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Insolvency and Restructuring

It is at times of stressful negotiations such as insolvency that clients need a steadying hand, clever management and access to specialist experience.

quotes The people are what sets Philip Lee apart from other legal firms, particularly the level of partner availability, engagement and input at all stages of a transaction. Legal 500, 2022

Our strength is our teamwork. Whether you are a business in difficulty or your interest is as a bank or other lender, Philip Lee’s trademark collegiality means you can draw on the skills of other partners in tax, employment and IP simultaneously. Our team advises public and private bodies on insolvency law issues and in particular on the impact of liquidation, receivership, examinership, schemes of arrangement on corporate contracts, bonds and security arrangements.

A sample of the diverse nature of our work includes:

  • Acting on behalf of a secured creditor in a company liquidation
  • Acting on behalf of a liquidator in proceedings for the disqualification of directors
  • Advising a multinational company in relation to the potential impact of Irish insolvency events to various consents, bonds and permissions held by an Irish company which was providing security to the multinational
  • Acting on behalf of the shareholders in a corporate restructure of a promotions company relating to an internationally renowned music and arts festival
  • Acting on behalf of an examiner in examination proceedings
  • Advising a charge holder on its rights following the liquidation of a company over which it held a legal charge
  • Advising a grant authority in relation to threatened liquidation and dissolution of beneficiary companies in receipt of significant state funds
  • Advising a semi state organisation on its contractual right to recover the monies due to it and prosecuting the proceedings to secure recovery of the monies due

Clients seek our advice across the following legal areas:

  • Business restructures and corporate recovery
  • Arrangements with creditors
  • Bankruptcy and personal insolvency
  • Company dissolution and liquidation
  • Receiverships and examinerships
  • Insolvency proceedings
  • Disqualification of directors

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Andreas McConnell

John O’Donoghue

George Kennedy

Eoin Brereton

Ita O’Sullivan

Eimear Fitzgibbon

Bernard McEvoy

Eoghan Doyle