Pat Flynn is the managing partner of Flynn O’Driscoll, a business law firm with offices in Dublin, Galway and London. He founded the firm in 2002 and it has now grown to 23 lawyers specialising in all areas of corporate, commercial and employment law. Other practice areas include aviation and commercial litigation. The firm is particularly active in Ireland’s StartUp community and it has a very strong ICT and intellectual property practice.
Pat is from Ballina, Co. Mayo and was educated at St Muredach’s College. In 1983 Pat graduated with an honors BCL law degree from University College Dublin and he was admitted as a solicitor in Ireland in 1987 and in England and Wales in 1996. He recently completed an Advanced Leadership Programme with the Timoney Institute and San Telmo University, Seville, Spain.
Pat previously worked with A&L Goodbody, one of Ireland’s largest law firms. He is a former senior executive of Ulster Investment Bank (part of the RBS/NatWest Group) where he specialised in global structured finance transactions involving European and US companies. He has also worked in corporate finance in Ireland and in emerging markets, particularly the Russian Federation, for a UK business. Pat was head of the corporate law department in a top 10 Dublin law firm before leaving to establish Flynn O’Driscoll.
Pat’s current directorships include a number of international aircraft leasing companies based in Dublin. He is a member of the Law Society of Ireland, the Dublin Solicitor’s Bar Association, the Irish Russian Business Association and the Irish International Business Network (IIBN), both in Dublin and London.
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