Róisín Bergin Principal Associate

Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2018 - Solicitor of England and Wales

Qualified: 2016 - Solicitor of Ireland

Primary office:  London

Róisín Bergin

Róisín is a London based principal associate in the corporate team, her practice involves advising clients on a broad range of corporate matters with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity transactions.

Before joining the team at Gowling WLG, Róisín trained and qualified in Ireland with a leading Irish law firm where she gained experience advising both public and private companies, Róisín has a particular interest in energy and the energy transition, and advises multiple clients across this sector.



  • Advised Eelpower, a specialist battery storage company, on:
    • strategic joint ventures with SUSI Partners, Next Energy and a top tier Canadian pension fund; and
    • a range of acquisitions of ready-to-build battery storage assets.
  • Advised Brockwell Energy on the sale of Westfield Energy Recovery Facility, an Energy-from-Waste plant in Fife, Scotland to Equitix, a global investor, developer and long-term fund manager of core infrastructure assets.
  • Advised a subsidiary of Downing Renewables & Infrastructure Trust plc on its acquisition of a portfolio of 50 solar PV assets across the UK.

Private Equity

  • Acted for Medux, a leading provider of homecare and mobility aids in the Netherlands, on its acquisition of Medequip, a UK provider of community equipment and complementary services.
  • Advised Cairngorm Capital on the acquisition of RGB Building Supplies, a leading independent builders' merchant with 22 branches in the South West,
  • Advised Getinge, a global medical technology company, on its acquisition of 100% of the shares of Quadralene, a global manufacturer of decontamination products for the health care and dental sector for approximately £19 million.
  • Advising NVM Private Equity on its secondary buyout and £7 million investment into Chemigraphic, a leading provider of Electronic Manufacturing Services to the medical technology, defence and power systems sectors.

Financial Services

  • Advised AssetCo plc on its acquisition of a majority stake in Rize ETF, an exchange traded fund issuer, from Irish financial services group Davy for approximately £16.5 million.
  • Advised AssetCo plc on acquisitions of a number of asset management businesses.

Venture Capital

  • Advise Rated People in respect of fundraising and general corporate matters.
  • Advised Peakspan Capital on leading a Series B funding round into Simfoni, a digital solutions provider in the spend intelligence space.
  • Advised Epidarex Capital on the launch of Epidarex Exeed, its therapeutic discovery engine focused on advancing early stage life sciences assets.
  • Acting for mobile autonomy software developer Oxbotica Limited on a first round investment of £14 million led by Parkwalk Advisors, IP Group plc and AXA XL
  • Acting for Ridge Pharma Limited on a first round growth capital investment of £3.2 million led by NVM Private Equity

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2023

    • Career
      July 2023
      Gowling WLG (UK), Principal Associate
  • 2020

    • Career
      July 2020
      Gowling WLG (UK), Senior Associate
  • 2018

    • Career
      March 2018
      Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, Associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England and Wales
  • 2016

    • Career
      January 2016
      ByrneWallace, Dublin, solicitor
    • Education
      Law Society of Ireland, Professional Practice Course
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of Ireland
  • 2013

    • Career
      ByrneWallace, Dublin, trainee
  • 2011

    • Education
      Trinity College Dublin, Law (LL.B.)