Katie Sharkey is an associate in the firm’s Business Law Department and a member of its Real Estate Industry group. Ms. Sharkey is a corporate/ transactional lawyer, has a range of experience in private M&A transactions and acts for a variety of stakeholders across the real estate sector. Ms. Sharkey focuses on all aspects of investments in UK and European real estate, including structured sales and acquisitions and joint ventures, from single assets to multi-jurisdiction portfolios, and including operational real estate assets. She joined Goodwin in 2020.

Areas of Practice
Domaines D’Expertise





Ms. Sharkey’s recent experience includes acting for:

  • A European real estate investment fund on the sale of one of its funds valued at c.€750 million.
  • A global real estate investment fund on a series of joint ventures established to purchase real estate assets in various European jurisdictions.
  • Blackstone on its purchase of a property portfolio valued at c.500 million.*
  • HgCapital on the acquisition of a stake in an Irish technology business.*
  • An Irish company on the proposed sale of the entire company (valued at c.€750 million) to a large US private equity fund.*
  • An Irish energy company on the sale of the entire company to an industry buyer.*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Profoessional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Sharkey was an associate at Arthur Cox in Dublin and trained at Allen & Overy London.

In The News









Legal Practice Course, 2016
BPP Law School
Graduate Diploma in Law, 2015
BPP Law School
Masters in English and French Comparative Literature, 2014
University of Oxford
B.A. (Honours), English and French Literature, 2012
University of Oxford



Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
Profile Image
Get In Touch
Our clients rely on us for world-class advisory services, counsel on complex transactional work and high-stakes litigation. Specializing in matters involving the financial, life sciences, private equity, real estate, and technology industries, we use a collaborative, cross-disciplinary approach to resolve our clients’ most challenging issues. To find out more, please contact us.

Unsere Kunden verlassen sich auf unsere erstklassige Beratung, vor allem im Hinblick auf komplexe Transaktionen und High-Stakes-Prozesse. Spezialisiert auf Angelegenheiten der Finanz-, Life-Sciences-, Private-Equity-, Immobilien-und Technologie-Branchen, verwenden wir einen kooperativen und interdisziplinären Ansatz, um Fragen unserer Kunden auch in extremen Spezialsituationen einer Lösung zuzuführen. Sie wollen mehr erfahren? Kontaktieren Sie uns gerne.

Nos équipes interviennent aux côtés de nos clients, industriels, fonds d’investissement, startups, institutions financières et dirigeants, dans le cadre de transactions et de contentieux complexes, et apportent des conseils de tout premier plan dans les secteurs financiers, des Sciences de la Vie, du Private Equity, de l’immobilier et des technologies. Nous traitons les dossiers juridiques de manière intègre, ingénieuse, souple et audacieuse pour répondre efficacement aux enjeux propres à chacun de nos clients, quels que soient la taille de l’opération et le secteur d’activité. Pour en savoir plus, contactez-nous.


Search Other Lawyers
Recherche par Pratique