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Vanessa Lawlor

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OVERVIEW

Vanessa is of counsel of Maples and Calder's Banking and Finance team in the Maples Group's Dublin office. Vanessa has extensive experience advising a broad spectrum of lenders (Irish and International financial institutions, alternative lenders) and borrowers (trading companies, SPVs, funds, partnerships) on a range of domestic and cross-border finance transactions including real estate investment and development finance, funds finance (including subscription line financing), corporate debt, leveraged and acquisition finance, refinancings and restructurings.

BACKGROUND

Vanessa joined the Maples Group in 2016.  Prior to this, she spent six years working off-shore, most recently in Guernsey at Bedell Cristin, and in the British Virgin Islands. Vanessa was ranked as a 'Rising Star' in The Legal 500's EMEA 2020 and 2021 Guides. Clients praise Vanessa for her "professional and practical manner" and recognise her as being "very competent, knowledgeable, efficient and decisive". IFLR 2020/2021 also ranked Vanessa as a 'Rising Star'.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Member of the Law Society of Ireland

Member of 100 Women in Finance

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Finance

Banking

Fund Finance

Real Estate Finance

Acquisition & Leveraged Financing

bar admissions

2010 - Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland

2011 - Admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland (not practising)

2011 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) (not practising)

2014 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)

EDUCATION

Dublin Business School, Eire, BA (Hons), Business and Tourism Studies, 2001

Law Society of Ireland, Eire, Certificate in English and Welsh Property Law, 2014

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