Ronan is a partner in the Property team at ByrneWallace LLP. Having joined the firm 23 years ago, he specialises in residential and commercial property. Ronan has advised a wide variety of property developers on the acquisition and development of schemes for residential, commercial and mixed-use developments, including the funding of sites by third party funders and financial institutions.
Ronan also leads the ByrneWallace LLP property support for various funding/banking transactions. He acts and advises in landlord and tenant matters including the drafting and negotiation of commercial leases. Ronan has extensive experience providing property related advice to key public sector clients of the firm, including the acquisition and disposal of sites/properties, negotiation and finalisation of agreements for lease, licences, drafting and negotiation of documents for the development of public use facilities on various sites, and securing of grant funding made available to voluntary organisations in various instances and general landlord and tenant advices.
A selection of Ronan’s recent relevant experience includes the following:
- One of the leading property advisors to the Estates section of the State Health Authority, providing ongoing advices on a wide range of property related issues across its portfolio of assets including the drafting, production and revision of national template documents in respect of the development and leasing of primary care centres and acting for the client in numerous individual transactions involving such leases;
- Acting for Fingal County Council (as lead partner of the ByrneWallace LLP multi-disciplinary team) to advise on three large housing development projects. In particular, advising FCC in respect of a significant mixed tenure residential scheme on a site at Ballymastone, Donabate, Co. Dublin (ongoing-value of project estimated at €220 million); and
- Advised Chartered Land in relation to the recent acquisitions of numerous residential development sites from third parties, and dealing with all funding requirements (sites at Conyngham Road, Ashtown, and Finglas).
- BCL (UCD)
- Law Society of Ireland
- Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
“Ronan Egan has a breadth of knowledge and an ability to grasp and deal with vast amounts of detail speedily.” - Chambers Europe 2023
Ronan Egan is praised by clients for his "consistent service and good insight into the general property market." He regularly advises public sector clients, including those in the healthcare sector and Irish councils on the procurement process for housing developments. - Chambers Europe 2022
Ronan Egan stands out for his work on behalf of public sector clients, including those in the healthcare sector. He acts for Irish councils on the procurement process for housing developments. - Chambers Europe 2021
Ronan Egan advises clients in the construction and public health sectors on property matters, and is also expert in a range of property finance mandates for lenders, borrowers and investors. Interviewees praise his "excellent legal and commercial awareness with a capacity to apply his skills with high performance and integrity." - Chambers Europe 2019
Ronan Egan is praised for his "strong legal and commercial acumen" along with his "excellent technical knowledge."- Chambers Europe, 2018
According to one client, Ronan Egan is "down to earth and commercial," while another client comments that "he explains complicated things simply." Egan acts for healthcare clients and developers, as well as assisting banking clients with refinancing real estate portfolios. He acted for Castlethorn Construction on the EUR50 million sale of units at Belarmine Woods. - Chambers Europe, 2017