William is the Head of our Financial Services Department. He represents financial institutions and corporate borrowers on a range of secured and unsecured lending transactions, including project finance, leveraged M&A, financing of commercial real estate investments and development, corporate working capital debt requirements and Irish law issues in multi-jurisdictional finance transactions. Will provides strategic advice in relation to complex debt restructurings and our clients’ analysis of finance and investment decisions.
Will’s project finance practice has a particular emphasis on the financing of renewable energy projects and he has advised project sponsors, bank funders and investors on the development of wind, solar and biomass electricity generation projects. He has also advised on the financing of infrastructure investment and development in the transport, health, telecommunications, education and accommodation sectors.
His clients include domestic and international banks and debt funds, mezzanine lenders, corporate borrowers, private equity and institutional investors and Government.
"Absolutely excellent, he has the whole package."
“Absolutely excellent” William is praised by clients for having “…the whole package”.
Banking Law: "Very commercial, sees the big picture and knows what we need."
Energy, Utilities & Projects: “Extremely strong in project finance and gives very thorough advice."
"Good at articulating tactical challenges"
"Tends to take a practical approach"
Will has lectured to the legal trainee students of the Law Society of Ireland.
He regularly delivers lectures, presentations and addresses to Financial Services and Energy industry conferences and seminars.