Owen Henson is an associate solicitor in Kane Tuohy’s Commercial/Litigation/Corporate Recovery Department. He practices in the areas of corporate recovery and insolvency, commercial litigation, and corporate law.
His clients range from individual shareholders and domestic and foreign insolvency practitioners, to multinational companies, institutional investors, financial institutions, and state bodies, domestic and foreign.
Owen advises clients on corporate and commercial law, specifically on corporate sales and acquisitions, shareholder agreements and disputes, intellectual property, governance, and franchising matters.
His experience also covers personal insolvency cases; prosecuting or defending parties in fraudulent or reckless trading; unfair preference or disposition; and restriction or disqualification actions in corporate insolvency cases.
Owen graduated from UCD with a Bachelor of Business and Legal Studies Degree, and a post-graduate Master’s in Commercial Law.
Owen acted on behalf of the management of an Irish company, whose business was purchased as part of the acquisition of a large US international financial services group.
He recently advised the Liquidator of an Irish company, who secured a significant cross-border settlement of a fraudulent disposition/unfair preference claim against a creditor of the company.
Owen acted on behalf of a shareholder, which successfully resisted a High Court Petition to wind up a solvent company on the grounds of “deadlock”.
He recently advised the purchaser on the acquisition of a cinema and retail complex to include drafting transaction documentation and carrying out due diligence on the company, business and property being acquired.