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Tom Conway is the best legal adviser 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

Tom Conway



Tom is a partner within the real estate and planning department. He specialises in advising on investment and real estate finance, acting for national and international investment funds across a broad range of asset classes, pillar and US / UK banks, private equity investors and institutional landlords and tenants.


Tom advises property developers in site assembly, development finance, asset management and disposal.


Tom has varied transactional experience in advising on real estate aspects in loan book sales. Tom also advises receivers and liquidators on asset disposal.


Working across all aspects of real estate investment Tom specialises in advising lenders and borrowers in traditional and alternative real estate finance transactions.


Tom has significant experience in advising on real estate financing. He has been involved in a wide range of projects including significant international restructurings, State infrastructure project financing, borrower refinancing across varied property portfolios and bridging finance.


Tom has particular expertise in advising on the acquisition and disposal of significant shopping centres in both Dublin and the regions together with advising on a wide range of hospitality sector business and asset sale transactions.


Tom has acted for many domestic and international institutional investors, national and international funders in real estate finance transactions and institutional landlords and tenants. Some of Tom’s recent experience includes:

  • Advising a US based funder on its c€200m real estate refinancing of Ireland’s largest US listed property development company;
  • Advising a Swiss based investor on its acquisition of a portfolio of four luxury hotel and spa resorts;
  • Advising a tenant on the full repair and insure letting of its EMEA Headquarters in Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 2; and
  • Advising a pillar bank in providing development finance to the forward funder of a NAMA appointed developer of 1600 square metres of office space in Dublin 1.


Since qualifying in January 2010 Tom has worked exclusively in real estate, experiencing the severity of the down turn within a legal function of a NAMA Institution and thereafter spending seven years in Tier 1 real estate practice, most recently as an associate solicitor in a market leading Dublin law firm.

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