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Firm Profile

Eugene F Collins

Firm Profile


  • Profile
  • Temple Chambers
  • 3 Burlington Road
  • Dublin
  • County Dublin
  • Ireland
  • Dublin 4

Firm profile submitted by Eugene F Collins

Managing Partners: Mark Walsh
Number of partners: 23
Number of lawyers: 57
Languages: French, German, Italian

Eugene F. Collins is one of Ireland’s leading law firms. Established over 120 years ago, the firm has 23 partners and over 80 legal professionals and support staff. Eugene F. Collins advises many of Ireland’s leading corporate companies and international organisations across a wide breadth of industry sectors.

Core practice areas include banking, corporate, corporate recovery, dispute resolution, intellectual property/information technology and property. Eugene F. Collins provides a comprehensive legal service focused on delivering to clients commercial and pragmatic solutions. The firm’s global scope is strengthened through international law firm partnerships.

Eugene F. Collins is a partner led law firm which commits to partner involvement in managing each client’s legal requirements. The firm has built its business and reputation on the simple but fundamental principle of seeking at all times to give a first-class legal service to clients.

The Eugene F. Collins banking team has a wealth of experience in all aspects of banking and finance transactions. The team acts for many leading banks, financial institutions and corporate borrowers, providing a full range of banking services from corporate lending to restructuring and recovery.
Contact: Libby Garvey Tel: +353 1 202 6476
Email: [email protected]

The firm’s corporate department handles a full range of corporate transactional and advisory work for public and private companies and individuals across a broad spectrum of industry sectors. The team specialises in M&A, transfers of business, joint ventures, capital raising and investments.
Contact: Leonora Malone Tel: +353 1 202 6453
Email: [email protected]

Corporate Recovery:
The firm’s corporate recovery group advise on all aspects of corporate insolvency including liquidation, receiverships and corporate restructuring. The firm is consistently involved in high profile insolvency matters, having one of the top insolvency practices in the jurisdiction.
Contact: Doug Smith Tel: +353 1 202 6407
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets:
The firm’s capital market practice advise on the full range of capital market products including bonds, commercial paper programmes, medium term note issues and private placements.
Contact: Eileen Grace Tel: +353 1 202 6455
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
The Eugene F. Collins dispute resolution department has a reputation for delivering results for its clients. The team is well known for its experience in alternative forms of resolution including arbitration and mediation. The firm has acted in some of the largest and high profile cases to come before the Irish Courts.
Contact: Ronan O’Neill Tel: +353 1 202 6430
Email: [email protected]

Employment & Employee Benefits:
The firm’s employment group guides employers in the management of employment issues. The team works with clients to ensure effective human resources management and to meet the challenges presented by EU and domestic legislative developments and evolving employee relations and equality issues.
Contact: Maura Connolly Tel: +353 1 202 6505
Email: [email protected]

Environmental, Waste & Planning:
The environmental, waste and planning team advise on all aspects of planning and environmental law and related areas including contaminated land liability and waste related matters. Clients are in many industry sectors which include wind, gas, oil, power, pharmaceutical, waste management, water services and property.
Contact: Margaret Austin Tel: +353 1 202 6434
Email: [email protected]

EU, Competition & Regulated Markets:
The EU, competition and regulated markets group work closely with clients to help them navigate the Irish and European competition and regulatory regimes. This involves interaction with the Irish Competition Authority, the European Commission and other antitrust and regulatory authorities. The group handles both contentious and non-contentious matters and also advises on general EU law matters including free movement and trade.
Contact: Eoghan ohArgain Tel: +353 1 202 6533
Email: [email protected]

Eugene F. Collins is the preferred local counsel of many US and EMEA law firms and corporations and can provide a seamless service to multi-jurisdictional clients. The team works closely with the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, the Department of Justice and Equality, the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Garda National Immigration Bureau to provide the best up-to-date advice to clients.
Contact: David Cantrell Tel: +353 1 202 6437
Email: [email protected]

Information Technology / Intellectual Property:
The firm advises on a broad range of intellectual property matters including computer software protection, copyright, data protection, ecommerce/ internet law, trademark, registration/ licensing, patent law, information technology. The firm has extensive experience in the telecommunications sector and has advised a number of international IT companies with interests in Ireland.
Contact: David Hackett Tel: +353 1 202 6454
Email: [email protected]

Inward Investment:
The inward investment group comprises specialists from many practice areas within the firm including employment, intellectual property, competition, corporate and banking. This multi discipline approach ensures clients are receiving advice on all requirements in entering the Irish Market.
Contact: Gerard Coll Tel: +353 1 202 6456
Email: [email protected]

The Eugene F. Collins Media group has long-standing expertise in the media sector representing a number of large broadcasting organisations, media groups and publications.
Contact: Rachel Shanley Tel: +353 1 202 6556
Email: [email protected]

Property & Construction:
The Property team at Eugene F. Collins provides advice on all aspects of commercial and domestic property transactions and management. The team act for developers, private investors, lending institutions, banks, landlords and property professionals
Contact: Mark Walsh Tel: +353 1 202 6415
Email: [email protected]


  • Temple Chambers,
  • 3 Burlington Road,
  • Dublin,
  • County Dublin
  • Ireland
  • 4
  • Tel +353 1 202 6400
  • Fax +353 1 667 5200
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Website :