Frank is a partner in our Corporate team. His corporate practice focuses on advising Irish and international businesses on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, reorganisations and fundraisings.
Frank is also a significantly experienced energy and projects lawyer and has advised on the development, financing and operation of energy and infrastructure projects and associated contractual arrangements in Ireland and internationally for over twenty years.
Prior to joining the Firm in 2015, Frank served as a partner of another Irish corporate practice and as an energy and project finance lawyer with leading UK and US firms.
Frank is a member of the board of the National Oil Reserves Agency.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Energy & Infrastructure
Oil & Gas
Acted for Centrica Business Solutions on the acquisition of Irish energy services business, CES Energy.
Acted for SteriPack on a major investment by US private equity fund, Great Point Partners. Steripack is an Irish headquartered contract manufacturer of medical devices with operations in the US, Poland and Malaysia.
Acted for SSE Renewables on its acquisition of Green Wind Energy, developer of a c.100 MW onshore wind farm project.
Acted for the buyer on the acquisition of an Irish REIT and associated private equity financing.
Acted for ExcelRedstone on the acquisition of Kedington, The IT Infrastructure Company.
Acted for Element Power Ireland Limited on the acquisition of the Kilathmoy Wind Farm.
Acted for DiaSorin S.p.A. on the sale of its Irish molecular extraction business to Hain Lifescience GmbH.
Acted for Greencoat Renewables PLC on the acquisition of Tullynamoyle Wind Farm II Limited.
Acted for the shareholders in SteriPack Limited on the sale of its medical device packaging operations to Bemis Company, Inc.
Acted for Activision Blizzard, Inc. in its $5.9bn recommended offer by way of scheme of arrangement for King Digital Entertainment plc.
Acted for Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) and Goodbody Stockbrokers as Joint Global Coordinators in connection with the €400m IPO of Cairn Homes plc. on the London Stock Exchange.
Frank is "commercially minded and pragmatic but also fun to work with".
Frank is a “Recommended Lawyer”.