Maurice is a partner and Head of our Dispute Resolution team. His personal focus is on Commercial Litigation, Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency. Maurice has experience in a wide range of commercial litigation matters including high value contractual and tortious disputes and shareholders disputes, often with an international component.
Maurice frequently acts for financial institutions in complex commercial disputes and he has also acted for both claimants and respondents in domestic and international commercial arbitrations.
Maurice routinely advises insolvency office holders and stakeholders in the insolvency process. He also advises companies and their directors in distressed situations on corporate restructuring and insolvency issues.
‘Leading Individual’ who “...can be depended upon to provide careful but commercial solutions to seemingly intractable problems”. Clients “trust his judgment”.
Maurice is "composed, clear and thorough".
"Maurice Phelan is as sharp of a mind as there is – calming and focused and invaluable"
“Precise, clear and strategic in all of his advice. He had a deep understanding of every single procedural element."
"Technically brilliant, pragmatic and commercial".
Maurice is recognised as a “Leading Individual”.
The International Bar Association - Vice-Chair of Insolvency Section Subcommittee
The Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners
University College Dublin (BCL, LLM)
Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, UCD (HDBS)