Neil Campbell


Neil is a partner in our Financial Services advising on all aspects of banking and financial services law. Neil advises financial institutions and private equity funds on a range of practice areas including commercial real estate lending, acquisition finance, debt finance structures and corporate restructuring.

Neil has led the team in a number of significant loan portfolio disposals and acquisitions over the last number of years and regularly acts for both domestic institutions in the context of their deleveraging programmes and for real estate funds in their acquisition and financing of distressed debt.


  • Commercial Real Estate Finance

  • Acquisition Finance

  • Debt Restructuring

  • Distressed Debt

Representative Matters

  • Lead Advisor to Permanent tsb on its sale of a €1.4 billion performing loan portfolio to Citibank.

  • Lead advisor to Permanent tsb on its sale of a €500m non-performing loan portfolio to Lone Star Funds and Start Mortgages.

  • Advised AIB on a number of MBO finance transactions such as Abbey Tours and LotusWorks.


Legal 500, 2021

Neil is a “standout individual”. 

Legal 500, 2020

‘Neil Campbell is a superb lawyer. He understands his clients’ business, he communicates clearly and knows what is required to ensure a transaction runs smoothly.‘

‘Neil Campbell is dedicated, efficient, knowledgeable about the market and committed to client needs. His ability to develop and bring along junior talent on his team is noted.‘

Speaking Engagements & Teaching

Recently chaired Commercial Real Estate Finance Council Europe’s (CREFC) first seminar in Ireland on development finance.


Neil co-authored a chapter in the 6th edition of the Law Society of Ireland Business Law Manual, published by the Oxford University Press.

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Areas of Expertise

Financial Services Banking Commercial Real Estate Finance

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Ireland


Trinity College Dublin, LLB