Jason Hollis


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Jason is a Partner in William Fry's Banking & Financial Services Department. He acts for financial institutions, alternative lenders and borrowers on a wide range of strategic transaction and advisory mandates.  Jason advises on senior and mezzanine debt structures, venture debt and technology finance, real estate finance and leveraged finance. He also assists financial institutions with precedent debt financing documentation, capital requirements including large exposures and connected client analysis, product life cycles and access to financial market infrastructure.

Recent work includes advising:

  • the lending clubs on facilities provided to a number of global corporates headquartered in Ireland including the Actavo, ATA, ICG and Mergon groups;
  • technology-focused lenders including Silicon Valley Bank, Kreos Capital, WestRiver and Columbia Lake Partners on working capital, venture debt, senior, mezzanine, royalty, borrowing base and acquisition facilities to over 40 technology companies;
  • a number of financial institutions on their access to financial market infrastructure including the TARGET2, Euro1, STEP1 and SEPA payment systems, central counterparties, securities settlement systems, custodians and correspondent banks; and
  • account banks and corporates on the entry into physical and notional cash pooling and other treasury management arrangements.   

Jason Hollis receives ample praise for his "excellent analytical mind and outstanding dedication to get the job done." One client reports that "he is a brilliant negotiator." Chambers Europe 2021

"Jason Hollis has a relentless work ethic and willingness to get the job done. He is an excellent adviser, brilliant problem solver and has a natural understanding of business." Another interviewee states "Jason is really strong and a pleasure to work with." Legal 500 EMEA 2021 

According to Legal 500 2020, Jason has been described as "one of the best partners in Dublin: extremely hardworking, commercially astute, excellent legal advice, proactive and solutions focused," as well as having a "very professional manner and is extremely knowledgeable on the property market. I would be delighted to use his services again."

"Jason gives clear direction and operates a partnership approach with my team and me. He has an excellent can-do and commercial attitude." Another interviewee notes that he "is one of the new up-and-coming partners," "very knowledgeable, turns things around quickly and is dependable.” Chambers Europe 2020

Jason was ranked in Legal 500 EMEA 2017 as a 'Next Generation Lawyer' in Banking & Finance.