Associate, Dublin Office
Maria is an Associate, practising as part of the firm's Corporate and Commercial team. Her practice covers a range of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, corporate governance, joint ventures and equity fundraising matters.
Maria has experience advising both private and public sector clients on best practice in data protection and, specifically, GDPR compliance. She is a qualified Data Protection Practitioner having obtained a Distinction award in PDP Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection.
Maria previously worked in the Corporate team at a private practice in a leading commercial law firm in Northern Ireland. She has experience working with a large range of clients including private individuals, start-up companies and multinational entities in the technology, healthcare, retail and hospitality and manufacturing sectors.
Queens’ University, Belfast (LLB, Law)
Queens’ University, Belfast, (Professional Legal Studies)
Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
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Expansion of Joint Ventures and Merger Control
Expansion of a joint venture's business activities can give trigger to a new merger notification requirement under competition law rules. Diarmaid Gavin and Conor Dunne from R...
The Avoca Clinic secures investment for expansion
RDJ advised The Avoca Clinic on their €7m equity investment from BGF to facilitate their continued growth and development across Ireland. The Avoca Clinic is one of Ireland’s ...
New Block Exemption for R&D Agreements
On the 1st of July 2023, a new block exemption regulation for R&D agreements will come into force. Diarmaid Gavin and Aoife Nazneen Nurul Khasri from RDJ's Research, Innov...
The Screening of Third Country Transactions Bill - Looking Forward and Backwards
Sean O’Reilly and Michael O’Halloran from RDJ’s Corporate and Commercial team provide a comprehensive overview of the Screening of Third Country Transactions Bill 2022 which, ...
Louis Fitzgerald Group to acquire iconic Imperial Hotel Cork
RDJ advised The Imperial Hotel Cork on its proposed acquisition by The Louis Fitzgerald Group, one of the largest family-run hospitality groups in the country.
RDJ advises Lumenia Consulting on MBO
RDJ advised Lumenia Consulting on a management buy-out by three senior management team members.