Micheál is a partner in our Financial Services team and former Head of our London Office. Micheál advises financial institutions, funds, corporates and private equity on real estate finance, syndicated credit facilities, tax driven financing structures as well as development, construction and project finance.
In recent years, he has advised vendors, banks and purchasers on the acquisition and financing of large non-performing loan portfolios. He also advises clients on loan financing, distressed asset sales and restructuring. Micheál has particular experience in advising international clients on financing large residential developments, mixed-use developments, industrial facilities and data centres.
Micheál is "excellent, calm under pressure and a pleasure to work with. He explains complex issues in an easy-to-digest way," according to satisfied clients.
Micheál is recognised as a “Leading Individual”.
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 (Intl))