Declan de Lacy
Specialisation: Corporate Advisory and Insolvency
Telephone: +353 1 496 1444
Declan is a director with PKF O’Connor, Leddy & Holmes. He joined the firm in 2012 and leads the firm’s Corporate Recovery Department.
Declan is a Chartered Accountant and has degrees in both economics and law. Declan was appointed a Peace Commissioner in 2006 by the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform.
Declan has more than ten years experience in corporate finance and corporate recovery. He has assisted clients from a broad range of sectors with strategic planning, restructuring, project appraisal, and project finance. He has undertaken numerous formal insolvency assignments including receiverships and liquidations. He has also been engaged by lenders to conduct examinations of borrowers affairs, and to advise on whether or not to provide additional financial support.
The advisory assignments that Declan has undertaken involved a broad range of sectors including property & construction, hotels and leisure, the motor trade, and retail.
The corporate restructuring assignments that Declan has undertaken involved preparing restructuring proposals, negotiating with banks and other creditors, and helping clients to implement the changes proposed.
Declan has written extensively and delivered CPD lectures on corporate restructuring and insolvency.
Declan has extensive international experience and has advised on projects in locations as diverse as South America, the Caribbean, and Africa. Whilst undertaking international assignments Declan has developed a detailed understanding of structuring complex transactions across multiple jurisdictions.
Declan also has broad experience in the preparation and audit of financial statements and holds an auditing certificate issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
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