Peter Murray, Partner - A&L Goodbody

Peter Murray

Peter Murray is a partner in the Banking & Financial Services Department. He has extensive experience, both legal and commercial, in capital markets, structured finance and general banking.

Peter brings a unique legal and commercial perspective to our capital markets and corporate banking practices having worked for many years as an investment and corporate banker with domestic and international banks.


Significant recent deals and work include advising:

  • Pozen on its proposed acquisition of Tribute Pharmaceuticals and setting up its Irish structure.
  • Endo Limited on its US$1.2 billion HY bond issuance and acquisition of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals.
  • The Special Liquidators to IBRC on the bank's liquidation and €22 billion asset disposals.
  • Perrigo Finance advising on its US$1.6 billion RCF, Term Loan and Bond issuance.
  • XL Group plc on its £1.6 billion bridge facility.
  • Morgan Stanley as Representatives on Horizon Pharmaceuticals plc US$400million Convertible Bond offering.
  • Bank of Ireland on the €6 billion transfer of ICS Building Society.
  • Deutsche Annington on the restructuring of its €5 billion 'Grand' portfolio.
  • GSO Blackstone on the €300 million debt restructuring of the BWG Group.
  • Sensata Technologies BV on its US$300 million RCF and US$700 million Senior Notes.
  • Senior Lenders to eircom group in relation to its €4 billion examinership and financial restructuring.
  • AIB on its acquisition of IBRC’s €3.6 billion deposit business and Isle of Man subsidiary.
  • AIB on a €50 million public utility funding.
  • Ulster Bank on a €100 million public utility funding.
  • EBS Building Society on its State recapitalisation programme and its subsequent merger with AIB.
  • Irish Life & Permanent on its acquisition of Northern Rock’s Irish banking business.
  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc on its US$575 million senior loan and US$500 million Convertible Bond offer.
  • élan on its US$600 million HY bond issuance and cash tender offer.
  • ICG plc on its €150 million syndicate financing and tender offer share buy back.
  • Real Estate Opportunities on its €1 billion group debt restructuring.
  • Participating Institutions on the transfer of €36 billion of loan assets to NAMA.
  • A number of international private equity investors on establishing Irish investment and debt issuance vehicles.

Market Recommendations

  • "Leading lawyer." (Legal 500 2014 and 2013 and IFLR1000, 2013 and 2012)
  • Worked on 'European Banking & Finance Deal of the Year 2014' as awarded by The Lawyer. (Special Liquidation of IBRC).


  • LLB, Queens University Belfast, 1995
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Northern Ireland, 1997
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 1999

Professional activities

Peter is a member of the Law Society of Ireland.

Peter Murray

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Leading lawyer

(Legal 500 2014)