Judith Riordan primarily advises on insolvency and financial restructuring matters, together with all related litigation.
She has broad experience advising and protecting the interests of all stakeholders in formal insolvency processes including examinership, liquidation, receivership and bankruptcy. She routinely represents insolvency office-holders (both in court and out of court) and also advises companies and their officers in relation to solvency issues at a time when decision making is critical.
In addition to advising troubled businesses and office holders, Judith frequently advises secured creditors and senior lenders, financial institutions, trade creditors and investors in formal insolvency processes and informal work-out arrangements.
She has experience advising both domestic and international clients in cross border cases. Her expertise spans a range of sectors, including retail, hospitality, financial services, construction, manufacturing, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and travel/leisure.
Judith also has extensive experience of insolvency related litigation.
Judith is admitted as an attorney in New York and as a solicitor in Ireland. She is a council member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners and a member of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation.
Insolvency & Restructuring
Advising the liquidator of Coast Stores Ireland Limited (in liquidation)
Advising the Dixons Group in the orderly wind down of its mobile telephone business in Ireland
Advising a high-profile pharmaceutical R&D start-up experiencing solvency issues in Ireland and the US
Advising the liquidator of the Zoe Group
"Very quick to turn work around, and is very commercially minded".
"Commercial, responsive, practical and engaged."
Judith Riordan brings “a very hands-on approach to challenging situations”.
"Highly skilled and knowledgeable"
"Has a very deep understanding of numerous areas"