Edward Spain


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Edward is a partner in our Real Estate Department, specialising in all aspects of property law including acquisitions, disposals, mergers and property- based lending.

Recent significant work includes advising:

  • Tesco on its sale and leaseback of a major Dublin distribution centre
  • Friends First on the sale of its site at Naas, Co. Kildare, to Primark
  • State Street Corporation on the lease of a new c.15,300 sq. m. office building

Edward is an Associate of the Institute of Taxation in Ireland.

Clients appreciate that he is "commercially astute and a deal maker." Chambers Global 2021

According to Chambers Europe 2020, clients say Edward "is pragmatic, responsive, obviously has a lot of experience and understands the market and its challenges."

Edward Spain is a respected practitioner providing advice to developers and investors on their structured investments, joint ventures and portfolio acquisitions. Clients are very happy with his responsiveness and transparency, with one source reporting: "We get on well and understand him. I trust him." Chambers Europe 2019 

Edward is listed in Best Lawyers 2019 under 'The Best Lawyers in Ireland' for work in Real Estate Law 

Edward  is noted by interviewees as having "broad technical expertise and vast market experience." Chambers Europe 2018

Edward is recognised in Best Lawyers 2018 under 'The Best Lawyers in Ireland' for work in Real Estate. 

According to Chambers Europe 2017, clients say that Edward is "really commercial and finds the main point to focus on." 



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