Deirdre Barrett

Deirdre Barrett | Property Lawyer | Real Estate Law | Arthur Cox


Deirdre has extensive experience in commercial property law, advising clients across the full spectrum of transactions, including portfolio and single-asset acquisitions and disposals, financing, landlord and tenant, development and asset management. Deirdre regularly works hand in glove with our corporate and finance teams on portfolio loan sales and acquisitions.  She has advised a number of domestic and international investors on the largest property transactions of recent years.



  • Green Property on sale of Blanchardstown Centre
  • Chartered Land on sale of Dundrum Town Centre
  • NAMA on Project Jewel loan sale (real estate)
  • Green REIT plc on Projects Arc and Sapphire mixed use portfolio acquisitions
  • Friends First on purchase of Dublin City Centre retail arcade
  • Green REIT plc on Project Glas portfolio sale
  • Green REIT plc and Pimco JV on Central Park office park acquisition
  • Chartered Land and others on Project Redwood portfolio sale
  • Grant Thornton and Deloitte on sale of Spencer Dock office block to Central Bank
  • Private equity house on Projects Venus and Circle 4 residential portfolio acquisitions
  • CarVal on Project Club loan portfolio acquisition (real estate)
  • Eir across its national property portfolio, including its successful 2012 restructuring
  • Multinational tenants including Novartis, MasterCard and Cisco on Irish headquarters leases
  • NTMA on establishment of NAMA and advising NAMA on borrower connections

Practice Areas

Commercial Property
  • LL.M, 1997, University College Cork
  • BCL, 1996, University College Cork
  • Admitted as a solicitor, 2000
  • Law Society of Ireland