Philip Lee appoints Thomas O’Malley as real estate partner
Philip Lee has announced the appointment of Thomas O’Malley as a partner in the Dublin firm’s real estate department.
Mr O’Malley specialises in commercial real estate with a focus on social housing and property development.
He acts for investment funds, property developers, housing and government bodies on large-scale, mixed retail, commercial, and residential projects, as well as advising on the property elements of renewable energy projects.
Mr O’Malley holds an LLB from Trinity College Dublin, is a qualified CEDR mediator, and previously served as a real estate partner at McDowell Purcell, now part of European law firm Fieldfisher.
He has over 30 years’ experience assisting clients with site assembly and development agreements, high-value property acquisitions and disposals, complex title structures, joint ventures and collective property investments, and business leases.
Commenting on the appointment, John O’Donoghue, partner and head of the real estate department, said: “With a continually expanding client base, we’re very pleased to welcome Thomas to the team.
“His expertise and skills add an important extra dimension to the range of services that we provide to clients.
“For instance, he is very active in the social housing sector and has pioneered the acceptance of title certification as a means to accelerate the delivery of leased social housing stock.”