Tuesday 21 February 2017
Republic of Ireland law firm, Ronan Daly Jermyn, with offices in Cork Dublin Galway and London and Northern Ireland law firm John McKee, with offices in Belfast and London, have announced a strategic alliance aimed at providing an all-Ireland legal service for those clients, national and international, who trade in both parts of the island. The move is designed to ensure that clients of both firms have access to the best legal advice across the entire island of Ireland.
Ronan Daly Jermyn Managing Partner, Richard Martin, said:
“We are delighted to forge this alliance with John McKee; for some time now, there has been a developing need, particularly amongst those clients who are based away from these shores, for an all island solution to their legal needs in Ireland. This alliance enables close cooperation between our firms in offering the best legal support in Dublin, Belfast, Cork and Galway, as well as in London. Whether through John McKee or through Ronan Daly Jermyn, this alliance makes life easier for clients of both firms doing business right across the island of Ireland.”
John McKee Managing Partner, Chris Ross, added:
“We are an established, ambitious and growing firm with already significant involvement in the international market. A strategic alliance with a law firm of the experience, stature and profile of Ronan Daly Jermyn has been one of our strategic growth objectives for some time. Having met and had discussions with the Ronan Daly Jermyn partners, we were impressed not only by the dynamic and progressive approach of the firm, but also the strong chemistry that exists between both sets of partners. We are very confident that this will translate into a broader, stronger and enhanced offering for the clients of both firms.”
Established in 1887 as a family practice, John McKee is now an established commercial law firm in Belfast with 8 partners and 48 employees. The firm has specialist capability in financial services, dispute resolution, real estate and corporate legal services for both local and internationally focused clients. Over the years, the firm has established a reputation as one of the foremost banking and litigation practices in Northern Ireland, acting for all the major banks operating in Northern Ireland.
Ronan Daly Jermyn is one of Ireland’s leading full-service law firms and the only top 10 law firm with a regional presence. With offices in Cork, Dublin, Galway and London, the firm offers market-leading expertise with the benefit of local access. A staff of 230 people includes almost 100 lawyers who handle a full range of transactions for local, national, international, private and public sector clients.