Eithne FitzGerald is Head of Corporate Finance and a partner in the firm’s Corporate and M&A practice. She specialises in corporate finance, M&A, public takeovers, flotations, equity capital markets, private equity, venture capital, MBOs, insurance and general corporate law. Eithne advises leading Irish and international public and private companies on corporate governance and on the legal aspects of their corporate affairs.
Eithne also has particular expertise in the insurance sector, advising on all aspects of non-contentious and regulatory matters relating to insurers. Eithne is a former Head of the firm's London office.
"Widely praised by clients and peers for her credentials in high-end corporate finance and private equity mandates." (Chambers Global 2018)
"Hugely knowledgeable, very experienced, approachable and dedicated to achieving clients' goals and outcomes."(IFLR1000 2018)
"She is an asset on deals. She is hugely experienced, has good technical understanding and is a strong negotiator." (IFLR1000 2014)
"Just excellent. She shows tremendous commercial focus on our issues, Eithne is notably active in the corporate sphere. She is particularly renowned for her insurance expertise." (Chambers Global 2013)
"Ranked as a leading M&A lawyer by IFLR1000 consistently since 2009, as a Tier 1 lawyer for Corporate and M&A by Legal 500 and for both Corporate and M&A and Equity Capital Markets by Chambers Global since 2010."
Eithne is the author of the Irish section of "A Practitioner’s Guide to Takeover and Mergers in the EU", regularly writes on legal topics and has spoken at numerous conferences.