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Driven by evolving client needs, we opened an office in Dublin to ensure that we can deliver consistent and expert advice, especially post Brexit. Through this, we are able to leverage our in-depth sector knowledge, providing our clients with confidence in the legal services they receive across the UK and the EU.

Our team of dual and Irish qualified lawyers and trade mark attorneys support UK, EU and Irish companies looking to do business in Ireland and the UK in the following areas:

    We can also use our knowledge of the Irish market to assist with matters involving property, corporate and tax.

    Further information on our Irish employment, workplace data privacy and business immigration services is available here.

    Further information on the services provided by our Belfast office are available here.

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