Ms Judith Riordan > Mason Hayes & Curran LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP
D04 TR29
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Work Department

Commercial Litigation


Judith Riordan primarily advises on insolvency and 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.

She has experience advising both domestic and international clients in cross border cases. Her expertise spans a range of sectors, including retail, hospitality, financial services, construction, manufacturing, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and travel/leisure.

Judith also has extensive experience of insolvency related litigation.

Judith is admitted as an attorney in New York and as a solicitor in Ireland. She is a council member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners and a member of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation.


The Law Society of Ireland; Council Member, Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners.


University College Dublin (BCL).

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Insolvency and corporate restructuring

(Leading individuals)

Judith RiordanMason Hayes & Curran LLP

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP advises on the full range of insolvency and restructuring matters, from assisting the liquidators of distressed companies to representing creditors in court actions to recover debts. In addition to representing insolvency practitioners from the Big Four accountancy firms, the practice also counts a number of financial institutions among its clients. Practice co-head Judith Riordan handles both contentious and non-contentious insolvency work, including cross-border matters, and fellow co-head Maurice Phelan frequently acts in litigation. Frank Flanagan provides ‘succinct commercial advice at the right times’ and David Ormsby offers a ‘fresh and innovative approach to restructuring and related litigation’.