Simon Hannigan

Simon Hannigan
  • Simon Hannigan
  • PARTNER, COMMERCIAL PROPERTY
  • +353 1 920 1098
  • Arthur Cox, Ten Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 T380, Ireland

Expertise

Simon has a broad practice encompassing all aspects of commercial property work, including:

  • Acquisition, disposal and financing of asset portfolios and loan portfolios
  • Negotiation of commercial leases and agreements for lease for both landlords and tenants
  • Sale and leaseback transactions
  • Property aspects of liquidations, receiverships and examinerships
  • Property aspects of infrastructure, energy and natural resource projects
  • Commercial property aspects of corporate transactions, including the sale and purchase of both private and public companies
  • Advising on the acquisition, development and disposal of data centres

Experience

Simon recently advised:

  • Facebook on the acquisition and development of a data centre at Clonee, Co. Meath
  • Hibernia REIT on the acquisition, funding and development of the Windmill Lane and Sir John Rogersons Quay developments
  • Kennedy Wilson on the refinancing of Sanford Lodge, Clancy Quay,  Brooklawn House and  the Alliance Building
  • Lloyds Banking Group on all day to day property matters in Ireland, including the recent Project Phoenix and Project Paris residential loan portfolio sales
  • Groupon, Inc. and Ebay, Inc. on their property and data centre requirements in Ireland
  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals on the acquisition of its EMEA headquarters at Waterloo Exchange, Dublin 2

Practice Areas

Commercial Property
Education
  • LL.B (Hons) 2001, Trinity College Dublin
  • Diploma in Applied Finance Law, Law Society of Ireland
  • Diploma in Commercial Conveyancing, Law Society of Ireland
Professional
  • Admitted as a solicitor, 2005
Memberships
  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
  • Former Chairperson of the Society of Young Solicitors in Ireland