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Our recent Experience includes:

  • Department of Environment, Climate and Communications on the implementation of the National Broadband Plan – the largest & most complex infrastructure project in Ireland (>€3bn).
  • EirGrid, Ireland’s transmission system operator, in relation to the proposed 700MW Celtic Interconnector project between Ireland and France (€1.6bn) and temporary Emergency Generation;
  • Diageo on all aspects of the proposed large-scale regeneration of the landmark St James’ Gate Guinness Brewery site to be known as “Guinness Quarter”, a new urban quarter extending to approximately 12.5 acres of redevelopment in central Dublin (>€2bn);
  • Global giants Hines and King Street Capital on the development of the Cherrywood multi use commercial and residential development project (€1bn);
  • SIRO on development aspects of investment and financing for its broadband network expansion (€620m);
  • Developer (NAMA-appointed Receiver) on the development financing and construction of the Bolands Quay office and residential development and its forward sale to Google Ireland Limited;
  • Edwards Life Sciences on development of its largest European med-tech facility in South West Ireland and other clients on facilities in the life sciences and pharmaceutical sectors;
  • Circle K on the design, build, finance and operation and maintenance of the Motorway Service Area Centres PPP Project.

Our services include advising, drafting and negotiating on:

  • Project Structuring
  • EU/Irish Procurement Rules on tender processes
  • Preparing and evaluating contract documents
  • Drivers and expectations of Contracting Authorities and other bidding parties
  • Understanding key awarding criteria – timely delivery and value for money
  • Statutory Consents
  • Sponsor consortia and shareholder arrangements
  • Project Financing, including all forms of credit support
  • Design Development
  • Construction Issues
  • Operation and Maintenance arrangements
  • Legal risk management and strategy development
  • Ongoing Projects lifecycle issues
  • Key project risks – delay, relief, force majeure and compensation on termination/borrower default