Ann is Head of our Banking and Finance team and advises on a range of banking and finance transactions and issues.
She has extensive experience in acting for Irish and international banks and financial institutions (Bank of Ireland, Allied Irish Banks, Ulster Bank, KBC Bank Ireland), mezzanine lenders, private funders and corporate borrowers in the context of banking and finance transactions. Sectors include real estate and construction, transport and logistics, travel and leisure, retail, natural resources and energy.
Ann qualified as a solicitor in 2001. She joined Whitney Moore in July 2016 as a partner and Head of our Banking and Finance team, having been a partner in another leading law firm.
Legal 500 Comparative Guide 2018
Ann is consistently recommended by Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and The Legal 500 EMEA. Quotes include:
‘Ann is described as “impressive” and recognised for her portfolio finance, corporate refinancing and acquisition finance work.’
The Legal 500 EMEA 2018
‘Ann is praised for her “depth of knowledge and ability to apply that in a very focused, common-sense way in complex banking transactions”.‘
Chambers Global 2018
‘Ann is recommended and noted for her “particular experience of construction and real estate finance, as well as syndicated lending”.’
Chambers Europe 2018
‘Ann is “very strong, was able to fight our corner and got us a good deal”.’
Chambers Global 2017
‘Ann is “very good at highlighting key issues, helping us to see commercially and practically with a good legal overlay, and recognising the potential for delays and how to prepare for them”.’
Chambers Europe 2016
‘Clients confirm Ann is a “quick-thinking problem-solver”.’
The Legal 500 EMEA 2016
‘Ann is “assertive in negotiations”.’
The Legal 500 EMEA 2015