Mr Conor Keaveny > Dillon Eustace > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Dillon Eustace

Work Department

Banking & Capital Markets


Conor is a Partner in Dillon Eustace’s Banking & Capital Markets group. He acts on a wide range of banking transactions for both financial institutions and corporates, both Irish and foreign. Conor’s lending experience extends to bi-lateral, club and syndicated lending arrangements, both secured and unsecured. He has a great deal of experience of acting for sellers, purchasers and financiers of loan portfolios. Conor has also advised extensively in the area of aircraft finance, including acting for aircraft lessors and financiers.


Conor joined McCann FitzGerald as a trainee solicitor in March 1996, where his training period was largely spent in the Banking Department, including two periods in that firm’s London office. On qualification in December 1998, Conor continued working in the Banking Department with a focus on asset finance, structured finance, public private partnerships and general banking. He was seconded to AerFi Group (now AerCap) for most of 2000. Conor joined the Banking Department of William Fry as an Associate in September 2004 in a general banking role, with a particular focus on secured property lending. In early 2006, Conor was seconded on a part-time basis to BNP Paribas, Dublin Branch. Conor joined Dillon Eustace in September 2006 and was made partner in August 2007. In late 2007, Conor was seconded on a part-time basis to Bank of Ireland Corporate Banking.


The Law Society of Ireland Irish Taxation Institute


Trinity College Dublin: LL.B. The Law Society of Ireland: Solicitor Irish Taxation Institute: Associate

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Banking and finance

Dillon Eustace continues to be noted for financings provided by non-bank institutions, while remaining well-connected to Ireland’s pillar banks. It also frequently represents borrowers, including financial investors, The firm remains active in acquisition finance, real estate finance and distressed debt portfolio transactions. Conor Keaveny, Keith Robinson, Mark Thorne and John-Hugh Colleran have balanced banking and finance practices with extensive expertise in acquisition finance, real estate finance and fund finance, among other segments.

Ireland > Capital markets

Dillon Eustace‘s significant presence in the investment funds and financial services sectors, provides the basis for a thriving capital markets practice, most notably on the debt side. The firm operates across the structured finance, securitisation and corporate/high yield issuer spaces. Senior name Mark Thorne is an experienced figure in structured finance, including local and cross border securitisations, and asset and structured finance repackaging. Conor Keaveny, Keith Robinson and John-Hugh Colleran are also key team members, while Conor Kiernan impresses at senior associate level.