Our Real Estate team is recognised as outstanding in Ireland and is consistently rated as a tier 1 practice by leading legal directories.
This innovative and hugely experienced team has been heavily involved in the majority of landmark real estate transactions in Ireland in recent years. Our clients include large institutional investors, international private equity funds, receivers, public and local authorities, developers and major Irish, UK and US retailers. Our lawyers have detailed knowledge of the Irish property market and keep constantly up to date with evolving trends. The firm maintains close contact with the leading intermediaries in the market and is a regular sponsor and contributor to property industry events in Ireland. We pride ourselves on our commercial, robust and pragmatic advice with its constant aim of bringing projects to successful conclusions.
Qualifying Investor Alternative Investment Funds ‘QIAIFs’ (including the use of ICAVs and other structures)
Loan portfolio acquisition and disposal
Multi-family development, private rented sector ‘PRS’, student accommodation, primary health care development
Our recent experience includes:
Acted for Hammerson and Allianz Real Estate, the successful purchaser on the largest real estate related transaction in the history of the Irish state, Project Jewel, a loan portfolio with a par value of EUR€2.6bn
Advising NAMA on the €300m development of the iconic Boland’s Mill in the heart of Dublin docklands,
Acted for York Capital, Oaktree Capital and Clarendon Properties on the purchase of Project Hazel Portfolio comprising of 3 shopping centres – Wilton Centre Cork, Drogheda Retail Park and Gateweay Centre Galway.
Advised Value Retail on the development and expansion of Kildare Village outside Dublin, one of the its large portfolio of outlet shopping villages across Europe and Asia, including Bicester Village outside London
Carried out full due diligence and negotiated contracts and structuring join venture arrangements within a €120m ICAV structure for York Capital and ClarendonProperties in respect of Wilton Shopping Centre
Acted for NAMA in the €30m sale of The Liffey Collection which comprised of modern office blocks in Dublin city centre
Acted for Hibernia REIT on the €50m acquisition of Block B, Central Quay, Dublin 2
Carried out full due diligence and negotiated contract for sale in respect of the purchase of the Bloodstone building from Blackstone
Acted for Global Student Accommodation Investment Management in the acquisition of a site in Dublin 8