Garret Farrelly

Partner, Matheson
Garret is a partner and is Head of the Energy and Infrastructure Group and Projects Group in Matheson. He advises on all aspects of projects and project financing, from PPPs to privately-financed electricity, oil, and gas field developments and privatisations as well as electricity, gas and telecommunications network infrastructure. Garret’s practice in Matheson over the past 6 years has focussed particularly on electricity and gas market regulation and trading. Garret’s experience also includes project development, M&A and financing in the conventional and renewable electricity sectors as well as the mining and upstream / downstream oil and gas sectors. Before joining Matheson, Garret worked in-house with a utility advising on market regulation and M&A for onshore and offshore wind farm developments as well as electric utility service businesses.

Garret is listed as one of Ireland’s leading Energy and Projects lawyers in the leading legal international directories, including Legal 500, Chambers Europe and IFLR1000.

Practice areas


  • Practicing Solicitor England and Wales (2020)
  • Practicing Solicitor (2008)
  • BCL (2003)


  • Irish Wind Energy Association
  • Electricity Association of Ireland
  • Irish Energy Storage Association
  • Irish Solar Energy Association


  • Consulting Editorial Board


  • Law Society of England and Wales (Practicing) (2020)
  • Law Society of Ireland (admitted as a solicitor) (2008)
  • University College Dublin (BCL) (2003)

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