The firm has had a presence in the Irish capital since 2011, following a merger with long-standing referral firm O'Hare O'Connor Walshe. At 13,300sq ft., the new space is more than twice the size of the current office, which has almost 50 staff including nine partners covering dispute resolution, insurance, marine, financial lines/professional indemnity, casualty, and commercial services.
Dublin is becoming an increasingly attractive location to law firms looking to capitalise on the post-Brexit market. Pinsent Masons is reportedly looking to establish a Dublin base to complement its Belfast offering, while in a separate move Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Eversheds have made up the bulk of UK admissions to the Irish Bar as the number soared after the Brexit vote.
Source: Legal Business