The global firm has hired Michael Finn from Matheson, where he led the IP disputes group, to boost its life sciences and technology sector.
Finn advises on complex domestic and international commercial disputes, contentious intellectual property matters, data privacy disputes, regulatory matters including prosecutions, product liability, and judicial review.
He has extensive experience in large-scale litigation before the Commercial Court.
Pinsent Masons also announced a global turnover of £482m for 2018, a 7% increase on the previous year. Gross profit increased by 2.5% during the same period.
The firm continued in expansion mode, opening its eighth international office in four years.
Gayle Bowen (pictured) head of Pinsent Masons' Dublin office said: "Michael is a recognised leading practitioner who brings sector knowledge and expertise that is unmatched in the Irish market.
"His diverse experience complements Pinsent Masons' international advanced manufacturing and technology sector and is a valuable addition to our Dublin office."