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McDowell Purcell

THE CAPEL BUILDING, MARY'S ABBEY, DUBLIN 7, IRELAND
Tel:
Work +353 1 828 0600
Fax:
Fax +353 1 828 0614
Email:
Web:
www.mcdowellpurcell.ie
Dublin, Dublin

Mark Woodcock

Tel:
Work +353 1 828 0600
Email:
Barry Doyle & Co Solicitors

Work Department

Insolvency & Restructuring.

Position

As the Head of the firm’s Insolvency and Restructuring Department, Mark has acted in many high profile liquidations, receiverships and examinerships of recent years. In addition, Mark advises senior bankers in many of the lending institutions in Ireland and is involved in multiple High Court, Commercial Court and Supreme Court proceedings against defaulting borrowers, personal guarantors and syndicated property companies and partnerships. Mark also has considerable experience in commercial litigation generally, dealing with many areas, from shareholder and partnership breakdown to various forms of contractual and tortious disputes. As an experienced public speaker, Mark lectures in the Law Society of Ireland and in Chartered Accountants Ireland on insolvency law. He is a founding member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners (ISIP) and has sat on the Technical Committee for many years. He is also an active member of Insol Europe and has contributed to many publications in journals, including the Irish Times and Accountancy Ireland.

Career

Admitted as a solicitor, 1999. Partner in McDowell Purcell since 2008.

Member

The Law Society of Ireland, Insol Europe, The International Bar Association, Founding member of ISIP (the Irish Society of Insolvency Practioners) and sits on its technical committee.

Education

BA 1992, University College Dublin. Diploma in Commercial Law, 2001, Law Society of Ireland.


Ireland

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Killian O’Reilly heads the team at McDowell Purcell, which is particularly active in financial services and insolvency litigation, as well as acting for several clients in relation to highly sensitive cyber breaches. Susie Higgins and Mark Woodcock are the other key team members.

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Insolvency and corporate restructuring

Within: Insolvency and corporate restructuring

McDowell Purcell’s caseload included contentious receiverships, examinerships and liquidations. The team is also acting for the Official Assignee in Bankruptcy in a bankruptcy estate case with cross-border elements. ‘Experienced’ and ‘widely respected’ practice head Mark Woodcock is an ‘excellent negotiator’ with ‘strong interpersonal skills’.

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