Pat is a Real Estate and property finance specialist with extensive experience acting for developers, funders and purchasers of large scale commercial and residential projects.

Pat specialises in property development and investment and advises on title, leasing, financing (both borrower and lender) and on the construction aspects of transactional work across all Real Estate sectors (office, industrial, PRS/BTR, hospitality and retail).  He has particular expertise in investment transactions (both loan and asset based) including syndicate investments using corporate, funds and other structures.

He operates across a wide range of transactions including portfolio and single-asset acquisitions and disposals, sale and leasebacks, commercial leasing, forward-fund and forward-purchase development agreements and landlord and tenant issues/asset management.

He also has significant experience advising on the property aspects of share sales and corporate recovery and insolvency matters.


  • Advised a high profile developer on the forward sale of a PRS scheme of over 300 units in North County Dublin.

  • Advised a leading property development company on the forward funding of an office block scheme in Galway.

  • Acted for the funder in the financing of the acquisition and construction of a film studio complex.

  • Acted for the funder on the real estate financing and debt re-structuring of a property portfolio comprising office, industrial and hospitality assets.

  • Advised the vendor on the sale of a regional shopping centre and retail park.

  • Acting in the acquisition and structuring of retail/mixed schemes and PRS schemes for landlords/developers and leasing those schemes.

  • Acted for a family office in the acquisition of Royal Hibernian Way, Dublin 2.

  • Acting for a number of alternate lenders on asset backed security transactions.

  • Providing asset management advice in relation to a number of large shopping centres.

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LK Shields Welcomes Pat Fox to their Real Estate Team

LK Shields is delighted to welcome back Pat Fox as a Partner in their Real Estate team. Pat is a...

  • LLB
    Trinity College Dublin
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in Northern Ireland (Non-Practising)
    Law Society of Northern Ireland
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales (Non-Practising)
    Law Society of England and Wales
  • Member of the Institute of Directors

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