Peter McKeever joins Simmons & Simmons as partner
Simmons & Simmons has announced the appointment of Peter McKeever as a commercial real estate partner in Dublin.
Mr McKeever joins the firm from Matheson, where he has spent the last 14 years building a strong reputation across the real estate sector.
His experience includes advising on acquisitions and disposals, commercial and industrial properties and land development, commercial landlord and tenant work, and planning/environmental issues.
Mr McKeever has advised on a number of significant transactions, including acting for a syndicate of Irish banks in the €300 million financing of the purchase and/or refinancing of twenty eight hotels in Ireland and England.
He also has experience acting for a private equity funders for acquisition and development of commercial and residential sites, as well as acting for large international clients.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr McKeever said: “I’m delighted and excited to join the Simmons team in Dublin, as there are clear synergies between my experience and the needs of existing and prospective Simmons clients, and I look forward to enhancing the expertise on offer from the firm’s Dublin base.”
Ireland country head, Fionán Breathnach, commented: “It’s great to have Peter join our team here in Dublin to further strengthen our real estate and transactional teams.
“We’ve got an ambitious growth strategy for Ireland, and Peter’s arrival signals a further expansion of the skills and experience that our partners have to offer. I am delighted that Peter will be lending expertise to our banking and corporate teams, while further developing his own real estate practice.”