Angelyn Rowan > Eversheds Sutherland > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

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Angelyn is a Partner in the Construction and Projects group.

Angelyn advises clients on major infrastructure projects, complex procurement matters and construction. She is and has been involved in some of the largest public sector infrastructure projects in Ireland over recent years, including the development of the DIT Grangegorman Campus.

Angelyn’s experience includes advising:

  • funders, developers, employers and contractors on all aspects of construction law, specialising mainly in non-contentious areas. She is familiar with many standard form contracts including the Public Works Contracts, RIAI, IEI, FIDIC, MF1, NEC3 and others, in addition to drafting and negotiating bespoke construction contracts;
  • both the public and private sectors on Public Private Partnerships in the education, healthcare, social housing and roads sectors. She is currently advising the NDFA on both the DIT Grangegorman Campus PPP and the Primary Care Centres PPP;
  • on all aspects of Irish and European public procurement, including the conduct of tender procedures, procurement challenges and the rights and obligations of contracting authorities;
  • on various planning and environmental law matters, including the EIA process, planning procedures for projects within a SDZ and strategic development infrastructure, protected structures and exempted development. She has also advised on various aspects of the Waste Management Acts, IPPC licencing and waste permits, the Seveso III Directive and related Regulations.

Angelyn is a member of the Law Society of Ireland, the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association, the National Association of Women in Construction, the Society of Construction Law and Procurement Lawyers’ Association.



Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Construction

Eversheds Sutherland impresses with major instructions in the contentious and non-contentious space. Dermot McEvoy’s varied caseload included defending Earlsfort Centre Developments in breach of contract proceedings over an alleged failure to make a top-up payment relating to an agreement entered into following the acquisition of a residential development site in Raheny, County Dublin. Angelyn Rowan is acting for Ardale Property Group on several residential and commercial developments, and is also advising Nama-appointed receiver Duff & Phelps on work being carried out on an existing large apartment complex.

Ireland > Projects and PPP

Eversheds Sutherland is praised for its ‘very strong understanding of the relevant law and its practical application in this area’, as well as its ‘excellent level of service’. Peter Curran has particular expertise in public procurement matters; his recent highlights include acting as lead procurement law adviser to EirGrid after a successful tender, advising on all the procurement aspects of the proposed joint procurement with RTE pertaining to the Celtic Interconnector, an electrical link between Ireland and France. On the PPP front, Angelyn Rowan is advising the National Development Finance Agency on the procurement of its higher education PPP valued at €200m.

Ireland > Public sector

Eversheds Sutherland‘s practice is noted for its advice in the healthcare, infrastructure projects, education and financial services sectors; the ‘partners’ procurement knowledge and expertise in this area‘ is also a key strength. Peter Curran and Angelyn Rowan are advising the Grangegorman Development Agency on the procurement of major contracts for the development of student accommodation on the Dublin Institute of Technology campus, and Pamela O’Neill is assisting the Residential Tenancies Board with a new procedure for issuing its determination orders. Norman Fitzgerald heads the team.