Brendan specialises in advising on mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions, fundraisings and commercial agreements. His practice focuses on the natural resource, mining, oil and gas, information technology and media sectors.

Brendan represents international companies both publicly listed and privately owned in the mining and oil and gas sectors. His advice on the corporate side focuses on fundraisings, mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations and stock market listings/admissions, including on the AIM Market. Brendan has particular expertise in acting for both acquirers and targets in takeovers of listed companies including schemes of arrangement. On the commercial side he is experienced in farm-in agreements, joint venture agreements and royalty agreements.

In the information technology and medical technology sectors, Brendan has extensive experience in advising early-stage and established players, together with investors, on shareholders’ agreements and corporate governance, share options, fundraisings, venture capital, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. In addition he advises on cloud-related contracts such as SaaS, outsourcing and systems integration agreements, together with software licensing and related intellectual property commercialisation contracts.

Brendan was admitted to practice as a lawyer in Ireland in 1998, having obtained a Bachelor of Business Studies degree from the University of Limerick and a Higher Diploma in European Law from University College Dublin. Brendan is a fluent French speaker.


Brendan is recommended by international legal journals.  According to The Legal 500 EMEA 2022:

‘Brendan Ringrose has a deep understanding of international equity capital markets and of the natural resources sector.’

Brendan Ringrose – exceptionally strong corporate lawyer with detailed knowledge of technical matters and a forensic approach to problem solving. Would recommend for complex, non-vanilla M&A transactions.’

Brendan Ringrose is highly skilled and dedicated to his clients.  He is the only lawyer I have been dealing with – a very fine lawyer.’

Brendan is also recommended by The Legal 500 EMEA 2019 and noted for his work with publicly listed companies based in Ireland and North America, including Glencore and Dalradian Resources.