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Mark Varian, Partner

Mark Varian


Practice areas

  • Construction and engineering
  • Energy and infrastructure

Practice notes

Mark is a Partner in the Construction and Projects Group

Mark Varian "has a great amount of experience in the renewable energy sector" - Chambers Europe 2019

Mark Varian is "commercially minded," according to sources. Clients appreciate his "prompt and relevant responses, delivery of advice in a timely fashion and ability to respond on short notice." - Chambers Europe 2018

Clients describe Varian as "a great lawyer" who is "well updated in industry knowledge and gives fast responses." -  Chambers Europe 2018

According to commentators, he is "capable of driving a matter towards its goal, with inventive yet functional ideas." -  Chambers Europe 2014

Sources praise his "negotiating skills and market-related advice." - Chambers Europe 2013

clients say “he takes the time to read our strategy and structures the negotiations to support it,” - Chambers Europe 2012

Mark specialises in construction, projects and PPP law. He has acted for developers, employers, banks and contractors in some of the largest and most complex building and engineering projects undertaken in the State. He has also advised on the commercial aspects of many transactions in the telecoms, renewable energy, transport, waste and oil and gas sectors. Mark has been recommended in Chambers Global since 2006 in both Real Estate and Banking and Finance.

Mark's recent experience includes:

  • Acting for National Toll Roads in the Waterford N25 PPP (value in excess of €200m)
  • Acting for AIB in the financing of the new eircom headquarters (value in excess of €150m)
  • Advising Hollandia BV in relation to the development of the Samuel Beckett Bridge, Macken Street, Dublin

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