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Greensmyth, William


Greensmyth, William

Firm: Walkers
Position: Of Counsel
Address: The Anchorage 17 - 19 Sir John Rogerson's Quay Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 470 6679
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Special Areas:

William Greensmyth is based in Walkers' Ireland office where he is an of counsel in the firm's Insolvency and Dispute Resolution Group. Will's principal practice areas are formal insolvency procedures and contentious litigation.

In particular, Will advises financial institutions and private equity firms in relation to distressed loan situations, enforcement options and remedies available and acting for insolvency practitioners once appointed as receivers, liquidators or examiners. Will often provides discrete advices to directors in relation to their duties as directors where companies are facing insolvency.

In addition, Will has considerable experience in court liquidations and advising liquidators

Will has a particular interest in the rapidly developing area of personal insolvency and often advises individuals on debt relief options available to them under the Personal Insolvency Act 2012.

As a litigator, Will has acted on a number of high profile Commercial Court matters, and was lead solicitor in a successful fraudulent disposition action under Section 608 of the Companies Act 2014.


LLB Law and European Studies, University of Limerick
PG Diploma, International Financial Services Law, University College Dublin
Admitted to the Roll of the Law Society of Ireland 2009


Admitted In:
Member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners
Member of Insol Europe
Member of the Commercial Litigation Association of Ireland
Member of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland
Member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association