Commercial &
Company Law

Stephen Walsh & Co. can provide expert legal advice in relation to all aspects of Commercial & Company Law. We regularly advise SME’s and local businesses on a variety of legal matters that arise in the course of trade. Whether you are forming, purchasing or restructuring a company, acquiring or selling shares, negotiating distribution agreements or protecting your intellectual property rights we can be of assistance. Our approach is practical and focused with a strong emphasis on keeping costs down while delivering value to clients.


Commercial Agreements

We give expert advice and assist our clients in agreeing to terms for the following types of agreements:

  • Share Purchase Agreements
  • Shareholders Agreements
  • Agency Agreements
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Co-ownership Agreements

Company formation / Restructuring

We advise our clients in respect of the options for company formation and restructuring to include:-

  • Private Limited Liability Company
  • Single Member Company
  • Public Limited Company
  • Unlimited Company
  • Company limited by guarantee with no share capital
  • Private Company limited by guarantee and having a share capital
  • External Company

Commercial Lending

We assist our clients in securing commercial lending and dealing with all lending institutions requirements to ensure registration of their interest.

Directors Duties

We advise our clients on their directors’ duties under Irish law. The Director of Corporate Enforcement ensures compliance with relevant legislation by company directors and ignorance of the law is not a defence if found guilty of an offence.

Corporate Governance

We ensure our clients are aware of the variety of components which make up corporate governance and its benefits to Irish companies. Corporate Governance is an extremely significant development in Irish company law and requires expert advice on systems and best practice.

For further information on Corporate and Commercial Law matters please contact the office by calling 045 881193 by emailing us at or by filling out our online contact form. Your enquiry will be forwarded to a solicitor who specialises in the area.

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