David Gunn


David is a Partner in our Energy, Utilities & Projects and Construction, Infrastructure & Utilities teams. David specialises in project development and finance advising developers, banks, contractors and the public sector in many sectors including infrastructure, housing, education campuses and energy.

David joins Mason Hayes & Curran LLP from another leading Dublin firm where he was a partner. Prior to that, he was a senior associate in a Big Six firm in Australia specialising in projects and energy.

In addition to nine years in major Irish firms, he spent four years as in house counsel advising on the winding up of an Irish bank. David’s many years in practice advising on the construction aspects on large scale infrastructure projects and PPPs in Ireland and Australia, combined with his banking and finance experience makes him a trusted lead adviser on project finance matters.


  • Construction & Engineering
  • Energy & Utilities 
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance

Representative Matters

  • Advised a German wind farm developer on the restructuring of project finance contracts for a 56MW cross border wind farm portfolio worth €100M.

  • Advised an international oil and gas company on commercial and financial contracts for a change in ownership of a group operating a gas field in Ireland.
  • Acted for a shipping and logistics company for the redevelopment of a port in Co Louth.


Legal 500, 2020

David Gunn is ranked as a Next Generation Partner.

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Areas of Expertise

Energy, Utilities & Projects Construction, Infrastructure & Utilities Infrastructure and Project Finance

Professional Memberships

Infrastructure Committee Member of the British Irish Chamber of Commerce


University College Dublin, BCL, LLM

Law Society of Ireland, Dip Finance Law