As a solicitor in the commercial and corporate department, Shauna assists with advising clients on corporate mergers and acquisitions, venture capital transactions, corporate governance, investment and shareholder matters.

Experience

Shauna joined the firm as an intern after graduating from Dublin City University. Shauna has been with the firm for over five years, progressing from intern to solicitor in that time. During those five years, Shauna has worked across various departments as part of her training, namely litigation and employment. Shauna has used this experience to assist with advising clients in the transaction work within the corporate department.

Recent

  • Advising startups from incorporation stages to the early fundraising process.
  • Assisting Venture Capital and Syndicate Group clients on investments into early stage startups and established companies.
  • Assisting with advising companies or shareholders on various aspects of corporate re-structuring.
  • Assisting with the advising of shareholders in investments from private equity funds and governmental bodies.
  • Assisting with advising clients in the company sale process, particularly the due diligence process and warranty/disclosure exercise.
  • Advising existing and new clients on incentive schemes for their employees, such as employee share option plans.

Education

  • Dublin City University, BCL (Law & Society)
  • Certificate in Commercial Mediation from the Mediator Academy; and
  • Certificate in Technology Law from the Law Society of Ireland.
  • Law Society of Ireland, Professional Practice Courses I and II

Memberships

Law Society of Ireland, Roll of Solicitors

‘The team at Flynn O’Driscoll approach every assignment I have worked with them on in a very practical, commercial and business-focused way. This has led to better outcomes for clients as the advice and guidance is centred on the end result and desired outcomes. This approach is underpinned by a highly technical and sector knowledgeable team of individuals that bring their input at the right time in a seamless manner.’

Legal 500 EMEA 2022

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