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Martin Colman

Partner | Dublin
Real Estate


Martin Colman specialises in Real Estate and Banking and Finance.

Martin joined Dillon Eustace in March 2017 from one of Ireland’s largest law firms. He has acted as lead property advisor in a wide range of commercial property matters and has experience in advising on acquisition, development, sale and leasing of commercial, retail and industrial property. Martin also has significant expertise in property finance and related property matters including residential conveyancing, landlord and tenant matters and the property aspects of liquidations and receiverships. He has extensive experience in acting for State and semi-State bodies. Martin also advises on non-contentious construction law matters and works closely with developers and funding institutions in respect of both commercial and residential projects.

Martin is a member of the Conveyancing Committee of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association and regularly lectures in the Law Society on their Diploma in Commercial Conveyancing and Certificate in Conveyancing courses.

Martin's representative transactions include:

  • Acting for a US Investment Fund in respect of the acquisition and sale of property assets valued in excess of €300m. 
  • Advising a Dublin university on all property matters including recent acquisitions, development, financing and lettings of campus lands. Martin advised on all property elements of the recent €130m financing from the European Investment Bank and the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund.
  • Advising a semi-State body on the disposal of their significant Telecom Mast business located throughout the State valued at approximately €70m.
  • Advised a semi-State entity on acquisitions, disposals, surrenders and lettings of retail, industrial and commercial units and all property related matters at the second largest industrial property in the State, including land reclamations.
  • Advising a Receiver on various aspects of the disposal of 17 properties as part of the sale of the largest provider of waste management and recycling services in the State.
  • Acting for one of the country’s largest property development companies in respect of its commercial lettings and acquisitions, together with the disposal of certain commercial properties to facilitate its exit from NAMA.
  • Acting for the Receiver in the successful disposal of the largest hotel in the country, located in west Dublin.



Martin Colman

Partner | Dublin
Real Estate


Martin's representative transactions include:

  • Acting for a US Investment Fund in respect of the acquisition and sale of property assets valued in excess of €300m. 
  • Advising a Dublin university in respect of all property matters including recent acquisitions, development, financing and lettings of campus lands. Martin advised on all property elements of the recent €130m financing from the European Investment Bank and the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund.
  • Advising a semi state body in respect of the disposal of their significant Telecom Mast business located throughout the State valued at approximately €70m.
  • Advised a semi state entity in relation to acquisitions, disposals, surrenders and lettings of retail, industrial and commercial units and all property related matters at the second largest industrial property in the State, including land reclamation's.
  • Advising a Receiver on various aspects of the disposal of 17 properties as part of the sale of the largest provider of waste management and recycling services in the State.
  • Acting for one of the country’s largest property development companies in respect of its commercial lettings and acquisitions, together with the disposal of certain commercial properties to facilitate its exit from NAMA.
  • Acting for the Receiver in respect of the successful disposal of the largest hotel in the country, located in west Dublin

Related Practice Areas

Real Estate

Banking and Capital Markets

Education

University College Dublin

The Law Society of Ireland