Cormac Kissane

Arthur Cox - Ireland

Partner, Head of Finance


+353 1 920 1186

Market leader


Bar admissions:

England & Wales
New York
Northern Ireland



Practice areas:

Capital markets : Debt
Capital markets : Structured finance and securitisation

Industry sectors:

Financial services
Real estate

Cormac Kissane is the head of the firm’s Finance Department and the Capital Markets Group.

He has very broad experience in the securitisation, purchase and financing of all assets, including residential and commercial mortgages, structured finance transactions and debt capital markets. Cormac previously worked for leading international law firms in London, New York and Hong Kong.

  • Advised M&G on the first residential mortgage securitisation by Finance Ireland, Ireland’s largest non-bank lender
  • Advised the arrangers of securitisations for Ulster Bank, Dilosk, KBC, Permanent TSB and Mars/Oaktree and the trustee on a securitisation for Bank of Ireland
  • Advised AIB on an RMBS transaction (Burlington Mortgages), Ireland’s first STS compliant RMBS
  • Advised EBS and Bank of Scotland on all of their residential mortgage securitisations
  • Advised the dealers on all Irish covered bond programmes (for AIBMB, BOIMB and EBSMF)

  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Structured finance/securitisation

  • Financial services

  • Law society of Ireland

  • LL B, 1992, Trinity College Dublin
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland, 2003
  • Admitted to the New York Bar, 2003