Our Team

Paul Keane

Managing Partner


  • Primary degree in Law, Trinity College, Dublin 
  • Masters Degree in Law, London School of Economics 
  • Qualified as a solicitor in 1979
  • Associate of the Institute of Taxation in Ireland 
  • Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. 
  • Diplome en Franí§ais Juridique 


  • Corporate law 
  • Commercial transactions
  • Professional Discipline and Regulation 

Recent Significant Engagements 

  • Sale of Odenberg Engineering to Tomra for consideration in excess of €50m 
  • Restructuring major Irish group through examinership
  • MBO of leading Irish professional services provider
  • Guidance to corporates and individuals facing insolvency
  • Negotiations of event contracts with anticipated attendance of several hundreds of thousands


  • Has lectured widely in Ireland and abroad including international conferences organised by the European Commission
  • Has written or co-authored numerous articles, conference papers and contributions including chapters in:-
    • the International Taxation of E-Commerce, published by Kluwer and  
    • the Business Law Manual published by Oxford University Press

Committees and Appointments

  • Immediate Past Chairman of the Business Law Committee of the Law Society of Ireland
  • Chairman, Task Force of the Law Society in Ireland on Legal Services Regulation Act
  • Member of the Council of the Law Society of Ireland
  • Served as nominee of the Law Society to the network of experts on contract law established by the Commission of the European Union as part of its project on European Contract Law
  • Member of the Private Law Committee of the CCBE which is responsible for considering European Contract Law project
  • Chairman of Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Ireland
  • Non-executive Chairman of Newbridge Silverware


  • English, Irish, French
  • Intermediate Italian and  Swedish

Honorary Consul General of Sweden

  • Since 2010, the Honorary Consul General of Sweden 



Contact: pkeane@reddycharlton.ie