Basic Info

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs anywhere around the world.

Since opening the Dublin office in May 2019 we have expanded our Irish team to provide a full service offering across all of our seven practice groups and we have helped clients from countries right across the world.

With over 4,900 lawyers globally, our sector teams have in-depth expertise and knowledge working across practice areas and offices to support the business needs of our clients working in Consumer Goods, Food and Retail, Energy and Natural Resources, Financial Services, Industrials, Infrastructure, Construction and Transport, Insurance, Life Sciences, Media Sport and Entertainment, Real Estate and Technology.

Our diverse team drives better client results by delivering seamless client service through our globally integrated platform. We provide innovative solutions, enabled by technology and first-class sector knowledge with global depth.

As the leading global law firm in Ireland, we are ideally placed to assist clients doing business in and through Ireland.

Why work with us

DLA Piper works with companies at all stages of their lifecycle, and our Dublin team has many years of experience in advising in the foreign direct investment sector and on international projects generally.

Some of our differentiators include:

  • We are a law firm built for global growth: We understand how important scaling globally is to companies and we have built our law firm in order to service the legal needs of fast growth clients everywhere that they operate. In addition to our team in Dublin, we have lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Along with providing expert advice in these jurisdictions, these lawyers provide a first port of call for clients looking to expand their businesses globally and enable easy navigation of the local legal and tax regimes.
  • Our sector focus and knowledge: DLA Piper continues to be heralded in the top position as a leading law firm, locally and globally, across the sectors and practice areas in which we operate.
  • Globally integrated reach: We are best placed to advise on global legal needs and we can assist investors and businesses to execute best-practice deals. DLA Piper has a leading venture capital practice in Asia, Europe and the US. We can introduce our clients to a range of international venture capital funds and corporate venture funds who are actively investing in Ireland and internationally.
  • Leading firm for M&A deals: Our corporate credentials are well illustrated by the fact that, for the eleventh consecutive year in 2021, we were named the highest ranked legal advisor in the world for M&A deal volume, according to Mergermarket’s league tables.

Through our global footprint and resources, we are uniquely placed to provide globally benchmarked technical advice and innovative solutions to companies seeking to do business in and through Ireland.


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