William Day

Arthur Cox - Ireland

Partner, Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency


+353 1 920 1172

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Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Restructuring and insolvency


Willie specialises in insolvency and corporate recovery/restructuring, both formal and informal. He advises banks, creditors and other stakeholders on their rights and options both in formal proceedings and restructuring projects.  Involved in most of the high profile insolvencies in Ireland in recent years advising insolvency practitioners from the major accountancy practices as well as specialist insolvency firms.

  • Advised Grant Thornton as Examiner of Petroceltic Investment Plc;
  • Advised Deloitte as Receiver of Johnstown House Hotel;
  • Advised Ernst & Young on the Receivership and sale of Doonbeg Golf Resort;
  • Advised KPMG on the Receivership of Komady Limited and allied litigation;
  • Advised Bank of Ireland and Deloitte on the Receivership of the Greenstar group of companies.

  • Financial restructuring
  • Restructuring and insolvency

  • Financial services
  • Industrials
  • Investment management
  • Real estate
  • Tourism

  • Incorporated Law Society of Ireland

  • Former Chairman of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners
  • Council Member Insol Europe
  • R3
  • Insolvency Lawyers Association

  • BCL, University College Dublin, 1986
  • Admitted as a solicitor, 1992