Therese Rochford
Name: Therese Rochford
Firm Name: WhitneyMoore Solicitors
Country: Ireland
Practice Area: Corporate Law


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Professional Biography:

Therese is Head of the firm’s corporate department where she manages a broad-based corporate and commercial practice.

Therese has extensive experience in public company fundraisings,  placings, takeovers and AIM market compliance.   She also advises private companies in many  sectors including technology, resources, biotechnology, food, manufacturing, and renewable energy,  on a wide range of matters  including raising finance, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, MBO’s, MBI’s and corporate governance. She also represents  private investment ‘business angel’ funds. Therese and her team also advise extensively on technology contracts for  the IT Sector.

Therese  became a partner in the firm in 1997, having practised in the City of London for a number of years.  She  is a member of the Executive Council of the Irish Software Association.

Therese appears in International legal directories and is recommended as a leading lawyer by Chambers Europe and The Legal500.  Therese was awarded  the “Lawyer Monthly, Women in Law 2015 Award” in recognition of her legal expertise and contribution within the practice area of AIM  Market Law.

Recommendations:

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate and Commercial, The Legal 500 (2016)

Therese is praised for leading the corporate team which “achieves client’s goals rather than pointing out the pitfalls“.

leads the team, which ‘achieves client goals rather than pointing out the pitfalls’. – See more at: http://www.legal500.com/firms/10616/10681#sthash.3GdZwVlj.dpuf
leads the team, which ‘achieves client goals rather than pointing out the pitfalls’. – See more at: http://www.legal500.com/firms/10616/10681#sthash.3GdZwVlj.dpuf

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate/M&A, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2016)

Therese is described by clients as “very thorough – she will get a rounded understanding of the challenges and objectives, always fully appreciating the endgame”.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate/M&A, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2015)

Therese is described by clients as “very practical, solution focused and very hands-on.” She has significant experience in advising clients in the mineral and resource sectors.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate and Commercial, The Legal 500 (2015)

WhitneyMoore’s corporate practice is once again recommended with Therese Rochford leading the team.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate/M&A, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2014)

Therese is praised by clients for her “refreshingly open and honest approach and technical strength.” One commentator describes her as“approachable and incredibly responsive.”

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate and Commercial, The Legal 500 (2014)

WhitneyMoore’s corporate practice is described as ‘business savvy’ and Therese Rochford praised as ‘a sheer delight to work with because she is responsive and commercial’.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate/M&A, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2013)

Therese is recommended by clients and described as “terrific”.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate and Commercial, The Legal 500 (2013)

WhitneyMoore’s corporate practice is described as ‘top-class’ and Therese Rochford praised as ‘fantastic to deal with’.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate/M&A, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2012)

Sources note that “WhitneyMoore is highly capable and ethical, and always has an eye on its client’s needs”. The corporate team is led by Therese Rochford.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Corporate and Commercial, The Legal 500 (2012)

The highly regarded Therese Rochford heads WhitneyMoore’s team, which acted for Xstrata Zinc on the $17m conditional agreement to acquire certain lead and zinc interests from Minco.

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