Paddy is a solicitor in the firm's Corporate and Commercial Department. Paddy has experience on M&A transactions in a number of sectors including construction, insurance, residential care and information technology services.


Paddy advises clients on all aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions and has experience of a variety of transactions in this sphere on both buy and sell-side.

Paddy also has experience of reviewing and drafting shareholder agreements and reviewing commercial contracts.


  • Acquisition of Gaffney Mechanical and O'Connor Heating and Plumbing by Waterland Private Equity.
  • Acquisition of Labelcraft by Asteria Group.
  • Acquisition of Hydraulic Hose Services Limited by Pirtek Belfast (2005) Ltd.
  • Sale of Portatare Limited (Bethany House Nursing Home) to IMMAC Irland.
  • Sale of a minority shareholding in Everest Risk Management (Ireland) Limited by its existing shareholders to Accelerant.


  • BCL Law with Philosophy, UCD, 2020
  • PPC1, Law Society, 2022
  • PPC2, Law Society, 2023


Paddy is a member of the Law Society of Ireland

‘The work that FOD undertakes for us and our clients is always partner-led, but the quality of the more junior team members at FOD is always really good.’

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