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Evin McCarthy

Partner, Dublin Office

Evin is head of RDJ's highly-regarded Real Estate team. He specialises in property development and investment across residential (both traditional, social and PRS schemes) and commercial sectors. He advises a broad range of clients including developers, financial institutions, government agencies and investors. Clients value his commercial approach to transactions and his ability to navigate complex and diverse legal issues to ensure the best commercial outcomes.

Evin spent four years as Senior Legal Advisor in the National Asset Management Agency where he advised on large-scale portfolio loan sales, debt restructures, development financing, stapled-financing, insolvency and multi-jurisdictional enforcements.


  • Advising Marlet Property Group in respect of prominent development schemes in Dublin including College Square (540,000 sq. ft. Grade A Offices).
  • Advising Bain Capital/Lugus Capital in the acquisition and subsequent disposal of multi scheme PRS portfolios to international private wealth funds.
  • Advising Glenveagh Properties plc. on the acquisition of several prominent development landbanks including c 70 acres at Tyrrelstown, Dublin.
  • Advising MasterCard Inc. in relation to the leasing of its European Technology Hub and Innovation Campus at 1&2 South County, Leopardstown, Dublin – comprising 200,000 sg.ft.
  • Advising InfraRed Capital – on the acquisition, development, financing and leasing of 191 residential units at Northern Cross, Dublin.


University College Cork (LLB)
Law Society of Ireland (Diploma in Property Tax), (Diploma in Commercial Conveyancing),(Diploma in Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring), (Diploma in Commercial Litigation)


Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland.

The real estate team led by Evin McCarthy, is very strong and impressive. The team is commercial, solution-driven, alert and responsive. They use team members at the correct level according to the task.
– The Legal 500 (2023)
Evin McCarthy is technically excellent and has a customer-focused attitude.
– Chambers Europe (2024)
Evin McCarthy is a standout lawyer with great technical ability and market awareness.
– The Legal 500 (2023)