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A&L Goodbody

A&L Goodbody is a stand out name for complex finance transactions and regulatory advice, with its specialist team in Northern Ireland forming a key part of a larger multijurisdictional practice. The group works closely with other departments at the firm to provide full-service support, including energy, property and restructuring and insolvency. One of the names to note in Belfast is recently promoted partner Christopher Jessup, who specialises in providing regulatory advice to financial institutions; his wide-ranging experience includes structuring regulated entities across the UK and Ireland, the development of fintech solutions, LIBOR transitions and SMCR implementation. On the transactional side, the team's expertise spans acquisition and leveraged finance, project finance, social housing finance, general corporate lending, securitisations and bond issues, as well as loan portfolio sales, among various other matters. Ciaran McAlinney leads the first-rate team, which also includes Judith Brown, Louise Bailey and associate Aisling Owens.

Practice head(s):

Ciaran McAlinney

Other key lawyers:

Judith Brown; Louise Bailey; Aisling Owens

Testimonials

‘Consistently professional team who continue to deliver.’

‘Ciaran McAllinney is arguably the top banking lawyer in the market with a breadth of experience across complex transactions.’

‘A&L Goodbody have a very strong reputation and are one of the top local law firms. The lawyers in the banking team are of a high calibre and they are a very strong team. They have leading knowledge and expertise in the area of banking and finance in Northern Ireland and always make themselves readily available to deal with highly complex matters quickly and efficiently.’

‘I cannot rate them highly enough, they really do instantly become part of the team. The effort, commitment and perseverance to get the job done is phenomenal. I would happily recommend them to anyone.’

‘A&L Goodbody’s Belfast office provides the only locally-based legal adviser in financial regulation. Their cross-border capability complements their proposition for Northern Ireland-based financial services firms and they present their advice with a practical focus.’

‘Chris Jessup heads up the Belfast financial regulatory team and draws on the expertise of his colleagues in employment or other areas where necessary to provide a fully developed view in his advice. Chris is responsive and engaging, with a practical, business-focused approach to his advice.’

‘The team are well informed, accessible and able to explain issues and solutions in plain English.’

‘Judith Brown – partner. I have worked with her for circa 15 years and always found her technically sound, diligent and flexible.’

Key clients

Wellwood Propco Limited

British Business Bank

J.P Morgan Merchant Services

Danske Bank

Oakland Group

European Investment Bank (EIB)

Firstcom Europe Group

OH (Office) Developments Limited

Barclays Bank

Santander

Ulster Bank / RBS

Wells Fargo

Allied Irish Banks plc

HSBC

Bank of Ireland

The Progressive Building Society

WhiteRock Capital Partners LLP

J&E Davy group

Clarendon Fund Managers Ltd

EVO Payments International GmbH

Investec Bank plc

Work highlights

  • Advising Wellwood on the acquisition financing of landmark Beaufort House, close to Belfast City Hall.
  • Advised British Business Bank on a fund used to support struggling businesses during Covid 19.
  • Advised J.P. Morgan Merchant Services on an ongoing basis in relation to regulatory issues and developments in the payments sector relevant to its merchant acquiring and payment processing business.

Arthur Cox Belfast

Arthur Cox Belfast's standing in the market is reflected by the volume and value of transactions undertaken by its team. Also notable is that the group is highly skilled in handling domestic deals, and with the firm having adjoining offices in Dublin and London, it is well-placed to undertake transactions with a nexus to the UK and Ireland. The group is at the forefront of trends shaping the Northern Ireland finance market, as is currently being evidenced by its heavy involvement in highly-leveraged financings of distressed debt purchases/refinancings. The firm's reputation as a market-leader ensures that it attracts a strong flow of work from clients such as major retail banks, investment funds and global private equity firms. The practice is led by Stuart Mansfield, whose transactional experience includes syndicated loans, loan mortgage portfolio acquisitions and disposals, bond issuances and securitisations. Like Mansfield, Colm McElroy is also skilled in handling domestic and cross-border finance transactions for financial institutions and corporate borrowers. In 2020, former finance head Kieran McGarrigle left to establish McGarrigle Legal.

Practice head(s):

Stuart Mansfield

Other key lawyers:

Colm McElroy

Testimonials

‘Strong Irish practice with great depth of quality team.’

