Caitriona advises clients on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious insolvency matters, both corporate and personal. 

Caitriona advises clients on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious insolvency matters, both corporate and personal. Since qualifying as a solicitor in 2010, her practice has focused in the niche area of insolvency and business restructuring. Caitriona has advised, or is currently acting for, the majority of Northern Ireland’s leading insolvency practitioners (IPs), as well as regional IPs in their capacities as Trustee in Bankruptcy, Administrator, Liquidator and/Supervisors of CVAs/IVAs. She also advises local and national lenders on enforcement and recovery options including reviewing security, dealing with CVA/IVA voting queries and all other insolvency related matters. 

Caitriona obtained a Distinction in the Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency (CPI) Exam in 2013.  She is recognised as a “Next Generation Partner” in The Legal 500 and a “Star Associate” by Chambers and Partners.

Jurisdiction: Northern Ireland

Experience

  • Acting on behalf of a Trustee in Bankruptcy of a bankrupt, a former local businessman: Investigations into the bankruptcy estate identified a number of adjustable transactions. Caitriona has acted on behalf of the Trustee in successfully overturning these transactions in both NI and the USA, resulting in realisations for the bankruptcy estate in the sum of circa £1.5million
  • Reviewing security and advising on enforcement options for a national lender relating to a well-known restaurant business
  • Advising a national lender in respect of enforcement and recovery options relating to an individual borrower’s shortfall liability
  • Acting on behalf of Liquidator of a Company: the Liquidator initially disclaimed their interest in the land however the land later became subject to a High Court adverse possession challenge by two other parties on the basis that it was allegedly a valuable ransom strip.

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