Mr Hugh Cummins > Philip Lee LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Philip Lee LLP
Connaught House
One Burlington Road
Dublin 4
D04 C5Y6

Work Department

Construction. Projects and PPP. Energy. 


Hugh is a partner and has considerable experience in a broad range of practice areas including projects and construction, energy & natural resources, Energy Performance Contracting, Local Energy Supply Contracts, procurement and alternative dispute resolution. Hugh has advised clients on the drafting, settling and procuring of the required contractual documentation on a wide range of complex, large-scale mixed use projects in Ireland both in the public and private sectors. Hugh is also heavily involved in the areas of energy performance contracts and local energy supply contracts and regularly advises clients on the procurement, negotiation, drafting and settlement of such contracts.


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Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Projects and PPP

(Next Generation Partners)

Hugh CumminsPhilip Lee

Philip Lee is highly active in the PPP space, advising public bodies on the tendering for these projects as well as assisting developers in their bids, and is also expanding beyond this area to assist developers with the drafting and negotiation of construction documents for healthcare, residential and energy projects. Kerri Crossen and Jonathan Kelly jointly lead the team and have decades of experience in this sector, with Kelly particularly focused on project financing. Hugh Cummins and Angelyn Rowan are also key partners in the team.

Ireland > Energy and natural resources

Philip Lee counts project developers, utilities and public bodies among its clients, advising on a range of matters in the energy space. The team is engaged to advise on the full lifecycle of energy projects, from financing, planning and construction through to power purchase agreements and M&A transactions involving project assets. The practice is adept at handling matters relating to the offshore and onshore wind, solar and battery storage sectors, as well as conventional energy projects such as waste-to-energy and district heating. Siobhan McCabe leads the team and works closely with planning specialist Alice Whittaker. Eoghan Doyle is frequently instructed on corporate transactions in this area, and Hugh Cummins advises on contractual matters related to construction and energy supply.

Ireland > Construction

Philip Lee is experienced in advising on the construction of projects across sectors including energy, education, residential property and healthcare, with expertise in non-contentious construction matters as well as disputes. The practice assists developers and contractors with the drafting and negotiation of contracts; it also advises public bodies on the procurement process for developments, with Kerri Crossen focusing on this area. The team is jointly led by Angelyn Rowan, who specialises in non-contentious work, and Clare Cashin, who is adept at handling construction adjudications and mediations. Hugh Cummins is praised by clients for his commercial advice, advising clients on the drafting of construction documentation.