Kevin is a partner in the firm’s Banking & Finance Group.

Kevin has extensive experience in banking and finance transactions. Kevin acts for a wide range of financial institutions, direct lenders, funds and corporates advising on fund finance, asset/property finance, acquisition finance, structured finance, receivables financing, workouts and debt restructuring.

Relevant Experience

  • Advising lenders and funds in relation to fund finance transactions including Capital Call, NAV and Hybrid Facilities
  • Advising lenders in relation to the financing of the Morgan Hotel, the Citi Hotel, the Galmont Hotel, Dunboyne Castle, the Dylan, the Imperial Hotel (Cork) and Powerscourt Hotel
  • Advising the lenders to Avolon Holdings Limited in relation to its US$10.38 billion acquisition of CIT Groups aircraft leasing business
  • Advising Allianz Group in the financing of the acquisition of the Liffey Valley Shopping Centre
  • Advising McDermott International on the Irish aspects of its debt restructuring and Chapter 11 process
  • Advising Swissport Group on the Irish aspects of its debt restructuring
  • Advising Irish Life on financing the acquisition of various PRS Schemes
  • Advising Value Retail on the financing of Phase 3 of Kildare Retail Village
  • Acting for a large Irish Corporate on accessing the UK’s COVID Corporate Finance Facility
  • Advising Ballymore Group on development finance facilities for various residential developments


“Kevin Lynch is the partner who we have most interaction with. While Kevin has a team beneath him he is always visible in the transaction and can step in easily when his presence is required. He is a very clear thinker and provides concise advice, no waffle. He is highly regarded in the industry and has a reputation for being pragmatic and commercial.”

The Legal 500, 2022

“Kevin Lynch is very personable, knowledgeable and cuts directly to the main points of concern.”

Chambers Europe, 2022

Kevin Lynch “is very pragmatic and commercial. He is sensible and knows how to get a deal done.”

The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa, 2021

Kevin Lynch is praised for his “excellent understanding of complicated structures and good negotiation skills.”

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2020

Education & Qualifications

  • BCL, 1996, University College Dublin
  • LL M, 1997, University College Dublin
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland, 2000