Claire is a partner in the Banking and Finance team and acts primarily for a number of mid-tier finance providers on a broad range of domestic transactions. She advises on all aspects of commercial property-based lending and development financing.

Claire is an experienced banking and property lawyer with extensive experience in the Irish market over the last 25 years. Claire provides her clients with a practical and solutions driven approach and always focuses on getting the deal done.


  • Lead advisor to several non-institutional lenders, such as Lotus Investment Group, Initiative Ireland and Property Bridges in the provision of mid-tier finance and taking of security over mixed portfolios of real estate assets. Over the last number of years Claire has acted on loans totalling in excess of €500 million. 
  • Lead advisor to a peer-to-peer lender on site acquisitions and development finance for social housing purposes.
  • Advises developer clients on acquisition and development finance for housing estates.
  • Lead advisor to client on a renewable energy project.
  • Advises clients on loan restructuring and asset disposal with banks.


  • L.L.B. Trinity College Dublin, 1995.
  • Law Society of Ireland, admitted as a solicitor, 1998.
  • Diploma in Property Tax, Law Society of Ireland, 2002.  


  • Law Society of Ireland


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