Kevin Feeney, Partner - A&L Goodbody

Kevin Feeney


Kevin Feeney is a Partner and head of A&L Goodbody's Projects and Infrastructure Group. He has over 20 years' experience working on a broad and diverse range of projects in the property and infrastructure sector. His broad experience gives him an all-round perspective and an appreciation of the issues likely to surface in any deal in the property or infrastructure space. Kevin has a genuine understanding of risk and risk mitigation and has a proven track record of working and closing many of the most complex property and infrastructure projects in Ireland.

Experience

Experience includes advising on:

  • Complex property development and development finance, including property joint ventures (private to private and public to private)
  • Infrastructure engineering contracts (including tunnels, power plants, transport PPP (including advising sponsors or lenders on most of the large toll road projects in Ireland) and waste water
  • Accommodation PPP projects (including acting for public and private stakeholders on schools, hospitals and court buildings)
  • Complex outsourcing within regulated industry sectors
  • Irish Water on certain key aspects of its establishment, including advising on the drafting of the new Water Services Act and the risks associated with the statutory transfer of water assets from the local authorities to Irish Water
  • Large ticket M&A transactions in the utility and infrastructure sectors

Market Recommendations

  • "He is simply the best. A very likeable guy who has knowledge of all legal issues in property development." (Chambers Europe 2017)
  • "He is results-orientated and his style brings pragmatism." (Chambers Europe 2017)
  • "Kevin is excellent in construction and energy." (Chambers Europe 2017)
  • "The incredibly commercial Kevin...is the person to ring if you don’t know where to begin, he goes the extra mile." (Legal 500 2015)

Education

  • B.Eng, Queens University Belfast, 1986
  • Chartered Civil Engineer 1990 to 1993
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 1999

Professional activities

Kevin qualified as a civil engineer in 1986 and worked with Arup consulting engineers, London until 1989. He became a chartered engineer and Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers in 1989 and a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1990. He worked in the property and the project finance departments of a major international law firm in London from 1993 until 1998.

While at Arup Kevin worked as a part time technical tutor at the prestigious Architectural Association School of Architecture in London.

Kevin Feeney

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Very approachable and provides understandable, on-point advice

(Chambers Europe 2016)