‘Strong partner line-up with both Stuart Mansfield and Colm McElroy considered worth specifically mentioning. Fully focused and assignment-driven you can always count on quality timely delivery from both on all legal assignments without compromise.’

Key clients

Ulster Bank Limited

Garrison Earlsfort Investments DAC

Bank of Ireland

Danske Bank

Close Brothers

Starwood Property Trust Inc

Tourism NI

TRGRP Inc

Work highlights

  • Advised Tourism NI on the funding of an official HBO-endorsed “Game of Thrones” tourist attraction in Northern Ireland.
  • Advised TRGP Inc on the financing elements of the acquisition of Northern Irish based company Axon Financial Systems Limited.
  • Advised Bank of Ireland on the refinancing of major manufacturer Acheson + Glover Group.

Cleaver Fulton Rankin

Cleaver Fulton Rankin is prominent in a large number of high-value transactions in Northern Ireland, and its first-rate reputation is further evidenced by the fact that it acts for all of Ireland’s Big Four banks, as well as major banks headquartered in Great Britain, Europe and the US. Led by practice head Caroline MacLaughlin, the team demonstrates strong capabilities in a wide range of transactions, including those involving corporate finance, project finance, real estate finance, asset-backed lending and structured finance. MacLaughlin works with Stephen Cross, who has notable expertise acting for funders and developers on the financing of major energy projects. He has over 20 years of banking and finance experience. Elsewhere, the group's other banking work has a nexus to industries, such as technology, private equity and real estate. Associate solicitor Peter Moorhead is another key individual.

Practice head(s):

Caroline MacLaughlin

Other key lawyers:

Stephen Cross; Peter Moorhead

Testimonials

‘The team have good expertise in the fields of property development and finance and the ability to complete large complex transactions in an efficient manner.’

‘Their legal expertise combined with lengthy experience in dealing with us makes them invaluable. ’

‘Excellent at detail and seeing upcoming potential issues. Worked well to a tight and changing deadline. Understood the issues that I would need to be contacted about, rather than having to feedback on every point. Overall, understanding how the transaction was likely to ‘play out,’ added value and reduced stress. Worked well on Zoom by phone last year.’

‘Caroline MacLaughlin, excellent overall knowledge’

‘The practice is one of the leading firms in Belfast and justifiably so. ’

‘The banking team are proactive in managing workload and following up with bank client legal teams. Proactivity is a key feature we look at when appointing a legal team.’

The team have also proven themselves knowledgeable and creative in mitigating risk for the bank whilst ensuring relationships remain positive with our clients’ legal teams.’

Key clients

Danske Bank

HSBC Bank plc

Ulster Bank Limited

Titanic Quarter Group/Harcourt Developments

Bank of Ireland

AIB Group

Bowmark Capital LLP

Virgin Money plc

Close Brothers Asset Finance

Silicon Valley Bank

Work highlights

  • Advised Infrastrata plc on the funding required to provide continued investment into the Harland & Wolff Shipyard in Belfast.
  • Advised Bowmark Capital LLP on the funding of its multi-million-pound acquisition of the Totalmobile Group.
  • Advised Danske Bank on its provision of loan facilities to Andras House Limited.

Tughans

Tughans provides a comprehensive range of services to lenders and borrowers in relation to their most complex and strategic financing issues. Its team has extensive experience of handlng transactions involving acquisition finance and property finance, asset-based lending and debt refinancing. The practice is led by Fearghal O’Loan, who has experience of advising on local deals, as well as mandates covering England and Wales and the Republic of Ireland. Corporate lending is a core area of focus for Douglas Anderson who brings a unique perspective having previously worked in-house at both RBS and Ulster Bank. He undertakes a wide range of transactional work, with notable expertise in renewables finance and social housing finance.

Practice head(s):

Fearghal O’Loan

Other key lawyers:

Douglas Anderson; Sarah Sharkey

Testimonials

‘I think Tughans’ strengths very much revolve around their staff in terms of the range of services that they offer and the experience that they can demonstrate. They are very client focused; responding quickly to enquiries and providing advice that is always practical.’

‘They had a very sound grasp of what we, as a public body, required and they demonstrated innovative thinking to deal with and resolve a number of issues.’

