Kathi Ó Riain
Kathi Ó Riain is a Partner and Head of the Property & Construction Department at Eugene F Collins. She has considerable experience in acting for foreign and domestic investors on the sale and acquisition of all types of property and she also acted on a number of the biggest office lettings in Ireland on both the landlord and tenant side.
She works closely with the Corporate and Banking Departments in relation to the property elements of mergers and acquisitions and with the Banking Department in financing both for banks and borrowers.
Given her German background, Kathi also regularly advises German companies on the property elements of setting up in Ireland and on acquiring Irish property.
Admitted as a solicitor in 2001
M Litt (Law), Trinity College Dublin 1996-1998
BCL (with German) University College Cork, 1993-1996
Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
German Irish Chamber of Commerce
European Lawyers Association
Achievements and Endorsements
“Kathi has a problem-solving mindset and tremendous commercial awareness, ensuring that transactions progress as they should…the real estate team, and in particular Kathi Ó Riain, are in my opinion one of the most commercial and collaborative law firms in Dublin.”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2022
“Kathi is noted and frequently collaborates with the firm’s corporate practice to advice on the property-related aspects of M&A transactions.”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2021
“Kathi is a practical, efficient and highly commercial partner”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2020
Kathi Ó Riain is ‘recommended’
Legal 500 EMEA, 2019
The ‘excellent Kathi Ó Riain…’
Legal 500 EMEA, 2018