Orla Hanna - Senior Associate
Orla joined the firm in 2020 as a senior associate in the Banking and Finance team. She graduated Queen’s University, Belfast before continuing her professional studies at the Law Society of Ireland, Dublin. Orla started her career in the finance world working for Citigroup and Merrill Lynch. Orla qualified as a solicitor in Ireland in early 2011, having trained in one of Ireland’s largest corporate law firms.
Orla later joined the roll of solicitors in both Northern Ireland and England and Wales. She continued to work for all-Island corporate law firms before moving to a large international firm to set-up and manage a new Finance & Projects Unit.
Orla advises a wide range of banks, borrowers and financial institutions on acquisition finance, cross-border financing, general corporate lending, loan portfolio sales, project finance, real estate finance, and securitisations.