‘Excellent level of service. Very good experience in all the major streams of the firm (and it is the depth of experience and the delivery of this to clients that sets them apart. I would also say Tughans are far more proactive than a lot of firms out there, and proactively find solutions rather than problems, which is something that is really just something that other firms say, but Tughans actually do.’

‘Tughans is our “go-to” law firm for Northern Irish banking deals. The team consistently delivers high quality legal advice, often on tight timelines.’

‘Fearghal O’Loan is a very experienced and very responsive point of contact for us on Northern Irish deals. He knows the market very well, quotes reasonably and leads a team of excellent associates.’

‘The relationship with Tughans feels more like a partnership than a client/lawyer relationship. We feel valued and we have access to a partner as and when needed .The team are attentive, efficient and knowledgeable and I have utmost faith in their advice and support.’

Key clients

Foyle Food Group Limited

Genesis Health Solutions Limited

Upstream Trade Finance Limited

Work highlights

  • Assisted Foyle Food Group Limited with an amendment to, and an amendment and restatement of, its current facilities with PNC Business Credit.
  • Advising Upstream Trade Finance as funder on a number of trade finance deals.
  • Advised Genesis Health Solutions Limited in connection with its acquisition of McNeill Pharmacys Limited and the refinance of Solas Pharmaceuticals Ltd from Bank of Ireland to Allied Irish Banks.

Carson McDowell

Carson McDowell’s standout strengths are in real estate finance, SME lending and project finance. It is frequently instructed to act as the Northern Irish counsel on cross-border finance transactions. Clients include major Irish banks, as well as Citigroup and Bank of America/Merril Lynch. Sinead McGrath, who leads the team, recently advised Linen Mill Studios on its loan facilities from Whiterock Finance towards the development of the Game of Thrones Studio Tour in Northern Ireland. McGrath works with senior associates Emma Copeland (who specialises in real estate finance) and Orla Hanna, who was hired from Baker McKenzie in 2020, and focuses on real estate and energy finance. Associate Fearghal McVey is another key individual.

Practice head(s):

Sinead McGrath

Other key lawyers:

Emma Copeland; Orla Hannah; Fearghal McVey

Testimonials

‘The partners we deal with are always available 24/7 and provide extremely pertinent and succinct advice’

‘All the partners go the extra mile to ensure we receive excellent customer service and have always ensured our very tight deadlines.’

‘They are very responsive in terms of timeframes, and also provide detailed, understandable advice and options in areas they have been asked to advise on. People are very easy to deal with and provide recommendations and solutions, while working with clients, understanding their needs.’

‘Have dealt with several of the Carson McDowell team over the years. Specifically on banking and financing, have worked with Sinead McGrath and Fearghal McVey and have always received very timely, knowledgeable advice. The people involved are easy to deal with, making things as straightforward as possible for the client.’

Key clients

Lynn’s Country Foods Limited

AIB Group (UK) Plc

Donegall (Jersey) Limited

Linen Mill Studios

Citibank

National House Building Council

Bank of America Merrill Lynch International

The National Lottery Community Fund

Danske Bank

Work highlights

  • Advising Linen Mill Studios Ltd, in relation to funding including a loan facility for the development of a landmark new Game of Thrones Studio Tour in Northern Ireland.
  • Advising Lynn’s Country Foods which trades as Finnebrogue Artisan in connection with new loan facilities to support construction of new factory.
  • Advising Citibank on the NI aspects of Northern Irish aspects of a loan portfolio acquisition from UK Asset Resolution.

McKees

McKees has a well-established reputation among all the main banks operating in Northern Ireland. Its team's recent work included multimillion-pound financing transactions and matters connected with the leisure/hospitality, retail, social housing and commercial office sectors. Also notable is that a significant portion of the mandates undertaken by the firm have a cross-border dimension, with it attracting a significant number of referrals from other firms in the UK, as well as those in the Republic of Ireland. Consultant Avril McCammon co-heads the practice with Donald Thompson. Philip McBride and Andrea McCann are other key individuals to note.

Practice head(s):

Avril McCammon; Donald Thompson

Other key lawyers:

Philip McBride; Andrea McCann

Testimonials

‘Very responsive, cost-effective and pleasant to deal with.’

‘Very well regarded firm in NI. Particularly strong in banking and finance, with long history of acting for pillar lenders operating in Northern Ireland. Large banking team with market-leading depth of knowledge.’

