Siobhan Carlin


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Siobhan Carlin is a Partner in William Fry's Banking & Finance Department. Siobhan has particular experience advising on real estate (investment and development) finance and project finance transactions where her clients include financial institutions, alternative lenders, sponsors, private equity houses, institutional investors and semi-state entities. Siobhan has also advised extensively on financings to funds including ICAVs and other forms of QIAIFs. In addition she has significant experience acting on domestic and cross-border corporate lending transactions and debt restructurings and has advised on a number of loan portfolio acquisitions and financings. Prior to joining William Fry Siobhan worked for 7 years in the London office of Linklaters. 

Siobhan’s recent significant deals include advising:

  • Orange Capital Partners on its funding arrangements for the acquisition of the Belgrave Portfolios of residential assets;
  • an international real estate investment firm in connection with the acquisition and development financing of a number of high profile office and multi-family properties in Dublin using fund structures;
  • the purchaser on the acquisition, structuring and financing of the Project Redwood loan portfolio from Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c;
  • a syndicate of lenders on facilities made available to RTÉ Transmission Networks Limited;
  • Glanbia Co-operative Society on the establishment of the Milk Flex Fund in conjunction with the Irish Strategic Investment Fund and Rabobank for the purpose of offering loans to dairy farmers and Glanbia Ireland on the establishment of the Twenty20 Beef Club in conjunction with Finance Ireland and Kepak; and
  • the European Investment Bank in relation to the financing provided to Carbery Creameries Limited for the development of a manufacturing facility.

"Siobhan stands out as an excellent lawyer who delivers for her clients." Legal 500 EMEA 2021

According to Chambers Europe 2020, Siobhan "is very commercial, she will understand and get to the point very quickly.” 

“Excellent technical knowledge, very responsive and thorough in her approach." IFLR1000 2020