Ross Moore, Partner - A&L Goodbody

Ross Moore


Ross Moore is a Partner in the Banking and Financial Services Department and a member of the Projects & Construction and Energy & Natural Resources Groups. He specialises in limited/non-recourse style project finance transactions in particular in the energy sector and in public private partnerships in the transport, roads and accommodation sectors. Ross also specialises in regulatory advice in respect of the electricity, gas and renewable energy markets on an all-island basis, as well as in all aspects of power generation construction, financing and operation and energy sector acquisitions.

Experience

Significant recent deals include advising:

  • EirGrid plc on its acquisition of SONI Ltd
  • Scottish and Southern Energy in relation to the approx. €1.8bn acquisition of Airtricity Holdings Limited.
  • The lenders to the Tynagh and Synergen Power Plants of the adaptation of certain project documents consequential upon the introduction of the Single Electricity Market. The syndicate of lenders in relation to the refinancing of a portfolio of windfarms.
  • The funders in respect of the Thornton Hall Prison PPP Project.
  • Sponsors and lenders in relation to a number of PPP roads projects, including the Borrower/Issuer in respect of the Limerick Tunnel PPP Road Project, the first infrastructural project in Ireland to be financed using capital markets.
  • Lenders, third party equity investors, promoters and contractors in over 14 windfarm projects in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
  • The lenders to the first commercial biodiesel plant in Ireland.
  • The operator in respect of the DBFO Roads Package 1 in Northern Ireland.
  • In respect of the development of CHP facilities in Northern Ireland.
  • Bidders in respect of the Criminal Courts Services PPP Project and National Conference Centre PPP Project.

Market Recommendations

  • "Ross is very solution-orientated." (Chambers Europe 2017)
  • "His attention to detail is exceptional." (Legal 500 2017)
  • "Prominent figure Ross Moore is an 'energy expert with good insight into the regulation of utilities' according to clients." (Chambers Europe 2016)
  • "One of the top practitioners in the sector, with extensive projects, financing and transactional experience…clients praise the breadth of his regulatory knowledge." (Chambers Europe 2015)

Education

  • BA, Trinity College Dublin, 1996
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2001

Professional activities

He is author of the Irish chapter of Sweet & Maxwell’s publication "Energy Law in the European Union."

Ross Moore

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One of the top practitioners in the sector

(Chambers Europe 2015)