Arthur Cox Managing Partner in Northern Ireland Catriona Gibson has described two senior appointments as a “further strengthening” of the firm’s already market leading legal offering.

Senior Appointments
Senior Appointments

Lynsey Mallon has been named as the new Head of the Corporate and Commercial team while Stuart Mansfield will lead the Banking and Finance team.

Both among the most respected lawyers in Northern Ireland, their new appointments cement Arthur Cox’s position as one of Northern Ireland’s leading corporate law firms.

Welcoming the promotions, Arthur Cox Managing Partner Catriona Gibson said:

“It is a great pleasure to announce the appointments of Stuart and Lynsey as the new heads of our Corporate and Finance teams in Belfast.

“Both already long standing and esteemed members of our Partner team, their new roles reflect their exceptionally high standards of professionalism that has seen each of them attract a reputation as being among the leading experts in their chosen legal specialism.

“In Stuart and Lynsey, we are privileged to work with legal minds that are both pragmatic and innovative. Each of them brings to their role an exceptional record of leadership within the firm, further strengthening our senior team.”

With extensive experience advising global organisations on domestic and cross-border transactions, Lynsey is among the most respected Corporate and Commercial lawyers in Northern Ireland.

Regularly acting on behalf of clients in some of the most high-profile mergers and acquisitions, Lynsey provides expert advice on a wide range of matters including investments, and corporate reorganisations and restructuring.

Providing counsel to financial institutions and corporate borrowers in Northern Ireland and beyond, Stuart advises on often complex transactions, including secured lending and refinancing.

His experience in structured finance transactions, such as loan mortgage portfolio acquisitions and disposals, securitisations and bond issuances, ensure Stuart is one of the most sought-after financial lawyers operating locally.

Arthur Cox Chair in Northern Ireland Alan Taylor said:

“The appointments of Lynsey and Stuart cement our reputation as providing market leading advice on corporate and financial legal matters.

“As a group, our senior Partners represent an exceptionally talented team of professionals each of them working to deliver real value on a diverse range of legal issues for our broad client base.”

Geoff Moore, Managing Partner at Arthur Cox in Dublin added:

“The promotions at Arthur Cox in Belfast illustrate the tremendous depth of the team of Partners that we have in Belfast. It is pleasing to see the continued growth of the Belfast office, firmly recognised as the natural adviser to leading organisations across the region.”

In addition to Belfast and Dublin, Arthur Cox has offices in London, New York, and San Francisco.