‘Avril is very well regarded and is a key adviser to many lenders in NI. Donald is highly responsive and has the added benefit of being both NI and English law qualified.’

‘The two partners we normally deal with display empathy, formidable legal knowledge combined with a quickness to help set our requirements in a practical delivery schedule and a willingness to quickly (and without prompting) ensure matters are taken forward with other legal firms and related stakeholders. This a far cry form what we often see elsewhere. The partners we most often engage with: Donald Thompson and Avril McCammon.’

Key clients

Danske Bank

Bank of Ireland

Ulster Bank

AIB

Santander

Oxane Partners

Invoicefair

The Housing Finance Corporation Limited

TFG Capital Limited

Millar McCall Wylie LLP

Millar McCall Wylie LLP has a strong pedigree in the banking and finance arena, with its team's transactional experience spanning corporate finance, asset finance, property finance and project finance. Film finance transactions are another niche area of specialism. In addition, other drivers of work include the sale and purchase of mortgage and loan portfolios, the securitisation of portfolios of mortgage loans and other receivables governed by Northern Ireland law. With the firm having a strong track record advising lenders operating in the local market, its recent work included advising on the government-backed “CBILS” loans. It also acted for Bank of Ireland on the provision of £2.3m financing to B. Crowe & Sons Limited. The team is jointly led by Peter McCall  and John FinneganDamian McParland and property finance expert Simon Fleming are also recommended.

Practice head(s):

John Finnegan; Peter McCall

Other key lawyers:

Damian McParland; Simon Fleming; Neil McCreadie; Michael Wilson

Testimonials

‘Commercially focused and get things done.’

‘Damien McParland and John Finnegan are excellent.’

‘On every occasion, I have been impressed by the ability of the team to turn matters round and get over the line in good time.’

‘John Finnegan is responsive and competent.’

‘Excellent level of service. Very responsive and represent extremely good value for money- priced far more competitively than some of the biggest names in the Belfast legal market but provide service and insight on par with the best. ’

‘John Finnegan- Strong all-rounder with good experience across a range of corporate transactions, but particularly robust on property finance transactions. Damian McParland- Excellent lawyer with arguably the broadest skills base of any corporate lawyer in Belfast, with very strong commercial acumen.’

Key clients

Danske Bank

Bank of Ireland

Assetz Capital

Whiterock Capital Partners (Growth Finance Fund, Growth Loan Fund)

Blend Loan Network

First Trust

Fairfield Real Estate Finance Services Ltd

McAleer & Rushe Group

Garvan O’Doherty Group

Atlantic Partners Limited

Work highlights

  • Acted for Danske Bank on £63million refinance of Merchant Square development in Belfast City Centre.
  • Advised Bank of Ireland on financing this management buy-out of Trucorp Group, a medical equipment manufacturer.
  • Advised Learning Pool on the NI aspects of its acquisition finance facilities from Ulster Bank Limited in connection with the purchase by LP of the US e-learning company Remote Learner.

Pinsent Masons Belfast LLP

At Pinsent Masons Belfast LLP. Jane Boyd was promoted to legal director in May 2020 to lead the banking team in Belfast. Boyd and Seána Donaghy are triple-qualified to practise in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and England & Wales. In addition, and further reflective of its credentials as a go-to for complex cross-border transactions, the Belfast team works closely with the Dublin office as an all-Ireland practice. Clients include UK and European lenders, and corporate and high-net-worth borrowers. The group's varied workload spans areas such as real estate finance, leveraged finance, education finance and social housing finance. Associate Stiofán Doherty is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

John Maciver; Jane Boyd

Other key lawyers:

Seána Donaghy; Stiofán Doherty

Testimonials

‘Excellent knowledge of the corporate banking sector. Provides appropriate guidance and reassurance during difficult commercial negotiations for the bank. Personable and happy to explain things in detail in non-legal jargon. Always contactable when required during deals.’

‘Personable, knowledgeable, patient and on-call when required. Particular mention to Seana Donaghy who helped guide us through a number of large transactions in 2020.’

‘Consistently professional team who continue to deliver.’

‘Jane Boyd remains one of the leading banking lawyers in the market with significant experience in negotiating LMA docs. PM have built up a good team around her who have taken on new work for us this year and continued to deliver. The team are responsive, professional and provide significant comfort when protecting the bank’s position across complex transactions.’

