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Joe Stanley, Partner

Joe Stanley


Head of Real Estate

Practice areas

  • Corporate Real estate
  • Data centers
  • Real estate
  • Real estate development and regeneration
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate investment
  • Real estate planning
  • Retail

Practice notes

Joe is Partner and Head of Real Estate

Joseph Stanley "is one of the best real estate lawyers in Dublin - a fountain of knowledge." - Chambers Europe

"He has a huge intellect combined with a very commercial approach" - Chambers Europe

"He knows how to deal with people to progress a transaction to completion" - Chambers Europe

"He is always on top of matters and all over the detail." - Chambers Europe 

Clients have said that Joe is "excellent to deal with on larger matters" as well as noting his "very calming influence and no ego" - Chambers Europe

Joseph Stanley is praised by clients for his ability to "come up with good ways of moving matters on; when we are in an adversarial situation he is able to find solutions" - Chambers Europe

"His understanding of Irish property law is outstanding and he is pragmatic and able to get deals over the line" - Chambers Europe

"He is knowledgeable and is proactive rather than reacting to situations" - Chambers Europe

"He seems to have a whole lot of knowledge, and he really knows this sector inside out" - Chambers Europe

"a practical and pragmatic individual" - Chambers Europe

"He is respected by commentators, who note his busy practice" - Chambers Europe

“responsive, practical and easy to work with. He brings huge benefit to everything we have done together” - Chambers Europe

'Joe Stanley pays excellent attention to detail, very experienced' - Legal 500

Joe has an extensive real estate practice and advises a variety of property companies, institutions and investors on the acquisition, disposal and management of their Irish property portfolios.  He has negotiated and led many complex and demanding real estate transactions, commercial lease deals and re-structuring arrangements. 

Joe also advises on the development and financing of property assets.  As Head of the Real Estate Department he provides advisory services to a wide range of clients across the full spectrum of their legal requirements. 

Joe has also advised, as client partner or independent expert, in a number of contractual and real estate disputes before the High Court or in arbitration.