Partner | Corporate & Banking Law

Kevin McVeigh is Head of Elliott Duffy Garrett’s Corporate & Banking practice. Kevin advises clients on corporate transactions in Northern Ireland and on international deals with a Northern Ireland connection. He specialises in the sale and purchase of businesses. Kevin also advises on commercial contracts including investment and shareholder agreements and corporate governance.

“’Experienced corporate lawyer and very solid guy’ Kevin McVeigh of Elliott Duffy Garrett undertakes a variety of corporate matters including MBOs, investments and business sales on behalf of a range of local businesses. Clients praise his ‘strong commercial awareness and all-round excellent knowledge on various aspects of law’.” Chambers Europe (2019)

“Kevin McVeigh heads the corporate and commercial department at Elliott Duffy Garrett and has a broad practice covering a wide range of M&A transactions and shareholder disputes. Market commentators appreciate that he is ‘straight and honest in his advice’.” Chambers UK (2019)

Kevin is named as a “Leading Individual” in Corporate and M&A by Legal 500 (2019)

Areas of Expertise

Banking & Financial Services, Corporate & Commercial, Insolvency & Restructuring, Housing

Professional Activities/ Memberships

Kevin is a member of the Law Society of Northern Ireland and the Law Society of England & Wales and he holds practising certificates in both jurisdictions. Kevin is a part-time tutor in Company Law at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies.


  • Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Queen’s University Belfast
  • LLB, Queen’s University, Belfast