Mr Paraic O'Kennedy > ByrneWallace LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

ByrneWallace LLP
88 Harcourt Street
Saint Kevin's
DO2 DK18

Work Department

Banking and Finance


Paraic is a partner in the ByrneWallace LLP Banking and Finance team. He has over twenty years banking experience advising both financial institutions and borrowers in connection with all forms of secured and unsecured lending transactions. He has extensive experience advising on acquisition finance, renewable energy finance, property finance and commercial and residential development finance.


  • Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Ibec Property Industry Ireland Funding Initiatives Committee


  • Bachelor of Business and Legal Studies, University College Dublin, 1995
  • Qualified as Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2001

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Banking and finance

ByrneWallace LLP has developed an impressive senior bench of banking and finance specialists, most recently hiring William Johnston as a consultant from Arthur Cox in January 2021. He has joined a team that includes a number of practitioners with in excess of 20 years and 30 years experience with several also having had stints in senior-level in-house positions. The group has a particularly strong reputation in real estate finance, including social housing finance, and represents a wide array of clients, notably a number of alternative lenders. Mark Kavanagh  remains a senior name in real estate finance, Deirdre McBennett  is a specialist in social housing finance and Paraic O’Kennedy is a key figure in sustainable finance.