LK Shields Solicitors Announce Two Partner Promotions

PUBLISHED: 27th January 2022

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Appointments in Litigation and Dispute Resolution and Banking Teams.

Leading corporate and commercial law firm LK Shields Solicitors has promoted Clare Dowling and Simon Mahon as partners in the firm.

Clare Dowling is a highly regarded litigation solicitor who specialises in corporate insolvency and restructuring and commercial disputes.  Clare has acted in large scale commercial disputes across a range of areas including shareholder disputes, property disputes and contractual claims.  She has particular expertise in advising on landlord and tenant issues, liquidations, examinerships and receiverships as well as formal and informal restructurings and reorganisations.  Clare also has wide experience of insolvency related litigation, acting for both insolvency office-holders and secured and unsecured creditors in disputes.

Simon Mahon specialises in the areas of corporate and commercial banking, representing international and domestic banks, alternative lenders and borrowers on a wide range of financing transactions.  He has extensive experience in all forms of secured and unsecured lending across various industries, including acquisition and leveraged financing, real estate and development financing, debt re-structuring, asset-based financing and cash-flow lending, on a bi-lateral and syndicated basis.  He has a strong track record with a focus on transactional work involving all manner of banking facilities and other financial products in the corporate banking sphere.

Having demonstrated a high level of technical and strategic ability and an exceptional commitment to client service, LK Shields Solicitors is delighted to announce both Clare and Simon’s promotion as partners in the firm.

Commenting on the announcement, David Williams, Managing Partner, LK Shields Solicitors said:

“We are delighted to announce the promotion of Clare and Simon to partnership.  They have both proven themselves to be invaluable team members with excellent technical ability, legal knowledge and a commitment to providing first rate client service.  We look forward to working with them in their new capacity.  It is an exciting time within both our Banking and Litigation teams and across the firm as a whole. In addition to these promotions, we appointed eight newly qualified solicitors in December 2021 adding to the other significant solicitor hires carried out during the last year.”

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