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Seán McGrenaghan

Legal Director
Seán is an experienced finance lawyer, with a background of acting on complex, international energy and infrastructure projects, for commercial banks, export credit agencies and development finance institutions. 
Areas of FocusFinance
Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


  • Advising the lenders on the EUR160mn project financing of 280MW of solar PV projects in Ireland.
  • Advising the lenders on a borrowing base facility, secured against a portfolio of solar PV project assets.
  • Advising the lenders and export credit on the financing of a greenfield EUR 3bn petrochemical plant in the Port of Antwerp, Belgium.*
  • Advising Macquarie on the GBP 2.3bn acquisition of Green Investment Bank from the UK Government.*
  • Advising the lenders, including the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on the USD 750mn construction of the Bakad motorway project in Almaty, Kazakhstan.*
  • Advising the borrower and sponsors on the EUR 4.5bn Trans Adriatic Pipeline project in Greece, Albania and Italy.*
  • Advising the export credit agencies and lenders on a USD 1bn corporate loan to a state‐owned energy company.*
  • Advising various export credit agencies and development finance institutions on multiple loans to the Dangote group of companies, in relation to the construction of a USD 4.5bn oil refinery in Nigeria.*
  • Advising the lenders on a refinancing of the USD 1.6bn loan facility provided in respect of the construction of the Baku‐Tbilisi‐Ceyhan pipeline project in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey.*
*denotes experience from previous firm.
  • University of Law, London. Legal Practice Course, Distinction, 2013
  • Trinity College Dublin. Law, LLB, First Class Honours, 2012
  • Washington & Lee School of Law, Exchange, 2011