Orla is a partner in the Firm's Finance Group, and Chair of the Firm. She has worked on numerous financing and restructuring transactions both for banks and borrowers. Orla is also a member of the Firm's Financial Regulatory Group and advises on bank reorganisations and on a wide range of regulatory issues relating to payments, electronic money, anti-money laundering, mortgage arrears and consumer credit. She has also advised a range of banks, private equity firms and servicers expanding and restructuring their operations on regulatory, licensing and other legal issues and on their interactions with the Central Bank. She has advised on a wide range of bank asset disposals by both Irish and international banks operating in Ireland as part of their deleveraging strategies.
Admitted as a solicitor, 1995
BCL, 1991, Oxford University
LLB, 1990, Trinity College, Dublin
Institute of Taxation in Ireland
Chair - Consumer Protection Working Group - Association of Compliance Officers of Ireland