Judith Riordan


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.


  • Insolvency & Restructuring

  • Commercial Litigation

Representative Matters

Representing insolvency office holders in various insolvencies including:

  • 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


Legal 500, 2021

Judith is a ‘Leading Individual’.

Chambers & Partners, 2021

Clients appreciate that Judith is "commercial in her decision making."

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Areas of Expertise

Restructuring & Insolvency Commercial Disputes

Professional Memberships

The Law Society of Ireland

Council Member, Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners


University College Dublin (BCL)