McCann FitzGerald LLP


Riverside One
37 - 42 Sir John Rogerson's Quay
Dublin 2, D02 X576

+353 1 829 0000

+353 1 829 0010

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Managing Partner: Stephen Holst
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Quick facts:

Number of partners: 84
Number of other lawyers: 400+
Other offices: London, New York, Brussels

With over 550 people, including c.400 lawyers and professional staff, McCann FitzGerald LLP is one of Ireland’s premier law firms. We are consistently recognised as being the market leader in many practice areas and our pre-eminence is endorsed by clients and market commentators alike.

Our principal office is located in Dublin and we have overseas offices in London, New York and Brussels. We provide a full range of legal services, primarily to commercial, industrial and financial services companies. Our clients include international corporations, major domestic businesses and emerging Irish companies. We also have many clients in the State and semi-State sector.

McCann FitzGerald LLP, won both ‘Law Firm of the Year for Ireland’ and ‘European Litigation Team of the Year’ at The Lawyer European Awards 2021. The firm was also ‘Highly Commended’ in the ‘European Finance Team of the Year’ category. This is the third time in six years that the firm has been recognised as overall winner in the ‘Law Firm of the Year for Ireland’ category. In making the awards, the firm was commended for its “excellent display of teamwork”, together with “being able to adapt at pace” which “clearly sets the firm apart from the rest”.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Competition
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation

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Recent transactional highlights:

  • Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. on its agreement to purchase the portfolio of circa 47,000 Ulster Bank performing tracker mortgages valued at €5.7bn.
  • AerCap Holdings on its definitive agreement with General Electric to acquire 100% of GE Capital Aviation Services ("GECAS"), a GE business for US $25bn. 
  • Pollen Street Capital on its significant acquisition of a majority stake in Ding, the world’s largest mobile top-up service which is headquartered in Ireland for a reported value of US$300m.