Micheál is a partner in our Financial Services Team and former Head of our London Office. Micheál advises a range of financial institutions, funds and private equity on commercial real estate finance transactions, syndicated credit facilities, tax driven financing structures and project finance. In recent years, he has advised both financiers, vendors and purchasers in the context of large non-performing loan portfolio disposals, loan on loan financing and distressed asset restructuring. Micheál has particular experience in advising international clients on real estate financing structures involving shopping centres, multi-use developments, wind farms and data centres.
Micheál is recommended as a leading individual while being described as 'commercially astute and pragmatic’.
‘proactive and effective’ and ‘practical’.
Micheál is recommended in the Legal 500 Ireland 2014 edition, under the category ‘Banking and Finance’.
Micheál is recommended in the Legal 500 UK 2014 edition, under the category ‘European Firms in London-Ireland’.
Micheál is highlighted as ‘a star player in his field'.
"Society of Young Solicitors Ireland - Scholars, Youth & Success Since 1965" (Co-Editor)
Contributor to The World Bank/International Finance Corporation's "Doing Business" Series
University College Cork’s Cork Online Law Review (Editorial Committee)
Law Society of Ireland
Solicitor of the Senior Courts, England and Wales
British and Irish Chamber of Commerce (Council Member and former director)
International Bar Association
Society of Young Solicitors Ireland (Past Chair)
Ireland Network Great Britain (Past Chair)
Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place (Solicitor)
University College Cork (LLM)
University College Cork and St Louis University School of Law (BCL (Int)