Patrick O'Connor Associate

Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2016 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  Birmingham

Areas of expertise:

Patrick O'Connor

Patrick O'Connor is an associate in our corporate team who advises on all aspects of corporate law, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, early stage fundraising and strategic investments.

Patrick has acted on a wide range of transactions both nationally and internationally, and enjoys working with businesses at all stages of development. Whether acting for a small owner managed business or a listed plc, Patrick always focuses on the client's end goal, and takes a technical but pragmatic approach to get the deal done.


Advising a listed Irish plc on its £15m acquisition of a group of UK based agricultural technology companies.

Advising a UK based tech start-up on various early stage investment rounds from (amongst others) high net worth individuals and a US based broadcasting company.  

Advising a global engineering and technology organisation on a circa £2m strategic investment into a German software development company.

Advising one of the largest UK-based manufacturers on a global restructuring, during which Patrick spent three weeks working alongside the client's head of tax and in-house legal team at its head office.


Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2016

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
    • Career
      Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, Associate
  • 2014

    • Career
      Higgs & Sons, Trainee Solicitor
  • 2013

    • Education
      BPP Law School (LPC) (Distinction)