‘Seana is readily available and provides clear advice, as well as providing high quality finance work relating our debt transactions.’

‘A very commercial team with impressive local knowledge, proactive in driving deals forward. Excellent technical drafting and depth of resourcing.’

‘Seana Doherty deserves a special mention for pulling out all the stops to complete a challenging project on time and for guiding us through the process in an effective way.’

Key clients

University of St Andrews

London School of Economics

University of London

University of Manchester

University of Edinburgh

Northern Ireland Investment Fund

Lloyds Bank plc

Allied Irish Banks plc / First Trust Bank

Fairfield Real Estate Finance

Deutsche Bank

HSBC Bank plc

Aareal Bank AG

Bank of Ireland

Work highlights

  • Instructed by Fairfield Real Estate Finance Services Limited in relation to the development of the Oxford Technology Park.
  • Instructed by the Northern Ireland Investment Fund in relation to the development of the iconic Kings Hall site in Belfast.

TLT

TLT‘s banking and finance offering in Northern Ireland is a core part of the wider UK practice. Led by Richard Houliston, the team in Belfast particularly stands out for its expertise in real estate (investment and development) finance, social housing finance and renewables finance. Elsewhere, M&A-related financings are another driver of activity, as are those connected with the healthcare sector. In addition to handling high-value lending transactions, Houliston regularly acts for clients on the Northern Irish aspects of loan portfolio transactions, as well as large financial service projects, such as repapering exercises in connection with the switch from LIBOR to RFR facilities. Anna Vangrove has joined Shoosmiths LLP.

Practice head(s):

Richard Houliston

Other key lawyers:

Nichola Coghlan

Testimonials

‘They have excellent knowledge and expertise and always make themselves readily available to deal with highly complex matters quickly and efficiently. They are very professional, enthusiastic and are exceptionally good at client contact, industry knowledge, training and providing added value.’

‘National firm with a strong growing team in Belfast.’

‘Richard Houliston is an exceptional partner, strong legal mind that you can always rely on and highly recommended for all corporate banking assignments.’

‘Richard Houliston – somebody who is vastly experienced, approachable and easy to deal with and able to communicate matters clearly and concisely.’

‘The team is very approachable and responsive. They provide high quality advice on Northern Irish law.’

‘Richard Houliston is very adept and can easily turn his hand to many different types of financings. We value his pragmatic and direct approach to resolve tricky issues.’

Key clients

CBRE Capital Advisors and the Northern Ireland Investment Fund

AIB Group (UK) plc

Ulster Bank

Danske Bank

Bank of Ireland

Ortus Secured Finance

Santander UK plc

HSBC Bank UK plc

Crescendo Real Estate Debt Fund

ICICI Bank (UK) plc

State Bank of India

Work highlights

  • Advised CBRE Capital Advisors and the NIIF on the development finance facilities to Bywater Properties.

Davidson McDonnell Solicitors

Davidson McDonnell Solicitors’ finance department has gone from strength to strength since its inception in 2018, with the firm winning work from corporate and individual borrowers, banks and other financial institutions. The firm has a particular strength in handling the financing and refinancing of properties, although other areas of activity include project finance, asset finance and corporate finance transactions. The practice is jointly led by Ross Davidson and David McDonnell, who are both qualified to practise in Northern Ireland and England and Wales.

Practice head(s):

Ross Davidson; David McDonnell

Testimonials

The team has an excellent depth and breadth of experience. I have worked with them on many complex transactions and they make the process much easier.’

Key clients

Wirefox Group

WhiteRock Capital Partners LLP

Runwood Homes Limited

Willis & Company Holdings Limited

Dunluce Capital Management Limited

Sancus (IOM) Limited

Work highlights

  • Advised the Wirefox Group in relation to the development financing of the Paper Exchange, an iconic 11 storey Grade A office space located in Belfast City Centre.
  • Advised the Wirefox Group in relation to the refinance of indebtedness secured against the Capella Building in Glasgow.
  • Advised Sancus (IOM) Limited in relation to facilities to be advances to fund the acquisition and residential development of a site in Belfast.

