Rhona Henry is a partner and head of Matheson's Construction & Engineering Group. Rhona has over 14 years' experience in the construction / capital projects sector. Rhona's expertise is focussed on large multiplex developments, construction project finance, the build out of capital projects (both owner and owner / occupier led), public private partnership and regulatory advice). Rhona is mandated across the largest transactions in the state. From working with a variety of clients based in Ireland and overseas including semi-state bodies, funders, developers, tenants, employers, contractors and designers, Rhona has an in-depth understanding of the construction requirements of organisations operating in very specialised markets which allows Rhona to deliver excellence from start to finish.
Rhona is known for and distinguished by her formulation of complex contract structure procurement strategies which facilitate a fast pace of development and cohesion regarding interface issues. Rhona is also distinguished by her expertise in the complexities of forward funding arrangements including the drafting and negotiating of a myriad of direct agreements and associated step in rights.
Rhona advises on multi-building construction and engineering capital projects including data centres, commercial office, corporate headquarters and EPC contracts for major international construction projects including infrastructure, facilities, power and process plants.
Rhona typically advises clients on a full suite of project / construction related agreements from project agreements to bespoke professional appointments, collateral warranties, contract security (performance bonds and parent company guarantees), project supervisor appointments, forward funding agreements, forms of sub-contract, interface agreements and insurances for development (contractor insurance, OCIP, latent defects insurance).
Rhona Henry is 'one of the go-to construction lawyers with an in-depth knowledge of the sector'. European Legal 500 2019
Rhona Henry is named a leading individual. European Legal 500 2019
Rhona Henry is "extremely knowledgeable about the construction risks in the Irish market". Construction: Chambers Europe 2019
Rhona Henry is "clearly the go-to person for advice on the Irish construction market". Chambers Europe 2019
Rhona Henry is named a Highly Regarded Individual. IFLR1000 2019