Julie O’ConnellCommercial & Banking Partner
Julie is a highly respected and experienced commercial and banking solicitor with expertise in secured lending and banking transactions as well as having extensive general commercial experience in a range of corporate transactions.
Julie has advised on a wide range of banking structures including complex financing and re-structuring transactions requiring specialist knowledge of banking and company law. Transactions have included financing of hotels, pharmacies, cinemas and transactions involving the HSE.
Julie has also been involved on the finance side in a number of transactions involving acquisitions from NAMA and settlements with NAMA and other financial institutions.
Julie has also extensively advised commercial clients in many different circumstances including acquisition of commercial units, business assets and share purchases, partnership agreements and general ongoing advice in company law matters of all degrees of complexity.
Julie has also considerable experience in insolvency and related matters, having advised liquidators and receivers and acted for clients in their dealings with insolvency practitioners and has also undertaking associated litigation matters arising, including company restoration.
Some recent and relevant transactions include:
- Advising the lender in a number of transactions involving the development of primary care units and their leasing to the HSE
- Advising the lender in a major refinancing transaction involving a settlement of a very significant liability carried out under extremely tight deadlines
- Acting a number of commercial clients in complex refinancing arrangements involving restructure of the organisations at all levels