Maria O’Brien
Partner and General Counsel, SOSV

As General Counsel for SOSV, Maria leads the SOSV legal team based in Cork, Ireland. In her role, Maria oversees all legal matters for the firm, including reviewing, co-ordinating and managing 150+ program and follow-on investments annually, providing counsel to SOSV General Partners on investment and partnership issues, and actively mentoring SOSV startups and entrepreneurs on a variety of corporate and commercial matters.

Maria holds a law degree from University College Cork, is a member of the Law Society of Ireland and an associate of the Irish Tax Institute. Maria previously worked in private practice as a commercial solicitor before joining SOSV as in-house counsel.