David Baxter, Partner - A&L Goodbody

David Baxter

David Baxter is Head of the Firm’s Restructuring and Insolvency Group.


David has acted for companies, creditors and insolvency practitioners in the majority of significant restructurings and corporate collapses in Ireland in recent years including: 

  • IBRC special liquidation
  • eircom
  • Quinn Group
  • Viridian Group
  • EMPG/Houghton Mifflin
  • Setanta Sports Group
  • Waterford Wedgwood plc
  • Zoe Developments Group
  • AgCert International plc
  • Eurofood IFSC Limited

Market Recommendations

  • "Is top class." (IFLR1000 2017)
  • "Leading Individual." (Legal 500 2017)
  • "One of the best practitioners in the area. He offers clients excellent advice." (Chambers Europe 2017)
  • "Unflappable and technically very strong with a well-grounded background and commercial approach. He is highly experienced." (Chambers Europe 2016)


  • LLB, Trinity College Dublin, 1992
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 1998
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Northern Ireland
  • Solicitor, Law Society of England and Wales

Professional activities

David is a member of INSOL Europe and the International Bar Association’s Insolvency, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Group.

David Baxter

Joined Firm: 1999

Partner Since: 2003

T: +353 1 649 2514

Email: David Baxter

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Unflappable and technically very strong

(Chambers Global 2016)