Ireland: New Head of Corporate: Martin Kelleher

Published on Dec 10, 2023

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Kelleher as our new Head of Corporate.

Martin is a senior corporate partner with significant experience in international transactions, particularly in the technology and life sciences sectors. He recently acted on the sale of Kinzen to Spotify, the sale of Workvivo to Zoom, and LetsGetChecked on several funding rounds and international acquisitions. Martin also acts as standing counsel to a number of significant family businesses and international corporations operating in Ireland.

Will Carmody, Managing Partner, commented, “Martin has been instrumental to the success of our corporate team. His practical business experience combined with legal expertise gives him a unique perspective, which is of significant benefit to clients. I look forward to working closely with Martin to further support our clients in their business endeavours.”

Martin Kelleher said, “I am honoured to lead our incredibly talented corporate team. We have enjoyed great success in the Irish market over the last 20 years working with local and international businesses across a range of sectors. I welcome the opportunity to deepen our clients’ connections and further enhance their businesses."

Martin is a graduate from University College Cork and King’s College London. He also holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.

David O’Donnell, our previous Head of Corporate, will continue his role as partner and part of the leadership group in the corporate team, working closely with Martin during this transition and also continuing with his own corporate M&A and advisory practice.