Vanessa Byrne


Vanessa is a partner in our Real Estate Team, with a practice in all aspects of commercial property, landlord and tenant and liquor licensing law. She also advises on the property aspects of wind farms and renewable energy projects.

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 and receivers 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 for the University of Notre Dame on lease and development of a portion of Kylemore Abbey.
  • Acting for investor in the development of student accommodation premises.


Chambers Europe - Europe's Leading Business Lawyers, Chambers and Partners, 2017

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

Chambers Europe - Europe's Leading Business Lawyers, Chambers and Partners, 2015

"She is excellent - a great personality and strong service."

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Areas of Expertise

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

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Ireland


Queen's University Belfast (LLB)