Ireland Company Formation

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Company Formation and Related Services



Buying a European shelf company with VAT number

Whenever you need to start doing business immediately in a European country and you need a company with a VAT number, you don’t have to wait for the bureaucratic procedures.

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Partner Law Firms

We encourage you to contact our partner law firms in Bucharest: Rolegal and E&C, both part of our legal network.

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Tax Minimization Structures

BridgeWest is specialized in special corporate structures designed for tax minimization. No matter where you want to incorporate your company, you will need to consider how you can legally minimize costs.

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Lawyers in Ireland


BridgeWest provides a wide range of legal services in Ireland through our affiliated Irish lawyers and Law Firms in Dublin and other major cities in Ireland. We are mainly specialized in the main aspects of Irish Commercial Law, including Company Formation, Debt Collection, Commercial Disputes and Litigation, Irish Real Estate Law and certain areas of Intellectual Property Law (such as Trademark Registration for instance).

You can find some of our main areas of expertise below:

Company Formation in Ireland

Our lawyers will provide  immediate assistance with company registration in Ireland in matters like official registration, structure, financing, taxation, office registration. We handle both Irish Limited  Liability or Joint-Stock company formations.

Debt Collection in Ireland

BridgeWest provides legal assistance for the recuperation of debts from Irish companies through pre-trial proceedings (official notifications to the debtor, negotiations etc.) as well as trial representation.

Mergers and Acquisitions in Ireland

Mergers and Acquisitions as well other corporate restructuring on the Irish market.

Due Diligence in Ireland

This refers to both corporate due diligence (performing certain verifications of Irish business partners for instance) as well as real estate due diligence (offering a verification of a real estate property to be purchased in Ireland).

Taxation Advice and Planning in Ireland

Advice on any Irish tax and taxation methods, planning for the minimization of taxes, taxes involved with ownership and transfer of real estate.

Articles on Law in Ireland

Types of Irish Companies

Ireland represents a profitable and consistent business environment, offering several company types suitable for different kind of businesses. The procedure for company formation and registration in Ireland is rather simple, being finished in a matter of days. Entrepreneurs, foreign or nationals, us ...

Set up a Company in Ireland

Ireland is characterized by a small, but modern and powerful economy, with a GDP of around EUR 29,500 per capita, being considered the third richest country in Europe and the fourth richest in the world and offering a good business environment for entrepreneurs willing to set up a company in Ireland ...

The Companies Registration Office of Ireland

The Companies Registration Office in Ireland is the institution where the public statutory information on Irish companies and businesses is stored. The institution has as main functions the incorporation of Irish companies and registration of business names, to apply the enforcement of the Companies ...

Open Company Branch or Subsidiary in Ireland

Foreign entrepreneurs who wish to establish a business in Ireland may do so by incorporating a brand new Irish company, being encouraged by the Irish government and enjoying equal and non-discriminatorily treatment. However already existing foreign companies may establish a branch in Ireland in orde ...

Shelf Company in Ireland

In order to invest in Ireland a foreign entrepreneur needs to consider his/her options. Forming a company may be a profitable way to invest, and this can be achieved by setting up a brand new company, or purchasing a shelf, or readymade company. The main difference consists in the time of incorporat ...

Paying Taxes in Ireland

  1. What is the corporate tax in Ireland? In Ireland companies pay corporate tax levied on company profits. The tax is charged for both the company's income and gains and its rates differ. 12, 5% tax is charged on trading income and 25% for non-trading income. 2. What is the VAT ...

Guide to Company Incorporation in Ireland

  1. What is the minimum share capital of a Private company limited by shares in Ireland? The most common company type in Ireland is the Private company limited by shares as it is similar to a regular limited liability company, having a simple structure and a minimum capital requirement o ...

Company Liquidation in Ireland

BridgeWest handles all steps required for company liquidation in Ireland. Please contact us via email or phone for appointing a liquidator to carry on the company dissolution, submitting the required application forms, dealing with the Court, closing the company's bank account or any other ...

Register a Non Profit Organization in Ireland

There are two forms of foundations in Ireland: the charitable trusts and the companies limited by guarantees not having a share capital. Both types of foundations that can be open in Ireland have the same documents at their base: the memorandum of association and the articles of association. The fou ...

Nominee Director in Ireland

Usually, in the offshore jurisdictions, the nominee director is an entity (individual or corporate body)  who’s renting his/her name to a company only to be used in the registration process for granting confidentiality for one of the beneficial owners. His/her liabilities are limited and ...

Meet us in Dublin

Call us now at +44 203 287 0408 to set up an appointment with our lawyers in Dublin, Ireland. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Ireland.

As a BridgeWest client, you will beneficiate from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Ireland.