Projects & Infrastructure

Our Projects and Infrastructure team is a market leader (in terms of both in value and volume) on the island of Ireland. The team advises all relevant stakeholders including sponsors, public sector authorities, funders, investors, contractors and operators. We regularly advise on projects across the energy, oil and gas, transport, telecommunications (including data centres) and social infrastructure sectors. Our experience includes advising on joint ventures, project structures (including framework contracting, concession contracts, PPP, BOT, DBFO and DBFM), project financing, infrastructure M&A and conducting legal due diligence (including risk allocation and "bankability" analysis) of existing projects.

Our team are well known for their legal and technical ability as well as their business approach.  Our broad experience means that we are able to anticipate issues and problems that may arise during the course of a project and find constructive solutions to them. We offer pragmatic and commercial legal advice through our experience of the industry sectors our clients operate in.

Experience

  • Irish Water

    on the expansion and retrofitting works for the Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Works Capacity Upgrade

  • DirectRoute Consortium

    on the €550m N17/N18 Gort to Tuam Road PPP Project. One of the largest and most complex PPP transactions in the State over recent years.

  • The construction joint venture

    on its contract for the landmark DIT Grangegorman Campus PPP Project.

  • The lenders

    on the €500m Dublin Waste to Energy Facility.

  • The Office of Public Works

    in relation to the outsourcing of its telecommunications masts portfolio in Ireland.

  • A syndicate of four international lenders

    on the project financing of an 18MW EdgeConneX data centre development in Dublin.

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