Mike Stack

Mike Stack CDS



• Commercial Property
• Banking and Commercial Transactions


Michael is skilled in the area of scale social housing developments, from site and development agreements to turn-key units. In addition to this, Michael is experienced in the areas of long-term leasing, enhanced leasing and AHB leasing.

Michael is skilled in banking, having worked on behalf of pillar banks, mid-tier lenders and peer-to-peer lenders on both short-term and long-term financial agreements.

Michael began his legal career in 2000 with Lavelle Coleman Solicitors where he worked on commercial transactions. Having qualified in the US, Michael made the move back to Kerry where he worked with Bailys Solicitors as a partner specialising in property and commercial transactions.

In 2018 Michael established MJS Legal, a boutique commercial practice that focuses on development projects which range from student accommodation to social housing developments and finance agreements. In 2019 MJS Legal merged with CDS Law & Tax, with Michael joining the firm as a solicitor.


• Bachelor of Corporate Law, National University of Ireland, Galway
• Universite de Poitiers


• Admitted to the New York Bar in 2004
• Admitted as Solicitor in Ireland 2005, Law Society of Ireland
• Dip. Property Tax
• Dip. Trust and Estate Planning


• Lavelle Coleman Solicitors
• Bailys Solicitors


• The site purchase, development of a 214-bed student block in Dublin including initial funding from Pension Funds, interim construction funding from a high profile development lender and subsequent re-finance on practical completion with a pillar bank.

• Funding arrangement involving senior funding arranged by a UK pillar bank and mezzanine funding arranged by UK Family office in connection with the establishment and financing of a social housing platform in Ireland with a deal value of €91m.

Contact Mike Stack


   066 716 9033     087 962 6432


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