LK Shields promotes Peter O’Reilly to partner in commercial property team

LK Shields promotes Peter O'Reilly to partner in commercial property team

LK Shields has announced the promotion of Peter O’Reilly to partner in the firm’s commercial property team.

Mr O’Reilly has extensive experience acting for financial institutions, corporate entities and property development clients in respect of secured lending transactions and loan restructuring and enforcement. He joined the firm four years ago, having previously worked as an in-house lawyer with KBC Bank.

His promotion brings the number of partners in the commercial property team to four and reflects the successful implementation of a strategic growth plan for the department, the firm said.

The commercial property team acts for a wide variety of clients including major Irish and international corporates, financial institutions, large institutional and private investors and public bodies and regularly advise on premium value property transactions.

Commenting on the announcement, Michael Kavanagh, chairman at LK Shields, said: “We believe that regardless of economic or other challenges the key to success lies in the quality of service given to clients. Peter’s promotion is a hugely welcome development and recognises his excellent technical abilities but more importantly his dedication to the delivery of an excellent level of service to clients.”

Clair Cassidy, head of commercial property, added: “Peter has been a fantastic addition to our team over the last four years and has delivered the skills, approach and characteristics we value in our partners. We are delighted to announce his appointment to partner.”

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