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Jenny Ahern

Partner


Jenny is a partner on our Financial Services team. Jenny focuses on all aspects of corporate and transactional banking. Jenny has extensive experience in dealing with cross border issues and multi-jurisdictional finance transactions. Her wealth of experience includes advising on notable acquisition finance transactions as well as a range of corporate lending, commercial real estate finance and development finance transactions as well as corporate restructuring.  

Specialties

  • Banking and Finance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Acquisition Finance
  • Debt Restructuring

Representative Matters

  • Advised ISE-listed Irish Residential Properties REIT plc on its €350m revolving accordion credit facility from Barclays Bank Ireland plc, Ulster Bank Ireland DAC and The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland.
  • Acted as lead counsel to Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c on its loan facilities to Discovery Travel Limited to assist with the acquisition of the Travel Department, a leading tour operator in Ireland and the UK for guided group holidays.  
  • Acted for Tetrarch Capital Limited on the purchase and financing of the Citywest Hotel and Golf complex and 220 acres of associated real estate interests.

Recommendations

Chambers Global, 2018

“Extremely competent and approachable". Clients value the "simple way she explains the legal and commercial aspects of the deal, balancing both."

Speaking Engagements & Teaching

Tutor on Irish Tax Institute’s Certificate of Banking Taxation course - May 2013

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Areas of Expertise

Financial Services Banking Law Commercial Real Estate Finance

Professional Memberships

The Law Society of Ireland

Education

University College Dublin, (BBLS)