Michael Carney
Name: Michael Carney
Firm Name: WhitneyMoore Solicitors
Country: Ireland
Practice Area: Joint Ventures


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Professional Biography:

Michael handles a wide range of property transactions, including the acquisition and sale of sites, offices and industrial units, the lease of office and retail units, joint investment agreements and joint ventures (incorporated and unincorporated), property-based commercial lending and the property aspects of corporate transactions. Michael acts for public bodies, institutional clients, private companies and banks as well as high net worth individuals. He has a particular interest in windfarms and has acted for investors in a number of windfarm transactions.Michael is also a member of our insolvency department and focuses on property elements of receiverships, examinerships and liquidations. Michael qualified as a solicitor in 1991 having studied law in University College Dublin. He became a partner in the Property Department in 2000.  Michael appears in International legal directories and is recommended as a leading lawyer by Chambers Europe and The Legal500.

Recommendations:

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2016)

Michael is noted particularly for his work with public bodies, institutional clients, private companies and banks on real estate transactions.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2015)

Michael is described by clients as “a strong negotiator, who is very responsive and efficient in managing client matters.” He advises on transactions, leases and property finance.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2014)

Michael is described as “efficient and proactive,” and praised for being“matter-of-fact and a very good negotiator. He doesn’t cause unnecessary friction.” He has particular expertise dealing with insolvency-related issues.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, The Legal 500 (2014)

WhitneyMoore’s property department wins praise for providing “solid and insightful advice with expedient turnaround times”.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2013)

Michael is recognised for his expertise in developments, leases, planning, insolvency and public procurement mandates.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, The Legal 500 (2013)

WhitneyMoore’s property department wins praise for providing an ‘excellent service’ and, according to one client, ‘the most solid, sensible advice I have had on commercial property matters in Ireland’.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2012)

Michael is considered to be “responsive, efficient and excellent at dealing with colleagues – he can bring everyone onto his side”. Sources describe WhitneyMoore’s property department as “confident, capable and responsive. I always feel I have the strongest team on my side”.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2011)

Michael is noted for his broad real estate practice covering acquisitions, sales and leases of offices and industrial units, with particular expertise in wind farm transactions.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Construction, The Legal 500 (2011) Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2010)

“He has an absolutely brilliant legal mind and a good sense of commercial awareness”.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, The Legal 500 (2010)

“Michael Carney is considered an astute real estate lawyer”.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Construction, The Legal 500 (2010)

“The astute Michael Carney is recommended”.

Recommended as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, European Legal Experts (2010)

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