Gavin joined Flynn O’Driscoll as a Partner from one of Ireland’s largest law firms, William Fry where he was a Senior Associate in their Corporate Department.


Gavin has extensive experience in transactional corporate work, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, private equity investments, corporate restructuring and shareholder arrangements.

Gavin also advises on a broad range of general corporate and commercial matters.

Gavin has acted for a number of significant Irish and international private equity and venture capital firms, particularly in the technology sector.



  • BCL (Hons) University College Cork, 2004


  • Law Society of Ireland

Flynn O'Driscoll is a very pragmatic and commercial law firm.

Chambers Global, 2024

The law firm has good breadth and depth across a wide range of legal activities. The department works well to access required skill sets and experience among the team

Chambers Global, 2024

‘Gavin Lawlor is an unflappable practitioner, taking everything in his stride. His strategic advice is first class as he applies his deep knowledge of the law with a sound understanding of our business. He is the most commercially astute lawyer I have ever met.’

Legal 500 EMEA 2020

‘Pragmatic approach to problem solving. Appropriate billing. Went to great lengths to understand our business and nothing was 'too much trouble’.'

Legal 500 EMEA

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