John Donald

John Donald | Corporate Insolvency and Recovery Lawyer | Arthur Cox
  • John Donald
  • PARTNER
  • +353 1 920 1191
  • Arthur Cox, Ten Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 T380, Ireland

Expertise

John specialises in insolvency and corporate recovery, with particular emphasis on corporate restructuring, through both formal and informal insolvency procedures. Formerly a partner within our Corporate and M&A Group, John also has extensive experience advising on all aspects of Irish company law, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, IPOs and fund raising (both for public and private companies) and corporate reorganisations.

Experience

John has acted for various domestic and international businesses. He has worked on significant transactions with the following clients:

  • a syndicate of senior lenders on the reorganisation of the Quinn Group.
  • Musgrave Group in relation to its acquisition of the Superquinn business and related assets from a receiver appointed by a bank syndicate.
  • Total Produce plc in relation to its acquisition, through a joint venture, of an interest in the business and certain assets of Flancare (Clonmel) Distribution Limited from a provisional liquidator.
  • the directors of and the investors in McSweeney Group in relation to its successful petition for, and emergence from, examinership.
  • the directors of and the investors in Fallon & Byrne Limited in relation to its successful petition for, and emergence from, examinership.
  • Musgrave Group in relation to its acquisition of the business of SuperValu Churchtown and related assets from a receiver appointed by the vendors’ bankers.
Education
  • LL.B, 2000, Trinity College, Dublin
Professional
  • Admitted as a solicitor (Ireland), 2004
Memberships
  • The Law Society of Ireland
  • Dublin Solicitors Bar Association