Eugene F Collins has announced Gerard Coll, corporate partner will be retiring as a partner after 42 years with the firm.

Gerard will remain as a consultant in the corporate practice working with his existing client base.

Gerard is one of Eugene F Collins’ most experienced partners, specialising in mergers and acquisitions and restructurings in the healthcare, software technology, retail, energy and financial services sectors. He has played a significant role in many complex and high profile transactions throughout his career including: acting for the Receiver in the sale of Dublin Gas, acquiring what was the B&I Line and transactions for RTE, Maxol, Clear Channel, Arkphire Group, Kepak, JD Sports, New Look and Q-Park and many other clients.

Eugene F Collins Managing Partner, Mark Walsh commented: “Gerard is an outstanding corporate lawyer and has been fundamental to the firm’s growth over the past four decades. His contribution to the firm has been immense throughout and while we will miss him as a partner I am delighted that our clients will continue to benefit from his experience in his new role as consultant.”

Gerard Coll commented: “I am incredibly proud to have spent my career with Eugene F Collins. I thank the partners and other colleagues across the firm for their support and friendship over the years. I look forward to continuing to work with my clients in my role as consultant and am delighted that our firm continues to play an integral part in many substantial corporate transactions.”