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The Team



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Banking & Corporate LendingCharitiesInternet Law & RegulationFinancial ServicesInsurance & IntermediariesMiFIDTrade & CommoditiesIntellectual Property Litigation
Professional Bodies
Law Society of Ireland

Law Society of England & Wales

Solicitor’s Regulation Authority


BCL (Bachelor of Civil Law)

LLM (Master of Laws)

Dip EU (European Union) Law

PAUL FOLEY practices English and Irish law, and specialises in cross border financial services law, online trade and internet.

He advises companies on:

  • corporate, shareholders and subscription agreements and the sale and purchase of companies, particularly in the services sectors.
  • international trade, including committed and uncommitted letters of credit facilities, bills of exchange, Incoterms, distribution, and the sale of products and services over the internet
  • online / ecommerce, including underlying corporate structures, sale of products and services over the internet, regulatory compliance particularly in the financial services sector
  • reviewing and perfecting security taken in Ireland and England and the putting in place of new security
  • supervisory advice and regulatory compliance advice in financial services (including life and non-life insurance) or Real Estate Investment Trusts.

He has published and given seminars on Legal Issues connected with Targeting International Markets, Cross Border Financial Services Developments, Legal Developments impacting Investment Firms, and Insurers, and the Evolving EU Regulation of Payment Services.

Paul Foley is additionally authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales. SRA number 209146.


Recent Publications

“Legal Aspects of Investment Based Crowdfunding”; “Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD 2) in Short” : Financier Worldwide December 2016; “Home Loans without Borders” published in the Irish Public Sector Magazine in April 2018; Lexis Nexis, Chapter 3 of “Doing Business in Ireland”: 2019 (release 30); “International Trade in Goods and Services in Ireland: Overview”: February 2019 Practical Law (Thomson Reuters); “Sale and Storage of Goods in Ireland: Overview”: February 2019 Practical Law (Thomson Reuters).

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