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Dearbhla Quigley


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Dearbhla is a partner in the firm’s corporate department specialising in UK and cross-border corporate finance and M&A transactions for both public and private companies. She has experience across a broad range of sectors but has significant experience of advising businesses at all stages of the business cycle in the natural resources (mining and oil & gas) power (including renewable energy) and real estate sectors as well as early stage businesses in the technology sector.

Her 20 years of experience covers IPOs and secondary offerings of shares on the AIM market of London Stock Exchange as well as transactions on the premium and standard segments of the Main Board of London.

Dearbhla also advises on private offerings of shares, venture capital, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures.

Dearbhla consistently is ranked in the legal directories. The Lawyer previously named Dearbhla as one of their ‘Hot 100’ lawyers and she is a recommended lawyer in both Legal 500 and Chambers UK. IFLR 2018 recognised Dearbhla as a leading equity capital markets lawyer.

Dearbhla is an LL.B and LL.M graduate of Trinity College Dublin and qualified as a solicitor in England. During her career and prior to joining Fox Williams Dearbhla spent 13 years in the London offices of US law firms.

Chambers UK

“Dearbhla Quigley is adept at handling initial and secondary offerings on the Main Market and AIM, with a particular focus on advising listed companies in the natural resources, power, healthcare and technology sectors.” (2019)

‘proactive’ and ‘very responsive, clever lawyer’ (2018)

“highly regarded up-and-coming partner” with a “great reputation in the AIM space.” (2016)

“Foreign Expert” in Africa equity capital markets matters “especially in the mining, oil and agriculture sectors” and “she is particularly well known for her handling of AIM-related work”. (Chambers Global 2013)

Legal 500

Recommended lawyer for flotations small and mid-cap(2019)

Recommended lawyer for small and mid-cap flotations, providing "timely, insightful advice" with "a client-focused attitude,” that “transactions are given an impressive commercial commitment,” and she is “praised for [her] ‘lucid intellect’ and ‘restless energy’.” (2012-2018)

IFLR 1000

Capital markets: Equity M&A

“Highly regarded” 2018

“Leading Lawyer” 2014

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  • Top Ranked Chambers UK 2014 - Leading Firm
  • Ranked in Chambers Europe 2013 - Leading Individual
  • Ranked in Chambers Global 2014 - Leading Firm
  • Legal 500 - Leading Firm
  • The Lawyer UK 200 - Listed Firm
  • The Law Society Excellence Awards 2012 - Shortlisted
  • Investors in People - Bronze