Ms Vanessa Byrne > Mason Hayes & Curran LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP
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Work Department

Real Estate


Vanessa is co head of the Real Estate team at Mason Hayes & Curran LLP, with a practice in all aspects of commercial property, conveyancing and landlord and tenant law. Vanessa heads a team of property lawyers that specialise in the property law and development aspects of energy and infrastructure projects and buying and selling trading assets such as nursing home and healthcare assets, hotels and student accommodation.

Vanessa has an extensive landlord and tenant practice and negotiates complex agreements for lease, commercial leases, licenses and concession agreements. She is admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland, as well as Ireland.

Vanessa also acts for financial institutions on commercial real estate backed lending. Vanessa is lead partner on the Mason Hayes & Curran LLP trainee recruitment panel and is known for her composure and commerciality.


Law Society of Ireland; Dublin Solicitors Bar Association; Urban Land Institute; Irish Wind Energy Association.


Queen’s University Belfast (LLB) (IAAS). Admitted as a solicitor in 1997.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Real estate

(Leading individuals)

Vanessa ByrneMason Hayes & Curran LLP

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP‘s real estate practice spans the full gamut of matters in this area, ranging from the financing and acquisition of portfolios to pre-construction agreement for leases. The team is particularly involved in acting for financial institutions, such as REITs, on acquisitions, disposals and leases. The ‘impressive‘ Vanessa Byrne and Michael Doran, who ‘has a superb grasp of real estate legislation‘, are the practice heads. Jamie Fitzmaurice, Tom Davy, and Oliver Fitzgerald are all also well regarded.