Mr John Donald > Arthur Cox > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Arthur Cox
D02 T380

Work Department

Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency


John is a partner in our Restructuring and Insolvency Group and advises clients on all aspects of Irish insolvency and restructuring law and procedures, and related special situations and transactions.


John specialises in restructuring and insolvency law, with particular emphasis on corporate restructuring, through both formal and informal procedures. He has represented clients of the firm with respect to many of the highest profile and complex restructuring and insolvency cases in Ireland over the last ten years, and has extensive experience in all aspects of company law, distressed M&A and the purchase and work-out of distressed debt assets. John represents all classes of creditors, debtors, investors, insolvency practitioners, regulators and other stakeholders in relation to the safeguarding of their interests, the discharge of their duties and the mitigation of risk and potential liabilities.


Law Society of Ireland; Dublin Solicitors Bar Association.


LLB, 2000, Trinity College, Dublin; Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland, 2004.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Insolvency and corporate restructuring

The team at Arthur Cox stands out for its ‘impressive specialised insolvency experience‘. The group advises liquidators, creditors, examiners and the Irish central bank on insolvency and restructuring. The team also advises distressed companies on restructurings, as well as assisting with the acquisition of companies in examinership. William Day leads the team, which also includes John Donald, a specialist in restructuring. Senior associates Frances Flynn and Philippa Pierse are also noted.