Tuesday 16 July 2019

US law firm Clark Hill in merger with O’Gradys Solicitors

Kirby Tarrant, partner in Charge of Clark Hill’s Dublin office,
Kirby Tarrant, partner in Charge of Clark Hill’s Dublin office,
Ellie Donnelly

Ellie Donnelly

US law firm Clark Hill has merged with Irish law firm O’Gradys Solicitors.

Prior to the merger, Clark Hill had already established a small office in Dublin in 2017.

Dating back to 1890, Clark Hill today has over 650 lawyers and 25 offices in the United States, Mexico, and Ireland.

It is now providing a full set of legal services to its international clients doing business in Ireland, complementing its service offering in the US.

Kirby Tarrant, partner in Charge of Clark Hill’s Dublin office, said: "We can now offer Irish clients, large and small, access to the full suite of legal services throughout the US.

“We are ideally placed to serve the increasing needs of US clients doing business in and through Ireland, and equally to facilitate the globalisation goals of Irish SMEs wishing to expand into the US."

The merger brings the number of solicitors it employs here to 19.

"Ireland is the logical choice for our first expansion into Europe," John Hern, CEO of Clark Hill, said. 

"It has the fastest growing economy in the EU, while the EU itself is the second largest economy in the world. It is a very attractive destination for large numbers of the world’s leading businesses, and so developing a significant presence there is an obvious step for us."

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