Vanessa Byrne


Vanessa is co head of our Real Estate team, with a practice in all aspects of commercial property, landlord and tenant and liquor licensing law. Vanessa advises on the property and planning aspects of renewable energy and infrastructure projects including wind farms, solar parks and data centres.

Vanessa has an extensive practice in the hotel and leisure sector and other trading assets such as nursing homes, primary care centres and student accommodation. She is admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland, as well as Ireland.

Vanessa also acts for financial institutions on the sale and purchase of property portfolios.


  • Commercial Property
  • Hotel and Leisure
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Wind farms/Renewables
  • Nursing homes and primary care centres
  • Student accommodation 

Representative Matters

  • Acting for the Purchasers of the Hilton Hotel Dublin Airport.
  • Acting in the site acquisition and development of student accommodation premises in Dublin 7 and Dublin 8.
  • Acting for an ICAV in acquisition of a portfolio of office blocks.


Chambers and Partners, 2018

"She is personable but firm and she knows her stuff, she is on top of her game."

Chambers and Partners, 2017

"She has a can-do attitude and is very pleasant."  

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Areas of Expertise

Real Estate Law Investment Group Hotels & Leisure Retail Group Public Benefit Food, Beverage & Agriculture

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Ireland


Queen's University Belfast (LLB)