Owen Sweeney has worked with Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan since 2004 having commenced his Indentures of Apprenticeship with the firm. Since qualification in 2007 Owen has specialised in a range of inter related commercial law areas and has unique expertise in the renewable energy sector.
Owen specialises in the area of commercial law and has gained significant experience in various aspects of commercial law and commercial property with particular emphasis on renewable energy matters, commercial transactions and insolvency matters.
Currently Owen’s main area of practice is the development of renewable energy projects acting for developers and land owners, for lending institutions on project financing and investors.
As well as advising both shareholders and directors on various aspects of company law, Owen also advises a number of established and start-up companies in a focused manner in relation to fund raising matters, debt financing and insolvency support.
Owen adopts a solution based approach to his work to ensure his clients are in the best place to negotiate their way through any commercial transaction.
Advised throughout the development phase and financing of the 33MW Blanchfield Sub Group.
Advised the developer and owner for the project finance of Cloghanleskirt Wind Farm with HSH Nordbank.
Provides ongoing advice to a leading venture debt provider in the Irish market.
Board Member of Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce
Law Society of Ireland
BA in Economics, University College Dublin (2001)
Post Graduate Diploma Legal Studies, DIT (2004)
Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland (2007)
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