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About Laurie Dineen

Laurie is a corporate associate in our Global Transactions practice.

Laurie focuses on M&A, private equity transactions and general corporate matters for multinational corporates, private equity sponsors and other financial investors in transactions across a range of sectors.

Laurie is dual qualified to practice law in England & Wales and Ireland.

Laurie recently spent 6 months seconded to Cinven's in-house legal team and prior to joining Freshfields, Laurie worked at A&L Goodbody, a leading international law firm in Ireland. 

Recent work

  • Advising Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board on its acquisition of 7IM. 
  • Advising Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board on its sale of the Irish National Lottery operator, Premier Lotteries Ireland.
  • Advising Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board on its investment in Societa Gasdotti Italia.
  • Advising Cinven on its acquisition of MBCC Group’s Admixtures business.
  • Advising Cinven on its investment in the combination of group.ONE and the dogado group.
  • Advising Cinven on its acquisition of IFGL.
  • Advising CVC Capital Partners on CVC Funds' strategic partnership with the Women's Tennis Association.
  • Advising CVC Capital Partners on its investment in System C.
  • Advising CVC Capital Partners on its acquisition of ekaterrathe global tea business, as a carve out from Unilever.
  • Advising Charterhouse Capital Partners on the business combination of Mirion Technologies and GS Acquisition Holdings Corp II.
  • Advising General Atlantic on its acquisition of a minority stake in Gymshark, a fitness community and apparel brand.
  • Advising various global financial investors on corporate and contractual matters relating to their funds and portfolio companies.

Qualifications

Education

  • The University College of Dublin, Business and Law International (BBL, First Class Honours)
  • The Law Society of Ireland (PPCI)
  • The Law Society of Ireland (PPCII)

Professional qualifications

  • Admitted as a Solicitor (Ireland)
  • Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales)