New Financial Services Partners

11 September 2017

We are delighted to announce the appointment of two new Partners in our Financial Services team, Barry Walsh and Ronan Armstrong.

Barry Walsh advises institutional and private clients on a wide range of domestic and cross border finance transactions including secured and unsecured lending, property finance and project finance, with a focus on projects in the renewable energy sector. He also has extensive experience in dealing with multi-jurisdictional finance transactions and regularly advises foreign corporates and lenders on Irish banking and financial services law. He was previously a Senior Associate with the firm.

Ronan Armstrong, who is based in our London office, has a wide range of experience advising financial institutions, funds, corporate clients and sponsors on corporate banking deals including restructurings and work-outs, with a particular focus on leveraged finance and funds lending. Prior to joining the firm, Ronan worked in the banking teams at leading international law firms in London.

Pictured above (L to R) - Barry Walsh and Ronan Armstrong, newly appointed Partners in our Financial Services team  

Commenting on the appointment of Barry and Ronan, Christine O’Donovan, Head of Financial Services, said, “We are delighted to have Barry and Ronan join the partnership. We are one of the largest and most dynamic banking and financial services teams advising on Irish law. Barry and Ronan’s appointment will enhance and expand the depth of our resources available to regulated credit institutions, non-bank lenders and borrowers, made up of national and international finance providers, doing business in Ireland.”

Barry commented “I work collaboratively with clients so I can provide strategically informed advice, which is part of the firm’s on-going commitment to contributing in a valuable way to our clients’ objectives.”

Ronan added “I am excited to return to Irish practice and join a progressive firm like Mason Hayes & Curran. Using my extensive international experience to help clients achieve the best outcomes, I hope to contribute to the firm's continued growth.”  

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