Beauchamps is delighted to once again be recognised as a leading firm and highly recommended by our clients across a number of practice areas in Chambers & Partners 2021, with many of our partners also ranked as leading individuals. We would like to thank our clients for their continued support, and for contributing to our success in the rankings.
Chambers & Partners is an independent research company delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world's leading lawyers. They provide independent rankings based on thousands of interviews a year with in-house counsel and clients delivering detailed insight into providers of legal services. Their goal is to empower organisations to make informed decisions when selecting legal services, saving time and resources and reducing risk.
Highlights of Chambers & Partners coverage 2021
|Banking & Finance||
Interviewees note the team's "depth of experience and understanding of client needs."
"They go above and beyond to ensure that the deal will get done on time."
Daniel Cashman is "incredibly knowledgeable and commercial when it comes to solving the inevitable roadblocks that occur mid-deal."
He is always concise in his analysis and very efficient at responding to queries."
Dorit McCann is described by one impressed client as "an excellent lawyer who is commercially minded and very practical in her approach."
"She is able to translate complex matters into plain English for a non-legal audience."
Richard Stowe "has strong construction sector expertise, is highly responsive in tight deadlines and is very personable and pragmatic to deal with."
|Corporate / M&A||
Clients praise the team's efficiency, with one noting its ability "to link all the different elements of the transaction into a simple yet effective solution."
Máire Cunningham has a great reputation in the market for her work in public M&A mandates and venture capital investments. "She is just brilliant," one client enthuses, also describing her as "commercial and responsive."
Shaun O'Shea is "extremely knowledgeable and available." "His advice is considered and thought through." He is particularly active in cross-border M&A transactions, investments and company set-ups.
"The lawyers are always very focused and practical in their advice."
"The firm has the skill set and the capacity when handling a big project to roll more people in, but the lawyers have also managed to hang on a very personal approach."
Claire Callanan is "able to navigate situations and offer solutions that avoid court actions." She is a longstanding figure in the market with recent experience in cases relating to professional indemnity or the enforcement of debts.
Emma Keegan leads commercial cases that often involve the enforcement of security against debtors. Sources note that "she keeps the concerns of the client at the forefront of her mind," further highlighting her ability to "give rounded solutions that target what we are looking for."
The lawyers "are always very helpful, timely in their responses and practical in their advice."
sound, knowledgeable and measured advice."
|Energy and Natural Resources||
The team is "well connected to the local market and provides client-focused advice."
Ainsley Heffernan is "very solution-oriented, a creative problem solver, extremely diligent and works incredibly hard to protect clients' interests."
Maureen Daly "explains all technical trade mark aspects to us in laypersons' terms, which greatly helps to inform our strategy."
"She recognises legal issues immediately and has a keen eye towards finding pragmatic solutions."
Clients praise the lawyers' "attention to detail, turnaround times and pragmatism." Another interviewee values the team's ability to provide "timely and accurate advice."
Aidan Marsh "is always attentive to his clients' needs and acts in a prompt and efficient manner."
Imelda Reynolds is "practical in her approach to legal problems." "Her wealth of experience in commercial property shines through." "She is knowledgeable and attentive."
Maitiú Ó Dónaill's Clients praise his organisational skills, saying: "He is able to keep a lot of balls in the air." "He comes up with alternative ways of structuring deals."
Tony O'Sullivan has experience in transactions that entail the restructuring of Irish residential loan portfolios. He is known among market commentators as an important part of the firm's real estate team.
Barry Cahir "Is very good from a technical point of view. He is very commercial and experienced in various situations. He provides good, reasoned and tactical advice."
"They managed the entire transaction in a highly professional and experienced manner."
"The legal due diligence required good communications between all parties and a practical approach to what was important. Beauchamps gave the international clients comfort that all the critical issues were addressed."
"They would be our first port of call if we had litigation relating to cross-border issues."
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Daniel Cashman, Dorit McCann, Richard Stowe, Máire Cunningham, Shaun O'Shea, Claire Callanan, Emma Keegan, Ainsley Heffernan, Maureen Daly, Aidan Marsh, Imelda Reynolds, Maitiú Ó Dónaill, Tony O'Sullivan, Barry Cahir.