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Anne-Marie Dempsey

Corporate Consultant

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Anne-Marie is a corporate and commercial lawyer and company secretary, with many years of broad experience advising on company transactions such as acquisitions, in-licensing deals, refinancing and company reorganisations, as well as drafting and negotiating a broad range of commercial agreements and advising tax, finance, supply chain, sales and marketing and HR departments. Anne-Marie has advised the board of directors of a global plc on varied legal matters pertaining to the company.

Anne-Marie worked in-house at Horizon Therapeutics as Senior Counsel and Company Secretary for 6 years, following 8 years in-house at Shire Pharmaceuticals. Having trained at Dublin top-5 firm Matheson, she became an Associate in its Litigation and Dispute Resolution department, before embarking on a 2 year secondment to the Houses of the Oireachtas (Irish parliament).

 

Relevant experience includes:

  • Twice setting up the Irish/European legal function in global companies
  • Advisor to the Board of Directors of a global plc
  • Advising on acquisitions, in-licensing, divestitures and re-financing deals for global pharma companies
  • Drafting, negotiating and advising on global, European and UK commercial agreements including master services, logistics, supply chain, consultancy, clinical trial agreements
  • Advising on HR policies and agreements
  • Advising on promotional and marketing materials and website content
  • Company secretary of global (Irish domiciled) plc and global subsidiaries
  • Providing compliance training on anti-bribery, EU regulations, company reorganisations and redundancies

Fine Print

Key Practices

Corporate

Other Interests

Outside of Ignition Law, Anne-Marie enjoys sailing and spending time outdoors with her family.

A Social Cause I care about

Education. I am a parent governor of my son’s school

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