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Morgan Pierse

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Morgan is a partner in Maples and Calder's Corporate team in the Maples Group's Dublin office. He specialises in corporate law and has a broad corporate and commercial practice including advising Irish and international clients on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity transactions, joint ventures, loan portfolio transactions and corporate reorganisations. Morgan's transactional experience and expertise lies across a vast range of industries, with a particular focus in recent years on the financial services and technology sectors.  


Morgan joined the Maples Group in 2021. He previously worked for a large Irish corporate law firm from 2009 to 2020. Morgan has been recognised as a 'Next Generation Partner' with The Legal 500 EMEA.

"Very strong, impressive and highly skilled corporate lawyer, calm, commercially focused with extensive knowledge and is a pleasure to deal with. Morgan advises us on commercial and M&A transactions. Morgan is extremely professional, efficient, consistently brings a pragmatic approach to complex matters, gives clear advice and always in a timely manner."  (The Legal 500 EMEA 2023)

"Morgan was the lead partner and put in a superhuman shift."  (The Legal 500 EMEA 2023)

"He was a very calming influence when it was needed and gave the reassurance needed at all times."  (The Legal 500 EMEA 2023)


  • AIB Equity Capital on its investment in Fortus Group
  • AMCS Group on various acquisitions
  • Arachas Corporate Brokers on its acquisition of BJP Insurance
  • Boxever on its sale to Sitecore
  • Cardinal Capital Group on its Irish investments
  • Clearlake Capital on its acquisition of Quest Software
  • DigitalWell on its acquisition of Strencom
  • Fairstone Group on its Irish investments
  • Francisco Partners on its acquisition of Follett School Solutions, and IBM's Watson Health 
  • Heitman on its investment in U Store It Group
  • Host Ireland on its sale to Triple Point
  • Mercuria Energy Group and Lacerta Partners on their investment in Exergyn
  • Roomex on its acquisition by FLEETCOR Technologies
  • SteriPack Group on its sale to Inflexion
  • Taoglas on its acquisition by Graham Partners
  • Taxamo on its sale to Vertex
  • Wayflyer on its acquisition of Chamberlain Media

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2012 – Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland


Bachelor of Business and Law (First Class Honours), University College Dublin, 2008

Diploma in Employment Law, University College Dublin, 2012


Morgan is a member of the Business Law Committee of the Law Society of Ireland


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