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Alan Murphy, Managing Partner

Alan Murphy

Managing Partner

Practice areas

  • Food and drink
  • Hotel and Leisure
  • Real estate
  • Retail

Practice notes

Alan Murphy is the Managing Partner in Eversheds Sutherland Ireland and the Deputy Chairman of Eversheds Sutherland (Europe). As Deputy Chairman, Alan is a Board member of the Executive Committee of Eversheds Sutherland (Europe). Alan also continues to maintain some key client relationships in Dublin.

Alan "is very approachable and helpful" - Chambers Europe

He is "very good with clients and very responsive" - Chambers Europe

"He is a very calming influence, and if ever we have a problem he is always contactable." - Chambers Europe

“We couldn't deal with a more knowledgeable and charming individual. He is patient in answering our questions and always explains complex matters clearly." - Chambers Europe

During his time as Managing Partner, Alan has successfully guided the Dublin office through an extremely challenging economic period. Under his stewardship, the Dublin office quickly adapted to the changed market, emerging as a strong challenger brand providing quality legal services to a wide range of Irish and multinational companies. Over this period, the firm expanded the range and depth of legal services it offers, and is currently undergoing a period of significant growth and expansion.

Alan's commercial property practice is substantial. He has particular expertise in negotiating large commercial and retail leases both for institutional/private landlords and multi-national tenants.  Alan's practice has a particular focus in the healthcare and leisure sectors. He and his team have extensive experience in acting for operators, tenants, investors, vendors and purchasers in these sectors. A number of his clients are in the process of acquiring substantial portfolios of real estate assets to form funds for medium term retention or sale. Alan also has considerable experience in project-managing real estate and other legal services for large multi-nationals across multiple jurisdictions in which Eversheds Sutherland has a presence. He has been a recommended individual in Chambers Global since 2006.

Alan is a member of the Board of children’s charity, Barretstown and Chairs its Risk & Governance Sub-Committee.