Mr John-Hugh Colleran > Dillon Eustace > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Dillon Eustace

Work Department

Banking and Capital Markets


Partner, Banking and Capital Markets


John-Hugh advises domestic and international financial institutions and corporate clients on a broad range of banking and finance transactions. His practice covers secured and unsecured financings, bilateral and syndicated lending, security and inter-creditor packages, tax-based lending structures, acquisition finance, general corporate lending and restructures.

He acts for vendors, purchasers and financers on disposals and acquisitions of distressed assets. John-Hugh is highly experienced in reviewing loan and security documentation for financial institutions and the purchasers and servicers of Irish loan books, and advising them on restructuring, rectification and enforcement and recovery options.

John-Hugh’s career experience includes working for an international bank on transactions and new products for its wholesale lending and structured finance teams. His work there included advising on participations in syndicated facilities, large and mid-cap corporate loans and invoice discounting and receivables purchases. The role also involved work on the restructuring and enforcement of a large book of non-performing loans.


John-Hugh lectures and tutors with the Law Society of Ireland and regularly gives presentations to bankers and banking lawyers.


Trinity College Dublin, The Law Society of Ireland, Also admitted in England and Wales

Lawyer Rankings

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.