New Banking Partner at Mason Hayes & Curran
21 August 2018
Pictured L-R Karol Fox with William Carmody, Head of Banking & Financial Services
Leading law firm Mason Hayes & Curran has announced the appointment of Karol Fox as a partner in their Banking team.
Karol works with international and domestic clients on a range of banking transactions including leveraged finance, acquisition finance, trade finance, commercial real estate development finance and corporate restructuring. He has significant experience of multi-jurisdictional finance transactions and regularly advises foreign corporates, lenders and law firms on Irish banking law.
Karol recently advised a syndicate of banks in relation to a €200 million-plus acquisition facility in respect of the acquisition of a high profile Irish medical group. He advised Allied Irish Banks, plc in relation to a £200 million (GBP) property acquisition and refinancing facility and also advised Bank of Ireland in relation to the acquisition of a portfolio of shopping centres by an Irish established investment vehicle. Karol has also advised both developers and lenders in relation to the financing of the construction of approximately 1500 residential units in the greater Dublin area.
Commenting on his appointment, William Carmody, Head of Banking & Financial Services, Mason Hayes & Curran, said “I am pleased to announce Karol’s appointment as a partner, which both complements the existing strengths of the team and also now further increases our resources and capacity to provide clients with responsive, innovative and creative legal advice and solutions in relation to their complex financing requirements.”
Karol added, “I am delighted to join the partnership and continue the focus of the Banking team on working collaboratively with clients, so we can deliver commercial and strategically informed advice.”
A graduate of UCD, Karol regularly delivers in-house training in Irish banks. He was previously a senior associate with the firm.