Tom Conway

Partner

Tom Conway

Partner

Related Sectors
Memberships
  • Law Society of Ireland
Education
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2009
  • M, University College Dublin, 2004
  • C.L., University College Dublin, 2003

Tom is a partner within the real estate department at Philip Lee. Tom specialises in advising on real estate finance, investment and landlord and tenant acting for domestic and US/UK banks, private equity and institutional investors.

Tom has significant experience in advising on real estate financing having worked on transactions in excess of €2.5bn by value. He has been involved in a wide range of projects including significant international restructurings, State infrastructure project financing and financing and re-financing of mixed property portfolios.

Tom has particular expertise in advising on all sides of forward funding and forward purchasing of core office, hotel/leisure and primary logistics assets.

Tom has a particular interest in landlord and tenant law and advising on green leases across all asset classes.

Recent Work

Since qualifying in 2010 Tom has exclusively practiced in real estate acting in many significant and complex transactions, recent examples of which include:

        • Advising a US investment manager in its €200m refinance of an institutional investor’s mixed-use property portfolio;
        • Advising a family office on its >€30m disposal of a fully tenanted Dublin based logistics portfolio;
        • Advising a German investment fund on its forward funding and leasing of c. 170,000 sq ft LEED Gold core office building;
        • Advising a pillar bank in providing development finance to the forward funder of c. 170,000 sq feet of core office space;
        • Advising a market leading fintech on its leasing of EMEA Headquarters in Silicon Docks, Dublin 2;
        • Advising the developer/tenant on its forward purchase and leaseback of a c. 150,000 sq ft prime logistics facility with a transaction deal of c.
        • Advising a domestic investment manager on its acquisition of a portfolio of hotels and resorts in Dublin and in the regions.

Tom is a partner within the real estate department at Philip Lee. Tom specialises in advising on real estate finance, investment and landlord and tenant acting for domestic and US/UK banks, private equity and institutional investors.

Tom has significant experience in advising on real estate financing having worked on transactions in excess of €2.5bn by value. He has been involved in a wide range of projects including significant international restructurings, State infrastructure project financing and financing and re-financing of mixed property portfolios.

Tom has particular expertise in advising on all sides of forward funding and forward purchasing of core office, hotel/leisure and primary logistics assets.

Tom has a particular interest in landlord and tenant law and advising on green leases across all asset classes.

Recent Work

Since qualifying in 2010 Tom has exclusively practiced in real estate acting in many significant and complex transactions, recent examples of which include:

      • Advising a US investment manager in its €200m refinance of an institutional investor’s mixed-use property portfolio;
      • Advising a family office on its >€30m disposal of a fully tenanted Dublin based logistics portfolio;
      • Advising a German investment fund on its forward funding and leasing of c. 170,000 sq ft LEED Gold core office building;
      • Advising a pillar bank in providing development finance to the forward funder of c. 170,000 sq feet of core office space;
      • Advising a market leading fintech on its leasing of EMEA Headquarters in Silicon Docks, Dublin 2;
      • Advising the developer/tenant on its forward purchase and leaseback of a c. 150,000 sq ft prime logistics facility with a transaction deal of c.
      • Advising a domestic investment manager on its acquisition of a portfolio of hotels and resorts in Dublin and in the regions.
Related Sectors
Memberships
  • Law Society of Ireland
Education
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2009
  • M, University College Dublin, 2004
  • C.L., University College Dublin, 2003

Tom Conway has an extensive knowledge of real estate, and his hard work and diligence are critical to successful closings.

Legal 500, 2023

An excellent firm, Tom Conway is a standout partner. Hugely committed and strong commercial advisor on all real estate and property matters. Highly solutions focused, leads the conversation and brings counterparties over the line.

Legal 500, 2023

Tom Conway is the best legal advisor we have dealt with primarily for his commercial awareness, responsiveness and clarity in his delivery of complex issues and advice in a balanced and practical manner.

Legal 500, 2020

Recent transactions and projects

Evergreen Care

Evergreen Care

A Philip Lee team led by Bernard McEvoy, Tom Conway and Cian Moriarty with the assistance of Olivia Creaven, Sarah O’Reilly and Jack Forde was delighted to have advised Evergreen Care on its acquisition of Sunhill Nursing Home, Termonfeckin, County Louth. Evergreen...

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Evergreen Care

Evergreen Care

A Philip Lee team, including Rebecca McEvoy, Tom Conway, Kate McNamara and Olivia Creaven was pleased to act on behalf of Evergreen Care on its acquisition of Esker Ri Nursing Home in Clara, Co. Offaly. Esker Ri Nursing Home is a purpose-built nursing home which...

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Groupe RG

Groupe RG

Groupe RG, a major player in the distribution of PPE in France, has acquired PPE specialist MJ Scannell in Ireland. The acquisition forms part of Groupe RG’s development strategy to become the independent and specialist leader of PPE distribution throughout Europe....

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