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Mason Hayes & Curran LLP

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Large team advising on significant commercial real estate deals. Frequently acts for financial institutions and property investment funds on the sale or acquisition of individual assets or of large portfolios. Represents both domestic and international clients on office acquisitions or on agreements for the long-term lease of Dublin office space. Has additional experience in the structuring of NPL portfolio sales.

Strengths

"The team offers excellent service in terms of turnaround times and its ability to advise on what is considered market standard in transactions of this nature," states one client.

Another client reports: "The lawyers provide pragmatic and commercially aware advice with particularly fast turnaround times."

Work highlights

Advised Kennedy Wilson on the EUR50 million sale of Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links.

Notable practitioners

Jamie Fitzmaurice often assists with letting and leasing agreements, and further advises on the acquisition of office spaces. One client describes him as "proactive and responsive," further commenting: "He quickly understands our needs and prioritises and tailors his advice accordingly."

Michael Doran co-heads the department and is noted for his ability to advise on high-value and complex mandates. He advises corporate tenants on the negotiation of lease agreements or the purchase of real estate assets.

Tom Davy demonstrates solid knowledge of real estate transactions that involve complex financing issues. Clients describe him as "an intelligent property lawyer with a strong customer service ethos."

Clients say that Vanessa Byrne is "efficient, knowledgeable and works well with us to suit our needs." "She always proves to be a problem solver when we face issues," states another interviewee. Byrne assists with the sale and acquisition of properties.

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Overview

Our Real Estate team, one of the largest in Ireland, offers a comprehensive consultancy and transactional property law service. We work in partnership with our clients to ensure practical solutions at all times. Our highly experienced team works closely with our specialist construction, financial services, corporate and tax teams – enabling us to offer relevant expertise which is critical to the structuring of complex real estate transactions. With extensive experience of the property market, we have been significantly involved in major real estate transactions in recent years. 

Our priority is the consistent delivery of high-quality client focused real estate legal advice so that our clients are in a position to make well-informed decisions. Our comprehensive range of services has ensured that we are persistently advising on the most technical and complex commercial property transactions in Ireland, including acquisitions, development, leasing, disposals, funding and restructuring.

We act for a diverse range of clients including banks, state agencies, corporates, indigenous and multi-national retailers, multinational companies based in Ireland, local businesses, property investors and the voluntary sector. We also play a crucial role in supporting the new and existing international clients with their continuous investment into Ireland, alongside our financial services, tax, corporate and litigation departments. 


Real Estate

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP

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Location

South Bank House

Barrow Street

Dublin

County Dublin

Ireland

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Authors: Micheál Grace, Peter McLay, Tom Davy, Philip Nolan, Vanessa Byrne

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Real Estate


Jamie Fitzmaurice
Band 4
Michael Doran
Band 2
Vanessa Byrne
Band 3