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Eimhéar O’Kane

Associate

EMAIL eimhear.okane@horizlaw.ae
CONTACT +971 4 - 354 4444

Eimhéar is an associate in our corporate department. She has a broad range of corporate and commercial experience, specifically in banking & finance, mergers & acquisitions and trusts & estate planning.

Her role within Horizons & Co involves assisting the senior associates on a variety of general corporate and finance matters, as well as transactional M&A work. The transaction work involves carrying out and reviewing due diligence, drafting corporate approvals such as board minutes and resolutions, and drafting transaction documents. Eimhéar drafts, reviews and negotiates contract provisions within a wide range of commercial agreements in the hospitality, education and projects and construction sectors.

Previously, Eimhéar worked at a leading commercial law firm in Northern Ireland where she specialised in corporate services and banking & finance, she has extensive experience on matters including company mergers, acquisitions, disposals, re-organisations, re-finances and facilities from both private funders and national financial institutions. In an M&A transaction, Eimhéar supported her team in a tax driven group restructuring and refinance for a national hotel, hospitality and property group with a value of AED 18 million. Eimhéar significantly contributed to the drafting of commercial contracts and banking approvals. In a banking & finance matter, Eimhéar was part of the team advising the lender in the acquisition of a major shopping centre in Northern Ireland. Her role involved drafting corporate approvals and managing post completion matters.

Eimhéar is efficient and organised, both essential traits particularly in time-sensitive corporate transactions. She is logical and produces well-thought out work, never making hasty decisions. Eimhéar is enthusiastic and goes above and beyond for her clients, ensuring they always have the best service and are confident in her abilities and judgements.

Eimhéar attended Queen’s University, Belfast where she achieved an LLB Law and later returning to Queen’s University where she obtained a Commendation in Post Graduate of Professional Legal Studies.

Expertise
  • Corporate
  • Commercial
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Banking & Finance

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