deverellsmith complete senior hire for one of the largest mixed-use developers in Ireland

Donal Courtney has been appointed Multifamily Manager for Quintain Ireland, the search was facilitated by deverellsmith Manager of Investment, Hannah Taylor, during the initial nationwide 2020 lockdown.

Courtney joins Quintain after spending 2 years exclusively advising on PRS/BTR development and investment. He is a qualified accountant and surveyor owning 6 years’ experience with KPMG and Knight Frank.

Along with the Quintain team, Courtney will work directly on the development sites to create best in class BTR property operations, BTR products across the existing portfolio and deliver ground-breaking developments.

Courtney commented, “I am excited to join the talented Quintain team and eager to begin working to deliver the firms large-scale residential developments.”

Michael Hynes, Managing Partner at Quintain Ireland commented, “we are delighted to have Donal join the team. I’m happy to say that this skillset is difficult to find in the market because it is a shallow pool and we were delighted with deverellsmith’s assistance and commitment in finding the right person for us.”

Hannah Taylor manages the investment division across Europe at deverellsmith, responsible for group strategy, catering for senior and executive leadership appointments. deverellsmith are undergoing strategic plans of expansion with the build to rent sector, Hannah’s team delivers recruitment and strategic consultancy across investment of the build to rent sector within the UK and Europe, working in conjunction with deverellsmith’s US offices to expand the transatlantic multifamily offering.

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