Who We Are 

Grace Boland is the principal solicitor of Boland Law. Before establishing Boland Law, Grace worked in the legal department of one of Ireland’s main domestic banks for over 19 years where she held several senior leadership roles. 
 
Some of her key highlights there were: 
 
Commercial Contracts: Negotiated and drafted a very high value and complex exclusive distribution agreement to expand the provision of retail banking services in Ireland. 
 
Representation: The Bank’s legal representative to the Banking and Payments Federation, where she took a lead role and drafted several key industry position papers. 
 
Mergers and Acquisitions: Grace was responsible for ensuring all aspects of the acquisition by the Bank of 49.9% of the Bulgarian American Credit Bank in 2008 were completed successfully. Including advising and co-ordinating the petition to the Bulgarian Regulator seeking approval for the acquisition and related legislative and regulatory matters. 

Who We Are 

Grace Boland is the principal solicitor of Boland Law. Before establishing Boland Law, Grace worked in the legal department of one of Ireland’s main domestic banks for over 19 years where she held several senior leadership roles. 
 
Some of her key highlights there were: 
 
Commercial Contracts: Negotiated and drafted a very high value and complex exclusive distribution agreement to expand the provision of retail banking services in Ireland. 
 
Representation: The Bank’s legal representative to the Banking and Payments Federation, where she took a lead role and drafted several key industry position papers. 
 
Mergers and Acquisitions: Grace was responsible for ensuring all aspects of the acquisition by the Bank of 49.9% of the Bulgarian American Credit Bank in 2008 were completed successfully. Including advising and co-ordinating the petition to the Bulgarian Regulator seeking approval for the acquisition and related legislative and regulatory matters. 

Other Key Highlights... 

Mergers and Acquisitions: Grace was the lead internal advisor on the acquisition of AmCredit (a mortgage finance business in Estonia, Lithuania & Latvia). This included advising on and co-ordinating the establishment of branches in the 3 jurisdictions, employment law issues, EU Banking law requirements etc. 
 
NAMA Loan Sale: Grace recruited and led a large team of lawyers (c. 40) whose initial task was to advise, in forensic detail, on the loan sale of a book of €20 billion in property assets from the Bank to NAMA. 
 
NAMA Servicing: Once the portfolio of assets was sold to NAMA, the Bank’s Third Party Servicing Unit managed the portfolio on behalf of NAMA and Grace led a team of 15 lawyers who advised this Unit. The advice primarily related to banking matters (financial agreements and restructuring, security documents, issues and remediation etc) however it spanned a variety of other areas including corporate law, commercial contracts, data protection, employment law, regulation, administrative law and litigation. 

Other Key Highlights... 

Mergers and Acquisitions: Grace was the lead internal advisor on the acquisition of AmCredit (a mortgage finance business in Estonia, Lithuania & Latvia). This included advising on and co-ordinating the establishment of branches in the 3 jurisdictions, employment law issues, EU Banking law requirements etc. 
 
NAMA Loan Sale: Grace recruited and led a large team of lawyers (c. 40) whose initial task was to advise, in forensic detail, on the loan sale of a book of €20 billion in property assets from the Bank to NAMA. 
 
NAMA Servicing: Once the portfolio of assets was sold to NAMA, the Bank’s Third Party Servicing Unit managed the portfolio on behalf of NAMA and Grace led a team of 15 lawyers who advised this Unit. The advice primarily related to banking matters (financial agreements and restructuring, security documents, issues and remediation etc) however it spanned a variety of other areas including corporate law, commercial contracts, data protection, employment law, regulation, administrative law and litigation. 

Profile... 

As a seasoned inhouse solicitor Grace works with her clients to understand their business challenges and provide clients with strategic input and commercially focused legal advice. Grace really enjoys working with her clients to come up with solutions and making sure that implementation is successful. 
 
For a more detailed career history view her LinkedIn profile below... 

Profile... 

As a seasoned inhouse solicitor Grace works with her clients to understand their business challenges and provide clients with strategic input and commercially focused legal advice. Grace really enjoys working with her clients to come up with solutions and making sure that implementation is successful. 
 
For a more detailed career history view her LinkedIn profile below... 
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