedy advised the shareholders on the sale of Barringtons Hospital to Bons Secours Group. In Limerick, senior associate Shane Costelloe impresses with his ‘work rate and attention to detail’.
Winner of Best Employer: Talent Development and Workplace Wellness Award 2017
Next Generation Lawyer: George Kennedy
Holmes O’Malley Sexton shows the ability to ‘simplify rather than complicate legal issues’. Recent work includes a number of multimillion-euro M&A deals, as well as advising NVMdurance on a series A funding round. The ‘very solution-driven’ George Kennedy heads the practice from Dublin, with some colleagues being based in Limerick.
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