Paddy O' Connell
Consulting Partner


Paddy O'Connell is head of Restructuring Advisory at RSM Ireland, a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner with 24 years Restructuring Advisory and Formal Insolvency experience. Paddy is a member of RSM’s European Restructuring Group and has a proven track record, advising on profile restructuring assignments, acting as Receiver on corporate and fixed charge appointments, being appointed Liquidator for creditors voluntary and Court liquidations, to a specialism in solvent winding up by way of members voluntary liquidation.

Applying his expertise across a range of sectors including real estate, construction, manufacturing, motor, IT, and retail, Paddy has also undertaken IBR’s for Financial Institutions and due diligence reports for indigenous clients.

Paddy has extensive property experience, is the construction sector lead within the firm, and is a member of RSM’s European Real Estate Group


Death of a Company, more a case of corporate euthanasia than an execution! – Solvent winding up

27 July 2017
It may be time to consider how the burden of a solvent winding on those charged with governance can be eased by the appointment of an independent liquidator. Here at RSM Ireland we are frequently asked by clients to act as accountants, tax advisors or auditors.  We also receive requests for assurance services such as financial due diligence...

RSM report on access to finance in the construction industry

7 October 2017
A survey by RSM and the Construction Industry Federation has found that construction companies are still facing significant difficulties in accessing funding to invest in their businesses and to deliver viable housing and infrastructure projects. READ THE FULL REPORT HERE ...

Debt warehousing update and SCARP as restructuring option

As a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Irish economy has been impacted by unprecedented disruption and many businesses have seen significant changes to their trading models, operational structures, and their liquidity position. One would have anticipated an immediate economic fallout for businesses most directly affected. This has not been ...

Business Plus - Time To Review The Underlying Business Model 2022

As published in Business plus. Paddy O’Connell is head of Restructuring Advisory at RSM Ireland, and has 25 years of restructuring advisory and formal insolvency experience. He has advised on restructuring across a range of sectors including real estate, construction, manufacturing, motor, IT, and retail. O’Connell has extensive property...