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"Patrick Molloy is our go to lawyer in banking."

Chambers Europe

Expertise

Patrick is a partner and co-head of the Finance and Capital Markets Department.  He advises on banking, structured finance, project finance and securitisation transactions and provides regulatory advice to banks and other financial services institutions.

Patrick regularly contributes articles to financial services and banking journals and has spoken at a number of finance conferences.  He also lectures on banking law subjects for a number of educational bodies.

Experience Highlights

Patrick has advised:

  • A number of Irish banks in relation to the issuance of senior and subordinated debt securities.
  • The underwriters of a number of asset backed securitisations involving Irish mortgages and other assets originated by Irish banks.
  • Syndicates of lenders in relation to syndicated credit facilities to a number of Irish corporates (both secured and unsecured).
  • A number of banks in relation to the transfer of their Irish banking business using a statutory scheme of transfer and has advised in relation to twhe establishment of a number of banks in Ireland.
  • In relation to a number of private placements of debt securities by Irish state-owned bodies and Irish corporates.
  • Lenders and borrowers in relation to the financing of a variety of PPP transactions and other projects
  • Lenders and borrowers in relation to the restructuring of a variety of debt financings.
  • Banks and regulatory bodies in relation to a variety of transactions and other matters (including due diligence exercises) arising out of the stabilisation process undertaken in respect of a number of Irish banks
  • A number of acquirers and financiers in relation to leveraged buy-outs including of companies listed on Irish stock exchange.
  • An Irish bank in relation to a cash tender offer to purchase subordinated notes previously issued by it.
  • Acquirers and vendors in respect of a number of loan portfolio sales.
  • Lenders in relation to the financing of loan portfolio acquisitions.
  • The underwriters of a note issuance to finance the origination of lease / hire purchase contracts by an Irish financial institution.
Accolades

Patrick Molloy is “always available, commercial and very responsive.”
IFLR 1000 2021

Patrick Molloy is "commercially focused" and a "tough negotiator."
Chambers Europe 2021

Patrick Molloy is recommended.
European Legal 500 2020

Patrick Molloy is named a leading individual.
European Legal 500 2020

Patrick Molloy is "very knowledgeable and has unique insights into the market and the commercial side of doing business in Ireland."
Banking and Finance: Chambers Global 2020

Patrick Molloy is named a ‘Market Leader’
IFLR1000 2020

Patrick Molloy is named a leading individual.
European Legal 500 2019

Patrick Molloy is recommended
European Legal 500 2018

Patrick Molloy is named a leading individual.
European Legal 500 2018

Clients say Patrick Molloy “is excellent - one of the best banking and finance lawyers in the Dublin market. He is a heavyweight."
Banking and Finance: Chambers Global 2019

Lawyer of the year (Ireland) for Structured Finance Law
Best Lawyers Ireland 2019 edition

Patrick Molloy has the "ability to work through some very complex commercial concepts".
European Legal 500 2018

Patrick Molloy is named a Market Leader.
IFLR1000 2018

Recognised for Structured Finance Law, Banking Law and Finance Law
Best Lawyers Ireland 2018 edition

Patrick Molloy is named a leading individual.
European Legal 500 2017

Patrick Molloy is "a market leader in the fields of structured finance, project finance and securitisation and extremely well regarded by sources".
Chambers Global & Europe 2017

Patrick Molloy "always delivers a very strong performance".
IFLR1000 2017

Patrick Molloy "makes decisive calls, provides good customer service in discussing issues and sharing thoughts pre-instruction stage".
IFLR1000 2017

Patrick Molloy is named a Leading Lawyer.
IFLR1000 2017

Lawyer of year (Ireland) for Banking Law, Finance Law, Structured Finance Law
Best Lawyers 2017 edition

Education

Georgetown University (MA in Business Administration)

University College Dublin (BCL)