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David Phelan

Partner, Dublin Office

David is a Partner in our Real Estate team. He has extensive experience in all aspects of real estate law and has a proven ability to deal with complex areas of practice. David built his experience across a range of real estate practice areas including development projects, investment acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant matters and real estate financing.

David’s clients include developers of significant commercial and residential sites, as well as lenders and equity investors funding such development schemes. Prior to joining RDJ in 2015, David worked in the State Property Division of the Chief State Solicitor’s Office where he advised on a wide range of property matters, most notably in relation to asset disposals.


University College Dublin (BBLS)


Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland.

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