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Vanessa Lawlor

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Vanessa is Of Counsel in the Banking team and 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.


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 Guide and clients praised her for her "professional and practical manner". IFLR 2020/2021 also ranked Vanessa as a "Rising Star".


2014 – Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales (not practising as an English solicitor)

2011 – Admitted as a Solicitor in Northern Ireland (not practising as a Northern Irish solicitor)

2011 – Admitted as a Solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)

2010 – Admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland



Acquisition & Leveraged Financing


Fund Finance

Real Estate Finance


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

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


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