Stephen Keogh


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Stephen is Head of William Fry's Corporate department and specialises in transactional corporate work with a particular emphasis on private equity transactions, acting for both investors and companies. Stephen also advises on a range of general corporate matters, including corporate restructurings. Stephen was the head of William Fry's London office for 5 years, returning to Ireland in 2017.

Recent significant deals include advising:

  • Optum Ventures and Qiming Healthcare on their investment in Let's Get Checked
  • CPL Resources plc on the acquisition of RIG Medical 
  • Cultivian Sandbox on its investment in Nuritas
  • Chase Industries on the Irish aspects of its acquisition of Subzero Engineering
  • Polaris Partners on its investment in Novaerus
  • AA plc on the sale of AA Ireland to Carlyle Cardinal

Stephen has been ranked for his work in Corporate and M&A in Chambers Global 2020 and Chambers Europe 2020. He has also been ranked as 'Highly Regarded' in IFLR1000 2020.

Stephen is a well-regarded practitioner whom sources describe as "very active in the market." Chambers Global 2019

Clients say: "Stephen is practical and constructive, explains things clearly and is a skilled negotiator." Chambers Global 2018

Stephen Keogh is  "superb". Legal 500 EMEA 2018 

According to Chambers Global 2017 clients say he is "top-class: a great guy who does a great job."

In IFLR 1000, 2017 clients state that "Stephen Keogh has been extremely helpful at all times - he responds quickly to queries and is generally available if needed."

Chambers Global, 2016 state that Stephen "has the highest integrity, and is bright, commercial, solution-focused and always gets results." 


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IFLR Highly Regarded 20Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer 2019