Restructuring & Insolvency

A&L Goodbody's Restructuring and Insolvency team has unrivalled experience and expertise in the Irish legal market. This comes from acting as lead advisor on the most high profile and challenging restructurings in Irish corporate history. Our team advised the Special Liquidators to IBRC and acted on the Quinn Group and eircom restructurings - the most significant and complex restructurings in recent years.

Our combined Dublin and Belfast team, together with other experts throughout the firm, advise domestic and international stakeholders including insolvency practitioners, creditors, directors, shareholders and investors in and purchasers of distressed businesses. We have particular in-depth understanding of the issues arising in cross-border insolvencies.

Our services include advising on:

  • Restructuring and reorganisations
  • Debt restructuring and rescheduling
  • Equity capital raising and restructuring
  • Distressed businesses
  • All insolvency processes including examinership
  • Directors, shareholders and creditor


  • The Special Liquidators of IBRC

    on the sale of the bank’s loan book with a par value in excess of €20bn.

  • Blackstone Group

    in relation to all aspects of the Debenhams’ examinership.

  • EY

    as the receivers of companies within the Spencer Dock Development.

  • NAMA

    on restructuring and enforcement work in respect of certain large borrowers.

  • Ladbrokes

    on its successful restructuring via examinership.

  • The Receiver

    of the Bloxham partnership.

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