Laura is a Consultant in the Firm’s Banking Law Department. She advises on a range of business and financial services transactions and issues. Laura has extensive experience in banking law and finance law including acquisition finance, syndicated and secured lending, asset finance, project finance, debt restructuring and work outs.
Admitted as a solicitor in 1980
B.A. (Mod) Legal Science (1978) Trinity College, Dublin
Member of the Law Society of Ireland, the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association and the International Bar Association (IBA).
Laura was a representative on the Law Society’s Company Law Committee from 1988-1993.
Laura was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1988.
Laura is a co-chair on the Banking Practice group of the Terralex law Firm network.
Achievements and Endorsements
One client enthuses: “Laura has a strong reputation for her extensive banking legal knowledge, while also understanding the intricacies of property and insolvency law, which is a major bonus.”
Chambers Europe, 2018
Clients highlight her communication skills, saying: “She was organised, everyone knew what was going on and she kept everything going in the right direction.”
Chambers Europe, 2017
Sources praise her “clear and straightforward advice,” describing her as “very knowledgeable and always willing to help.”
Chambers Europe, 2016
Clients describe Laura MacDermott as “very efficient, hands-on and responsive – she drives the project forward.”
Chambers Global, 2015
Laura MacDermott is described clients as “a technical expert.”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2015
Laura MacDermott is described as an ‘experienced practitioner with a calm manner. She is a quick thinker whose deal execution is always very smooth.’
Chambers Global, 2014