• JP Gilmartin

    Partner in Charge - Galway Office


    JP is Partner-in-Charge of RDJ's Galway office and represents a broad range of clients, both indigenous and multinational. JP’s core areas of practice include mergers and acquisitions, re-organisations, corporate and commercial, intellectual property and corporate finance.

    Prior to joining Ronan Daly Jermyn, JP worked in the Corporate Department of a leading Irish law firm. JP has particular expertise in the Medtech sector representing numerous clients in the Galway Medtech cluster.

    JP has advised on several significant transactions over the past year including, acting for the National University of Ireland Galway in relation to the acquisition of the Shannon College of Hotel Management; acting for a West of Ireland based holding company in relation to its sale of a trading services subsidiary to a French listed company; and acting for Neuravi Limited in relation to its €19 million Series B fundraising from a syndicate of indigenous and overseas venture capital investors.

    JP is President of the Galway Chamber of Commerce. 


    National University of Ireland, Galway (B Comm) (LLB) 


    Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland.
    Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales (non-practising).
    Associate of the Irish Taxation Institute.
    Qualified Data Protection Practitioner (PDP - Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection).


    • "an excellent corporate lawyer with extensive experience. He is very practical, excellent technically, responsive, business minded, and solution focused."- The Legal 500 (2022)
    • JP Gilmartin is an excellent lawyer who provides practical, innovative and efficient advice covering a wide range of complex corporate and commercial areas. He is very responsive and delivers an efficient, excellent service.‘ - The Legal 500
    • JP is recognised for exceptional standing in the legal community for his work in the areas Commercial, Corporate and M&A; Healthcare and Life Sciences and Intellectual Property in The Legal 500.
    • JP Gilmartin has an excellent knowledge IP licensing, large debt and equity fundraising, employee stock ownership plans and corporate structure. He seems to have an encyclopaedic knowledge without the need for reference.‘ -The Legal 500
    • ‘I trust JP Gilmartin’s opinion and guidance… a real expert in the industry.‘ - The Legal 500
    • ‘JP Gilmartin is an excellent lawyer on the corporate and commercial side of the house.‘ - The Legal 500

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