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Insolvency & Corporate Restructuring

Ronan Daly Jermyn is a leading Irish law firm in the area of insolvency and corporate restructuring.  Our team works closely with our banking, conveyancing, tax, employment, debt recovery and corporate and commercial divisions, each of which has extensive experience and keen commercial insight. 

Our work includes:

  • Advising debtors in financial difficulty
  • Advising credit institutions, companies and individuals in relation to debt restructuring arrangements
  • Advising companies and insolvency practitioners with respect to all aspects of examinership law
  • Advising financial institutions in the context of borrower default to include reporting on security held
  • Advising credit institutions in relation to all aspects of receivership law
  • Advising with respect to bankruptcy and other debt restructuring arrangements
  • Advising companies, their directors and insolvency practitioners in relation to liquidations to include both creditors’ voluntary and members’ voluntary winding ups
  • Tax advice on all aspects of restructuring

With particular expertise in providing strategic advice to financial institutions in the context of borrower default and advising companies facing financial difficulties, the team has a broad and lengthy experience in the areas outlined above including some recent assignments as follows:

  • Advising the special liquidators of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Limited including acting for the joint special liquidators in the sale of the various loan portfolios, including in particular the Evergreen portfolio comprising loans in the region of €458 million.
  • Advising the joint special liquidators in the context of the ongoing legacy litigation concerning former directors of IBRC and Irish Nationwide Building Society.
  • Acting for the National Asset Management Agency in the context of the Sean Dunne bankruptcy.
  • Advising Grant Thornton, as receivers appointed over the various Sean Dunne related companies and other assets held by him.
  • Acting for Grant Thornton in the receivership of a shareholding in the Blackrock Clinic and representing the receiver in a borrower challenge to the appointment of the receiver and sale of the asset.
  • Advising KPMG, the receivers of the TF Hotel and Theatre Royal in Castlebar where a borrower challenged the appointment of receivers and successfully defeated.
  • Acting for the receivers, PwC of the Fota Island Resort.
  • Advised Kiawah Developments in the context of its investment in the Doonbeg Golf Resort.
  • Acting for NAMA in a number of large scale cases, including successfully defending plenary proceedings issued by a NAMA debtor against NAMA and advising NAMA in relation to comprehensive settlements reached.
  • Acted for William Carr & Sons, a seafood processing company in the context of the provision of insolvency advice to its directors and the appointment of a receiver.
  • Advising Bank of Scotland, AIB, Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank in a broad range of enforcement actions including related litigation and large scale receiverships.


  • "Ronan Daly Jermyn acts for domestic and international financial institutions, prominent insolvency practitioners, distressed companies, directors and creditors. The team is advising KPMG on the examinership of Dobbins Wine Bistro. Cork-based Ashling Walsh is ‘good for advisory work’". – The Legal 500
  • “The department is spearheaded by Emma Crowley, “an excellent lawyer with a strong reputation”.  She is a versatile practitioner of expertise encompassing all issues involving distressed companies.”Chambers Europe
  • Ronan Daly Jermyn “focuses on the client.”The Legal 500

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