Leonora is a Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Law Department. She practices exclusively in the area of corporate law and has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, management buyouts, private equity placement and corporate restructuring. Leonora advises clients on continuing investments and shareholder and financing arrangements as well as disposals of assets through corporate structures.
Admitted as a solicitor in 1989
Diploma of Legal Studies (1985)
B.A. Hons. (1984) University College Dublin
Member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association.
Achievements and Endorsements
Leonora has written articles on commercial law, franchising law, competition and mergers and acquisition legislation for various publications.
“Leonora has extensive experience in M&A, restructuring and cross-border transactions.”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2020
“Leonora is extraordinarily good on detail and very thorough.”
Chambers Europe, 2020
“Leonora is praised for her outstanding advice on complex corporate merger issues”
Legal 500, 2019
“The utterly committed Leonora Malone is extremely hard-working, determined, supportive and friendly” Chambers Europe, 2019
Sources value that Leonora Malone is “very calm in heated situations and a good source of advice in difficult circumstances,” describing her as “good at dealing with complex issues.”
Chambers Europe, 2018
“Leonora is an excellent negotiator”
Legal 500, 2017
Interviewees remark that Leonora Malone “did a good job for her clients, and is experienced, firm and very competent”
Chambers Europe, 2017
Leonora Malone “processes every angle of a case and gives robust reasons for going down a particular route, which helps us understand our responsibilities clearly”
Chambers Global, 2016
Leonora receives praise for her “experienced, commercial and approachable presence on M&A, management buyouts and private equity placements”
Chambers Europe, 2016