Elliott Duffy Garrett

Elliott Duffy Garrett undertakes a wide range of banking and finance work for clients such as corporate borrowers, registered housing associations, banks, building societies and credit unions. Its team's varied workload includes restructurings of Northern Irish loan portfolios, covered bond programmes and securitisations, as well as the provision of regulatory advice. In addition, other work spans project finance, corporate lending and debt restructuring. Kevin McVeigh has over 30 years of experience acting for banks and other financial institutions. Another key individual is Cathy Murphy, who is dual-qualified to practise as a solicitor in Northern Ireland and England and Wales. Patricia Beckett is the head of the banking and finance practice.

Practice head(s):

Patricia Beckett

Other key lawyers:

Kevin McVeigh; Cathy Murphy

Key clients

Northern Bank Limited t/a Danske Bank

Ulster Bank Limited

Leeds Building Society

Bank of Scotland plc

Feniton Property Finance DAC

Premium Credit Limited

Tennent’s NI Limited

Choice Housing Ireland Limited

Connswater Homes Limited

Lloyds Banking Group

Work highlights

  • Advising representative body for class of financial institutions on suite of loan and security documents for commercial lending to be used as model pro formas for member financial institutions, to include regulatory advice.
  • Advising corporate finance advisers and lender in the matter of the administration of borrower company to include complex insolvency, banking, litigation and property issues.
  • Advising a registered housing association on the terms of high value loan agreement.

Mills Selig

Mills Selig, which is noted for its focus on borrower-side mandates, demonstrates strong capabilities in transactions related to the energy, real estate and hospitality sectors, among others. Its recent work included acting for clients on university developments. Senior associate Naomi Gaston, who leads the banking team, specialises in secured and unsecured lending, with expertise in asset-based lending and loan sales from a Northern Irish perspective.

Practice head(s):

Naomi Gaston

Testimonials

‘It very much felt like the partner was giving us 100%. Answered all emails and calls extremely quickly and followed up with us numerous times.’

Key clients

Whiterock Capital

Bank of Ireland

First Derivatives plc

Ortus Secured Finance

Danske Bank

Charities Aid Foundation Bank

Privilege Project Finance

Close Leasing

Merchant Money

Murdock Property Group/Lotus Group

Work highlights

  • Advised First Derivatives plc on a secured financing involving collateral over property in England.
  • Advised large-scale mortgage servicer on the Northern Irish aspects of a mortgage sale portfolio as part of a UK-wide transfer.
  • Put in place facility arrangements in respect of a loan to a business impacted by Covid-19 under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).

Wilson Nesbitt

Wilson Nesbitt has strong relationships with the most active mainstream lenders in the Northern Irish market, as is evidenced by the fact that it carries out the majority of the Bank of Ireland's legal work in the region. It also acts for short-term bridging finance lenders. In addition, borrower-side work is another key pillar of the practice and is seen as a notable area of growth. Neil Logan leads the team, which is heavily involved in secured lending transactions, including finance that is secured against residential, commercial and development properties. Natasha Adamson leads the residential banking team.

Practice head(s):

Neil Logan; Natasha Adamson

Testimonials

‘Pleasant, responsive and helpful. Good team ethos with the partners all having vast knowledge of their practice. Always keen to help and assist with any queries or problems.’

‘Neil Logan is very professional. He has the right attitude to the work, which involves working with borrowers’ solicitors and keeping up to date with all moving parts. A well-resourced and excellent banking legal team with vast experience.’

‘Always fast engagement with various key stakeholders. Proven highly efficient delivery whether acting on funder or borrower side. Highly knowledgeable, providing solutions and driving cases through to completion.’

‘The team are approachable at all times, will always return calls on same day. They are proactive and all deals have progressed quickly. They maintain excellent relationships with all key stakeholders and act in a professional manner at all times.’

Key clients

Bank of Ireland UK plc

Fiduciam Nominees Limited

Lloyds Banking Group

Barclays Bank plc

Santander UK plc

Virgin Money plc

Nationwide Building Society

HSBC Bank plc

Aviva Equity Release UK Ltd

Co-operative Financial Services

Work highlights

  • Advised Radius Housing on the private placement of £105m secured against 3,300 properties which involved the certification of 34 development sites (around 1,500 dwellings) totalling £48m in value across three tranches.
  • Advised on over 5,000 residential banking transactions in the last year with a total of at least £400m of secured lending completed.
  • Advised Bank of Ireland on granting of a £2million CBILS facility to the owners of the 5 Start Lough Erne Resort and Gold Club in County Fermanagh.