About Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance is the systems, principles and processes by which organisations are directed and controlled. Good governance should facilitate efficient, effective and entrepreneurial management that can deliver shareholder value over the longer term.

Ogier Leman’ Corporate team has in-depth knowledge of applicable regulation and governance codes and regularly advises domestic and international clients on corporate governance law, regulation and codes of practice in Ireland.

We assist individual officers, boards and shareholders on best practice generally, corporate governance structures and issues. We implement effective training and corporate governance structures, thereby enabling those clients to comply with applicable law, regulation and codes.

Our Services

We advise;

  • Company Boards;
  • Directors and Officers on their liabilities and obligations;
  • Shareholders on their rights;
  • On Stock Exchange Rules and Codes of Practice Disclosure;
  • On Market Abuse and Transparency Regulation;
  • On Code of Conduct for Public Bodies and ethics in public office requirements;
  • On Central Bank Corporate Governance Codes;
  • On Code of Practice for the governance of State Bodies;
  • Voluntary organisations in relation to their powers and duties;
  • On Industry specific compliance and regulation – particularly in the payments sector;
  • On employment law issues; and
  • Sports National Governing Bodies.

Company Secretarial

We can also offer our clients a comprehensive company secretarial support service to assist their Irish companies with all aspects of their company secretarial compliance obligations, including:

  • registered office services;
  • maintenance of statutory registers;
  • advice on procedures for board and shareholder meetings; and
  • compliance with Companies Registration Office filing requirements.

Our Experience

We understand that modern business is not just measured by financial performance. Compliance with best corporate governance practice is now a basic hygiene requirement for successful boards, shareholders and investors. Ogier Leman specialise in delivering cost-effective preventative training and focused prompt understandable business savvy advice.

Our Clients

We act for a range of domestic and international clients- in both the regulated and unregulated sectors. We also regularly advise individual directors, officers and shareholders, on their compliance responsibilities.


Your Contacts

Dominic Conlon

Partner & Head of Corporate

TEL: +353 1 639 3000

DDI: +353 1 232 1075

Email: ireland@ogier.com

Edon Byrnes



TEL: +353 1 639 3000

Email: ireland@ogier.com