Stuart Mansfield > Arthur Cox Belfast > Belfast, Northern Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Arthur Cox Belfast
Northern Ireland




Stuart Mansfield is a Partner in the Finance Group of Arthur Cox’s Belfast Office, Northern Ireland.

Stuart advises financial institutions and corporate borrowers on a wide range of domestic and international finance transactions, including secured lending (both syndicated and bilateral) and refinancing.  Stuart also advises financial institutions on distressed loan books, in particular debt restructuring and security enforcement strategies. Stuart has significant experience in structured finance transactions, such as loan mortgage portfolio acquisitions and disposals, securitisations and bond issuances.


Law Society of Northern Ireland; Law Society of England and Wales. Associate member of R3 (the Association of Business Recovery Professionals).

Lawyer Rankings

Northern Ireland > Finance > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Stuart MansfieldArthur Cox Belfast

Arthur Cox Belfast‘s team is ‘always available, professional and responsive‘; its clients include retail banks and investment funds, and it has been particularly active in advising private equity firms. The team has expertise in the financing of distressed debt purchases, as well as major loan and security sales and transfers, and real estate finance, including finance transactions for housing associations. Kieran McGarrigle heads the team; Stuart Mansfield regularly advises on structured finance transactions; and newly promoted partner Colm McElroy is noted for his strength  in private equity and distressed debt.

Northern Ireland > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Arthur Cox Belfast‘s team ‘understands the client’s business at a fundamental level‘ and ‘frequently goes above and beyond‘. The team acts for major domestic and national insolvency practitioners, financial institutions, directors, lenders and creditors in complex, high-value insolvency and restructuring matters. Kieran McGarrigle heads the practice, while Stuart Mansfield focuses on lender and creditor-driven restructurings and insolvencies. Newly promoted partner Colm McElroy‘s ‘experience and knowledge are invaluable‘.