Ger O’Toole, Partner - A&L Goodbody

Ger O’Toole


Ger O'Toole is a Partner in the Firm's Commercial Property department. He has extensive experience in all areas of commercial property in particular dealing with large scale multi property transactions, negotiating leases of office and industrial space and also the property aspects of mergers and acquisitions and the disposal of investment property.

Experience

He advises a number of multinational companies in negotiating leases and purchases of Irish property.

  • Carval Investors on the purchase of the Pitt Lane portfolio from Bank of Scotland.
  • the purchase of a NAMA loan portfolio from NAMA with over 150 Irish properties.
  • the lender in respect of its €770m five-year loan-on-loan facility to the purchaser of a NAMA loan portfolio.
  • Royal London Assurance on the sale of the Project Sovereign retail and office portfolio, consisting of 16 properties which sold for in excess of €150 million.
  • Targeted Investment Opportunities, a fund established by Oaktree Capital, in relation to a number of acquisitions and developments.
  • AIB on the sale and leaseback of the Bankcentre complex in Ballsbridge (to investors, pension funds and developers).
  • KPMG as liquidator of the BHT Group a liquidation involving in excess of 40 properties.
  • Regeneration Developments Limited on the acquisition of a development site for the Opera Centre in Limerick including 42 separate properties and interests and the subsequent disposal of the site.

Market Recommendations

  • "Will go out of his way to accommodate your needs." (Chambers Europe 2017)
  • "A great lawyer on large-scale transactions, and is very experienced. Knowledgeable in all areas of commercial property." (Chambers Europe 2016)
  • "Experience across all aspects of commercial property law." (Chambers Europe 2015)
  • "Particular expertise handling property issues relating to M&A transactions." (Chambers Europe 2014)

Education

  • BCL, University College Dublin, 1987
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 1991 
Ger O’Toole

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A great lawyer on large-scale transactions

(Chambers Europe 2016)