Restructuring & Insolvency

A&L Goodbody’s Restructuring and Insolvency team in Belfast has unrivalled experience and expertise in the market. Our team has acted as lead advisor on the most significant and high profile and challenging restructurings across the island of Ireland. Our combined Belfast and Dublin team works closely with other specialists in both the Belfast and Dublin offices, combining expertise in commercial law, commercial litigation, property and banking & financial services to provide effective solutions and advice in all insolvency and corporate recovery situations.

We advise domestic and international stakeholders including insolvency practitioners, banks, creditors/bondholders, directors, shareholders and purchasers of distressed businesses. We have particular in-depth understanding of the issues arising in cross-border insolvencies. Our services include advising on:

  • Debt restructuring and rescheduling
  • Insolvency - related litigation
  • All insolvency processes
  • Advising directors, shareholders and creditors
  • Distressed businesses


  • The Special Liquidators of IBRC

    on the largest, most complex and cross-jurisdictional insolvency in Irish corporate history.

  • Quinn Group

    on all aspects of its £1.3bn corporate restructuring.

  • The Administrators

    of The Care Circle Ltd and Slemish Homes Ltd

  • The Administrators

    of Carvill Group Ltd, KPL Developments Ltd, Fultons Fine Furnishings and the Taggart Group Ltd.

  • A Bank

    in relation to the demerger and restructure of one of the largest corporate groups on the island of Ireland.

  • The Administrators

    of Valto, Shanidar, Quito Developments, Ormeau Gas and Acheson & Glover.