Aoife Garrett

Aoife Garrett CDS



• Mergers and acquisitions
• Corporate restructuring
• Commercial contracts
• Corporate governance


Aoife trained as a solicitor with the Independent Trustee Company before joining the commercial department of a large Dublin law firm. Aoife has held a number of in-house legal roles in the alternative investment funds and the structured finance and securitisation sectors. Aoife joined CDS Law & Tax in 2015.

Aoife deals with a broad range of corporate governance and corporate and commercial work. She advises private companies, start-ups and individuals on private equity, investment and financing transactions, structuring, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and disposals. She is experienced in intellectual property matters and advises client organisations on their obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation. Aoife also advises on the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts, arrangements and related disputes across a range of sectors.

Aoife has extensive experience in all corporate governance matters having previously advised a large semi-state entity on board and committee evaluations and on the Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies.


• BCLGA, University College Cork
• LLM, University College Cork


• Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland 2011, Law Society of Ireland
• Qualified Data Protection Practitioner
• Member of the Southern Law Association
• Business Law tutor with the Law Society of Ireland



• Independent Trustee Company
• Matheson
• Bord na Móna plc
• Abbey Capital Limited
• Citco Corporate Services

Contact Aoife Garrett

   021 235 5810


Meet the Team: Aoife Garrett

Our People

Ciaran Desmond


Jennifer Downing

Solicitor | Head of Property

Aoife Garrett

Solicitor | Head of Commercial

Darren Fitzgerald


Louise Lonergan

Solicitor and Chartered Tax Advisor

Tommy Walsh

Chartered Tax Advisor