About Dominic O’Byrne

PR Partner UK Asia desk
Dom.Obyrne@TheLegalPartners.com
+44(0)7767 30 13 26
Advises on : Communications tactical and strategic, News Management PR and Media relations.
Expertise : Published journalist and PR writer: JVC Professional (UK), Boeing (Russian Federation), Pentax, Yes! Golf (global channel support), Glenmuir (2006 Ryder Cup, Ireland), GM, Goodyear and Coca-Cola. Award-winning copywriter (McCann Erickson SA)

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About Dominic O’Byrne

PR Partner UK Asia desk

Dom.Obyrne@TheLegalPartners.com
+44(0)7767 30 13 26
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City law firm background: Communications tactical and strategic, News Management PR and Media relations.
In house Experience:
Published journalist and PR writer: JVC Professional (UK), Boeing (Russian Federation), Pentax, Yes! Golf (global channel support), Glenmuir (2006 Ryder Cup, Ireland), GM, Goodyear and Coca-Cola. Award-winning copywriter (McCann Erickson SA)

Introduction

After finishing school in Britain, and prior to entering the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and a career in theatre, a gap year taken in the early ‘80s has so far lasted 30 years… and counting. Beginning a career in independent local radio and later as a copywriter for McCann-Erickson Dominic garnered creative awards in New York, London, Paris and South Africa.
Founding his own PR consultancy in the late ‘90s he worked on strategic communications campaigns for global brands, gained key experience with individuals as diverse as CEOs, PGA Tour players, design engineers and manufacturers in Asia and aerospace professionals (military & civil).
As an independent marketing consultant he has latterly worked across TTL and social media campaigns in e-learning, healthcare (NHS), conservation (WA Shark Cull) as well as radio writing & production for independent local radio stations in Ireland.
When not working his time is occupied with golf, photography, teaching/playing guitar, cooking and fostering teenagers from Hong Kong and PRC during secondary education in the UK.

Recent Articles by Dominic O’Byrne

Enabling Business in China; Confucius Institute Lecture

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Import Export Law for UK & Asia business

Enabling Business in China; Confucius Institute Lecture

Confucius Institute Lecture Focuses on Enabling Business in China As part of the 10th Anniversary celebration to mark the first Confucius Institute, Iris Cai this week gave the annual lecture on doing business with China. Founder of Positive Speaking  and head of the China desk with London lawyers The Legal Partners, Ms Cai made the point to an audience of students, faculties and business people that you don’t access a society that took 5000 years in the making, overnight. The formerly Guangzhou-based WPP Group executive and 5 Live Chinese teacher and business culture expert based her talk on the Dao-derived philosophy of modern commercial China, and the way it can...

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Flexible working, national Q&A reveals 3 main tips for employers

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Employment law for HR Directors

Flexible working, national Q&A reveals 3 main tips for employers

Changes to the new flexible working laws came into play at the end of June 2014.  Swiftly afterwards, Acas ran a live Q&A on twitter,  inviting employers and employees across the country  to ask questions (#Ask Acas) about flexible working, homeworking requests, agreements, right and rules. We took part in the 2 hour conversation, from it we pulled in our view the most useful points for employers when handling flexible working requests, and added a final tip of our own. Remember these when delivering the flexible working practices that work for your business and for your employees, and to protect your company from claims. 1 When considering whether to...

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