Gerry O'Grady - Crowley Millar Law Firm

Gerry O’Grady

Business Consultant

Background And Expertise

Originally qualified as an electronics engineer from UCD in 1985, Gerry occupied various technical design and management roles in Irish based tech SMEs prior to joining Decawave Ltd in 2009.

Gerry was involved at a senior management level in the growth and development of Decawave including multiple funding rounds, latterly as company secretary, culminating in the successful sale of the company to Qorvo, Inc. in early 2020.

While working in Decawave, Gerry managed the in-house legal function and worked closely with Crowley Millar, who were the company’s solicitors, on the full range of legal issues that face SMEs daily including matters relating to employment, intellectual property, commercial contracts and corporate governance.

This background gives Gerry first-hand experience of the challenges faced by our SME corporate clients.  Gerry has a professional Diploma in Corporate Governance from the UCD Smurfit School of Business, along with Certificates in Company Secretarial Law and Practise & Commercial Contracts from the Law Society of Ireland and he is also a graduate of the Marketing Institute of Ireland.