PLC Which Lawyer? recommends Adrian Burke as an accomplished deal maker in the Corporate field.

Adrian Burke & Associates act for corporate, business and banking clients, both Irish and international, in all areas of company and commercial law. Legal advice is most effective when viewed as an integral part of your commercial and financial planning. We pride ourselves on developing a close understanding of each client's business and on developing a relationship which enables us to give advice that is consistent with your company's plans and practices.

On the corporate side our solicitors have extensive experience in providing advice on a range of issues including business formation and establishment, joint ventures, corporate governance, capital investments, shareholders agreements and share investments.

On the commercial side, we advise clients on a wide range of commercial agreements including agency, distribution, franchise and licence agreements, and terms and conditions of sale and purchase.

We have also developed a strong insolvency and corporate recovery practice. We have acted for and advised creditors, investors, shareholders and directors on a broad range of insolvency and corporate recovery issues including the presentation of petitions for the appointment of examiners. Our insolvency and corporate recovery team combines expertise in commercial law, commercial litigation, property, banking and financial services to provide effective solutions and advice in all insolvency and corporate recovery situations.

Our areas of expertise include:

Business organisation
Business formation and establishment
Shareholder agreements
Joint ventures
Share option schemes
Technology transfer
Insolvency & Corporate Recovery
Advising directors, officers and management of companies in financial difficulty
Advising in relation to the implementation of schemes of voluntary arrangement with creditors
Section 150 restriction & Section 160 disqualification proceedings
Reckless trading
Fraudulent preference
Voluntary liquidations
Compulsory liquidations
Debt recovery
Advising creditors in liquidation scenarios
Re-organisations and amalgamations
Corporate Governance
Director and shareholder disputes
Filling requirements
Board meetings
Annual accounts
Director's duties
Minority shareholder rights
International & Cross Border Business
Advising on the establishment of Irish operations
Dealing with relevant Government agencies and authorities
Connections with internationally recognized tax, real estate and accountancy firms
Cross-border re-organisations and integration projects
General commercial
General commercial agreements
European law relating to commercial transactions
Public procurement rules
Confidentiality agreements

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Adrian Burke & Associates
51/52 Fitzwilliam Square
Dublin 2