Vicky leads the corporate/commercial team with over 15 years’ experience advising local and international clients on corporate transactions and commercial agreements. She works with clients at all stages of growth, from high potential start-ups to PLCs, across all sectors. Many of her clients are owner managed businesses and entrepreneurs.
A core area of Vicky’s practice is advising on private equity and venture capital funding deals. She has worked at the heart of the local VC ecosystem throughout her career, acting for some of NI’s most active investment funds and most successful start-ups over that period. She currently represents one of the largest VC funds in Northern Ireland in addition to many early stage high growth potential companies. Often she works with companies from incorporation through various funding rounds to successful exits.
Vicky also has extensive experience of acquiring and selling companies, and regularly deals with high value, complex M&A transactions involving local and internationally based counter-parties.
More generally, Vicky has significant experience of management buy outs, corporate restructuring, shareholder matters, commercial agreements, and corporate governance issues.
Chambers and Partners UK Guide to the Legal Profession, the leading independent industry ranking guide for lawyers in the UK, has consistently ranked Vicky as a leading practitioner in Corporate/M&A. Please see below for some recent reviews from that publication.
Chambers and Partners 2021 review:
“Vicky Dummigan comes highly recommended by clients for her well-honed strengths in corporate acquisitions and equity financing transactions. "Our experience has been fantastic. She worked diligently to keep us informed and worked vigorously on our behalf to support the company and achieve our objectives. She brought a high degree of expertise throughout and we benefited significantly from having her on our team."
Previous Chambers and Partners reviews:
“Vicky Dummigan leads the corporate team at Davidson McDonnell and focuses on advising corporate clients and wider investors on funding deals, M&A transactions and corporate restructuring matters. Sources report: "She is an experienced corporate lawyer who is very diligent in her work with clients. She exudes competency and skill and works extremely hard to meet and exceed her client's expectations."
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