James Riordan


Jim is a partner in our Commercial Department and heads up our Receiverships and Liquidations Team specialising in Insolvency, Receiverships, Liquidations, Restructuring and Recovery, and Banking law.

He also has extensive experience in commercial law including drafting of complex commercial contracts and the creation, acquisition and disposal of businesses. He has acted for many years as general counsel for a number of large corporations.

Jim prides himself on his availability to his clients and his main strength is his unrivalled combination of specialist knowledge and clear considered advice informed by commercial realities.

Jim, a Cork native, received his B.C.L. Degree from U.C.C. and qualified as a solicitor in 1973. He did post graduate work in European Community Law and Company Law in U.C.C. whilst in his initial years of practice and was admitted to the New York Bar in 1983.