Lisa Killeen, Banking Partner, joined the firm in 2013 having previously worked in William Fry Solicitors.
Lisa specialises in banking and finance, construction, commercial property and insolvency.
Advising on all aspects of banking and finance transactions, Lisa acts for both lenders and borrowers in loan transactions to include refinances, new lending and development finance. She regularly acts for national and multinational private and corporate clients on their borrowings, including new and revised loan facilities, negotiation of security and pre-drawdown requirements. She also advises some of the leading Irish financial institutions on lending, including drafting and reviewing of facility agreements, drafting security packages and related corporate documents, completing security reviews, advising on complex financial assistance, other legal issues, managing condition precedent compliance and the transaction closing process.
Acting for both public and private sector clients on construction projects in Ireland, Lisa navigates clients through complex issues arising throughout all stages of projects, including inception, planning, contract drafting, contract negotiation and building regulations. Lisa regularly acts for lenders and borrowers on development finance transactions. Supporting our contentious construction team with her technical skills, the team acts on contentious litigious matters which can arise on a construction project and on all available alternative dispute resolution mechanisms such as mediation, conciliation, adjudication and arbitration.
Practising in all aspects of commercial property law including property acquisitions and disposals, property financing and property investment, Lisa acts on behalf of corporate, individual clients and state and semi-state bodies. In addition, she has considerable experience in commercial leasing, having acted for many years for both landlords and tenants in retail, office and other commercial letting transactions.
Lisa has significant insolvency experience which includes advising receivers and financial institutions on enforcement of security, the disposal of secured assets and corporate restructuring. She also regularly advises liquidators of secured assets and directors in insolvent companies.
- Member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners
- National University of Ireland, Galway, Bachelor in Corporate Law
- National University of Ireland, Galway, LLB
- Law Society of Ireland, Diploma in Commercial Conveyancing
- Law Society of Ireland, Certificate in Banking Law and Practice
- Admitted to the Law Society of Ireland
Holmes O'Malley Sexton’s team was boosted by the promotion of Limerick-based Sandra Egan to the partnership, and the hire of Michael Carrigan, who joined the Dublin office from Eugene F. Collins. Egan, who heads the practice, was instructed by Dublin City Council on a number of matters including the acquisition of housing units.
Holmes O'Malley Sexton’s ‘approachable and proactively helpful team’ was active on a number of lender side deals for domestic banks and alternative lenders. Limerick-based senior associate Lisa Killeen is the main contact.
Winner of Best Employer: Talent Development and Workplace Wellness Award 2017
Holmes O’Malley Sexton regularly acts for receivers and is ‘particularly good on real estate issues in insolvency situations’. Associate Lisa Killeen is the main contact.
Finalist - Property, Planning and Probate Team of the Year 2015 and 2016
Finalist - Banking, Finance and Insolvency Team of the Year 2014 and 2015
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