Maura McLaughlin

Arthur Cox - Ireland

Partner, Corporate and M&A


+353 1 920 1182

Market leader


Bar admissions:

England & Wales
Northern Ireland



Practice areas:

Capital markets : Equity

Maura regularly advises on public and private M&A, ECM, reorganisations/redomiciliations and corporate governance.  Maura has extensive experience of coordinating large transaction teams when undertaking high-profile, time-critical transactions.  In advising clients, Maura focuses on their strategic objectives, managing obstacles through pragmatic advice and risk mitigation.  Maura is currently advising a number of clients in regulated industries who are moving operations to Ireland in response to Brexit.

  • Hanover Investors on its £35 million takeover offer for Escher Group plc;
  • Future Finance on its €40 million Series C investment round;
  • Cubic Telecom on its €40 million Series C investment round;
  • Tyco on its $20 billion combination with Johnson Controls;
  • Paddy Power on its €8 billion merger with Betfair;
  • Strongbridge Biopharma on its incorporation in Ireland and IPO on NASDAQ.

  • Capital markets: Equity
  • M&A

  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Financial services
  • Gaming
  • Pharma and life sciences

  • Ireland
  • Northern Ireland
  • England & Wales

  • Law Society of Ireland

  • BA (Hons)(Cantab), Trinity College, Cambridge University, 1997
  • Certificate in Professional Legal Studies, Queen's University of Belfast, 1999
  • Admitted as a solicitor (Ireland), 2003
  • Admitted as a solicitor (Northern Ireland), 1999
  • Admitted as a solicitor (England and Wales), 2000