Meet the Team

FDO

Patrick G Flynn

Managing and Founding Partner
Practice Areas

Commercial Law, Corporate Law

Profile

Pat founded the firm in 2002. In 1983 he graduated with an honors BCL law degree from University College Dublin and he was admitted as a solicitor in Ireland in 1987 and in England and Wales in 1996. In 2013 he completed an Advanced Leadership Programme with the Timoney Institute and San Telmo University, Seville, Spain.

Pat previously worked with A&L Goodbody, one of Ireland’s largest law firms. He is a former senior executive of Ulster Investment Bank (part of the RBS/NatWest Group) where he specialised in global structured finance transactions involving European and US companies. He has also worked in corporate finance in Ireland and in emerging markets, particularly the Russian Federation, for a UK business. Pat was head of the corporate law department in a top 10 Dublin law firm before leaving to establish Flynn O’Driscoll.

He is a member of the Law Society of Ireland, the Dublin Solicitor’s Bar Association, the Irish Russian Business Association, the Irish International Business Network (IIBN), both in Dublin and London and the SME Policy Committee of the British-Irish Chamber of Commerce. Pat’s current directorships include a number of international aircraft leasing companies based in Dublin and he was appointed in July 2014 by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation to the Board of Directors of Enterprise Ireland for a four year term. Enterprise Ireland is the Irish Government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets.

Patrick Flynn is practical and business-minded and gets the job done

The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa, 2016

Patrick G Flynn

Managing and Founding Partner
Practice Areas

Commercial Law, Corporate Law

Profile

Pat founded the firm in 2002. In 1983 he graduated with an honors BCL law degree from University College Dublin and he was admitted as a solicitor in Ireland in 1987 and in England and Wales in 1996. In 2013 he completed an Advanced Leadership Programme with the Timoney Institute and San Telmo University, Seville, Spain.

Pat previously worked with A&L Goodbody, one of Ireland’s largest law firms. He is a former senior executive of Ulster Investment Bank (part of the RBS/NatWest Group) where he specialised in global structured finance transactions involving European and US companies. He has also worked in corporate finance in Ireland and in emerging markets, particularly the Russian Federation, for a UK business. Pat was head of the corporate law department in a top 10 Dublin law firm before leaving to establish Flynn O’Driscoll.

He is a member of the Law Society of Ireland, the Dublin Solicitor’s Bar Association, the Irish Russian Business Association, the Irish International Business Network (IIBN), both in Dublin and London and the SME Policy Committee of the British-Irish Chamber of Commerce. Pat’s current directorships include a number of international aircraft leasing companies based in Dublin and he was appointed in July 2014 by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation to the Board of Directors of Enterprise Ireland for a four year term. Enterprise Ireland is the Irish Government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets.

Patrick Flynn is practical and business-minded and gets the job done

The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa, 2016