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 as well as development, construction and project finance.
In recent years, he has advised both 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 secured by residential developments, shopping centres, multi-use developments and data centres.
Micheál is ranked as a ‘leading Individual’.
“Technically excellent, very responsive and very proactive”.
“Excellent client manner and stays calm under pressure."
Micheál is listed as a "leading individual"
Micheál is recommended as a leading individual while being described as "commercially astute and pragmatic."
"Proactive and effective" and "Practical"
Chambers Global Practice Guide – Banking and Finance – Ireland Chapter 2018
"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) )